Neighborhood Library

Manga Madness

Manga Madness

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, 4 p.m.

Join us at on the first Thursday of each month for Manga Madness. Watch the newest streaming anime from Crunchyroll and learn about a fascinating aspect of Japanese culture. Refreshments provided. Ages 11-19
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Neuroscience Discussions

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, 6 p.m.

Join William B. Marks, Ph.D. and attorney Jeanine Hull for a guided discussion of trauma and the brain.
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Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join a supportive circle of advanced adult writers. Writing enthusiast, Maura Policelli, facilitates this informal group.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, 10 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-40 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
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Tots and Toys Playdate

Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, 11 a.m.

Join us for an informal, indoor playdate. Kids can play with toys, browse books, visit with friends, and toddle! We'll set out toys to develop motor skills and books to encourage early literacy. You bring the little ones. For children ages birth to 3 with their parents or caregivers.  
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ESL Conversation Circle

Practice your conversational English skills with trained volunteers from the Washington English Center. We ask that participants have some language skills -- it is not a formal class. 
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Story time fun for the entire family, this 30-40 minute story time is packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.   
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Yoga Mondays

Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Take the colder months in stride with the help of various forms of gentle yoga. After several requests we were able to expand the class schedule. Each class is 75 minutes long and will be seated on a first-come, first served basis. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Afterschool Lounge

Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.  Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19. 
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 60 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.