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Graphic Novel Read-Alikes

Are you new to graphic novels? Did you know that DCPL has great collection? If you are interested in trying out the medium, here are few a suggestions.If you liked the DC Reads book Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi, you should try Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, both books are personal narratives set in Iran during the time around the Iranian Revolution, but while Reading Lolita deals with the author's adult life, Persepolis focuses on the author’s childhood and coming of age.

Way More Than Books!

Teen E-book & Digital Music Clinic

Did you get an iPhone 5 for Christmas? A Kindle Fire for Hanukah?  A new laptop for Kwanzaa?Come find out how to access e-books and free music from the DC Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 3 at 3 p.m. in the Large Conference Room.

Welcome to 2013!

What's Happening at Tenley-Friendship Library in 2013?

It’s a new year at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library and a brand new chance to get involved with library programs.

Young Prose Book Club

'From Hell' by Alan Moore

Are you a D.C. young professional between 21 and 35? Do you like discussing books and drinking beer — preferably at the same time?Come to the Young Prose Book Group, a casual and friendly gathering sponsored by the DC Public Library that meets the last week of each month. Our next meeting is Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. at Public Bar, 4615 41st St. NW

Tenley-Friendship Library Foreign Film Series

Please join us for the Tenley-Friendship Library's Foreign Film Series. Over the next three months we will feature one film a month. 

Tenley Author Series

James Johnston

Please join local author James Johnston on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. for a discussion of his second book, From Slave Ship to Harvard: Yarrow Mamout and the History of an African American Family.

Film Noir Matinee Series

'Beat the Devil,' 1953

This parody of John Huston’s classic 1941 film noir, The Maltese Falcon, follows the exploits of a group of swindlers and petty criminals in Italy as they await passage to the uranium fields of Kenya.

Tenley Author Series

Ann Stevens with Giles Kelly

Join local authors Ann Stevens, photographer, and Giles Kelly, writer, on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. as they discuss their recently published coffee-table book, Diplomatic Gardens of Washington,  which provides an exclusive look at private gardens behind embassy walls.

Film Noir Matinee Series

Kiss Me Deadly, 1955

What happens when writer Mickey Spillane and director Robert Aldrich team up in the middle of Red Scare-era America?

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