Join us for a Bilingual Story Time (English/Spanish) the second and fourth Thursday of every month in the story time room at 10 a.m. Stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun with Miss Veronica.Some popular titles read during our bilingual story times are:Wiggling Pockets/Bolsillos Saltarines by Pat MoraMommy!/Mama! by Mario RamosMy Day/Mi Día by Rebecca EmberlySome popular songs are:"La Araña Pequeñita (Eency Weency Spider)""Estrellita, Donde Estas? (Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star)""Bate Chocolate (Stir the Chocolate)"
Job Seekers! Beginning Thursday, January 26, come by the Tenley-Friendship Library for job search support.The clinic provides tips and support for basic activities in an online job search:• Getting prepared and organized• Creating an email account• Creating a Monster.com account• Creating and saving a sample job search• Starting a résumé• Working on an online application
Tuesday, March 6, and Tuesday, March 20 - 10:30 a.m. to Noon
Stop by Tuesday, March 6, or Tuesday, March 20, to participate in this tutorial that will cover: some basic differences between Mac and PC, the operating systems and program types, exploring the Mac, getting started, how to print, using accessory devices like thumb drives and headsets, exiting programs, setting up email, and a basic introduction to the DC Public Library home page and services.
In this segment from the 1987 PBS documentary, Eyes on the Prize, the civil rights movement discovers the power of mass demonstrations as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. emerges as its most visible leader. Some demonstrations succeed; others fail. But the triumphant March on Washington, D.C., under King's leadership, shows a mounting national support for civil rights. President John F. Kennedy proposes the Civil Rights Act. (NR - 60 minutes)Second floor auditorium.
Come by the Tenley Library for a screening of this powerful 2010 documentary directed by Stanley Nelson that highlights the story behind the "Freedom Riders," a courageous band of civil rights activists who challenged segregation in the American South in 1961. (NR - 115 minutes)Second floor auditorium.
Come by the Tenley-Friendship Library on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. to hear three local poets read and discuss their work:Fred Pollack, author of the book-length poems, The Adventure and HappinessAnne Sheldon, author of Adventures of the Faithful and The Bone SpindleMatthew Westbrook, author of Metamorphoses