Neighborhood Library

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Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 7:00 pm

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

Family Story Time

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:30 am

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, November 7, 2016, 10:30 am

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.
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Meditation for Health and Wellness

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7:00 pm

Meditation is being prescribed by many medical practitioners and has been widely recognized as a means to enhance one’s health and reduce stress. Throughout the nation, meditation has become a positive force for health and well being. Join David Newcomb,  long time meditator for this lively and engaging workshop. The presentation will allow time for questions.  
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Short Story Workshops with Writopia

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 3:30 pm

Attention young writers! Express yourself and have fun after school this autumn. The Writopia Lab will lead four Short Story Writing Workshops for teens ages 13 & up. Space is limited so please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov to register. 
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Archaeology of Tenleytown

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 7:00 pm

Learn more about the history of human habitation in Tenleytown with Dr. Ruth Trocolli, the Archaeologist for the District of Columbia.
Tai Chi

T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 7:30 pm

Join Susan Lowell from tenleytowntaichi.com and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art, which weaves together meditation and relaxation with the wisdom of Chinese medicine. Experience a gentle, traditional movement system which emphasizes softness and stability, comfort and awareness as a path to improved health, and find out why it is celebrated by NIH, the Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School.

Pajama Movie Night: Up

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:00 pm

Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But curmudgeonly Carl's worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard. Food, pillows, and blankets are welcome.    
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Neuroscience Discussions

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:00 pm

Join William B. Marks, Ph.D. and attorney Jeanine Hull for a guided discussion of trauma and the brain.
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Game On! The International Games Day Edition

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 pm

For this month's Game On!