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'Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail' by Cheryl Strayed

At the age of 22, Cheryl Strayed unexpectedly lost her mother to cancer, sending her into a downward spiral of deliberate self-destruction and bad choices. Four years later, at the age of 26, Strayed’s marriage is the victim of chronic infidelity, she’s bouncing from one low-paying job to another, and most frighteningly, she’s dabbling in heroin.

Come Knit for a D.C. Community Cause

Come join the Upper NW Knitters on Wednesday, April 24 as they host Knit Forward's basket full of organic cotton yarn with baby blankets at various stages of completion. The goal is to communally knit one-of-a-kind blankets that will be donated to D.C.

Adult Summer Reading Program

A Groundbreaking Read with the History/Biography Book Club

Join us on June 24 when the History/Biography Book Club will read The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War by Lynn H. Nicholas.

National Day of Silence

As local residents celebrate D.C. Emancipation Day on April 16, students across the country observe Day of Silence.

Exhibit Announcement

Come learn about Washington, D.C.'s local history with the exhibit, Peirce Mill: Two Hundred Years in the Nation's Capital, during the month of April.

Tenley Library Explorers Club

A new weekly activity for school aged children at the Tenley-Friendship Library

Have you ever wanted to explore outer space? Look inside of a volcano? Discover the inner workings of a poem? You can with the Explorers Club!

Young Playwrights’ Theater Workshop

At the Tenley-Friendship Library

Join Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT) at Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a FREE after-school program. In six action-packed workshops beginning April 10 at 4 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, participants will learn about playwriting and acting through fun games and activities. Participants will also have the opportunity to create and perform an original play about our community!

Young Prose Book Group

A Book Group for Young Professionals

Are you a D.C. young professional between 21 and 35? Do you like discussing books and drinking beer—preferably at the same time?

Knitting for a DC Community Cause

Tenley-Friendship Library is Knit Forward's next location!

Language Learning Audiobooks

Are you interested in learning a language, but don't have time for classes?Are you planning your summer vacation abroad and need to beef up your language skills?With your DC Public Library Card you have access to over 250 language audiobook titles in OverDrive! Titles include programs for beginners to advanced speakers and everyday phrases. Audiobooks are easily downloadable to a personal computer or mobile device.

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