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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.

Get Ready for Halloween with Scary Stories for All Ages

Check out these spooky stories to get in the Halloween spirit!

ChildrenDeep and Dark and DangerousBy Mary Downing HahnThirteen-year-old Ali plans on using her summer vacation in Maine to discover more about her family’s shadowy past in the place where her mother used to spend her summers.

'Cairo 678'

Film Presentation

Cairo 678 is a 2010 Egyptian film by director Mohamed Diab. This amazing film focuses on the sexual harassment of women in Egypt. The film took top prize in the 2010 Dubai International Film Festival, Muhr Arab category.

'CATASTROPHE 1914: Europe Goes to War'

Max Hastings does it again with this great historical novel where he examines the final six months of a single year when the world descended from an idyllic, albeit unstable, age into the chasm of carnage and upheaval that is known as World War I. 

Tenley-Friendship Library Open Sunday, Oct. 6

Celebrate With Mayor Gray, Receive A Special Prize

The Tenley-Friendship Library is open this Sunday, Oct. 6 from 1-5 p.m. Celebrate the first Sunday of October with Mayor Vincent Gray, programs, entertainment and refreshments. The first 100 customers receive a special prize. We'll see you there.