Neighborhood Library

Tenley Winterfest

Saturday, Dec. 7

It's once again time to celebrate the 2013 Tenley Winterfest! The day starts with the Janney 5K, then shop at Janney Elementary School's 9th Annual Winter Market for unique holiday gifts and treats.Explore the Winter Garden of Lights featuring crafts, roasted chestnuts,and games!There is always hot cocoa and delicious food along Albemarle!

Author Talk: Steve Vogel, 'Through the Perilous Fight'

Presented by the Friends of Tenley-Friendship Library

In a rousing account of one of the critical turning points in American history,

Free T'ai Chi Class

T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

On Monday, Nov.

Sales As A Strategy

A seminar on sales strategies for small businesses

Want to learn how to increase your sales as a small business?Come learn about the new book Sales As A Strategy, which discusses sustainable small business sales practices.

Hunger Games and Catching Fire Trivia Tournaments for Teens

May the odds be ever in your favor!

Do you think you know more about Katniss and Peeta than all your friends? More about President Snow and Panem than President Snow himself? Are you just a Hunger Games Fanatic? Can you not wait for the release of Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Nov. 22? 

Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Holiday Hazards

On Monday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m., Dr. Janine Calabro and Dr. Miranda Hillyard will present an overview of holiday season preparedness in our large meeting room.Join us for helpful hints on traveling with your pet, as well as how to steer clear of toxic holiday plants and potentially dangerous decorations!

Explorers Club Fall Challenge

Calling all explorers! There's still time to enter the Explorers Club Fall Challenge. Stop into the library to sign up and pick up your Explorers Log. Inside the log, you'll find a series of quests and challenges to complete.Complete challenges to earn points; earn enough points, and you'll win a prize!

Board Books Get the Classic Treatment

Once again Early Literacy takes center stage, but this time a New York Times article reviews a recent trend in books for the youngest “readers," board book adaptations of classic novels.

Author Talk with Jerry Parr

Secret Agent Who Saved Ronald Regan's Life

Meet Jerry Parr. In 1981, he was the agent standing next to Ronald Reagan when John Hinckley Jr., stepped out of the crowd, intent on killing the president. In the Secret Service is an adrenaline-filled ride through the life of the agent who saved Ronald Reagan’s life.

Tackling One of Life's Most Difficult Jobs

Recently a Washington Post article discussed a study that suggests that yelling is as harmful as spanking when disciplining children. So what should parents do? The library has a wide range of parent guides that might be what you need to help you navigate one of life’s toughest jobs: parenting.