Neighborhood Library

Henry Mitchell Memorial Lecture

Please join the Tenley Friends on Wednesday, June 1, at 7 p.m. when we welcome Janet Draper to the Tenley library to give the Henry Mitchell Memorial Lecture.

Summer Reading Kick-off Program

Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library's Summer Reading kick-off events will take place on Saturday, June 4!At 10 a.m., preschoolers will have a story time and do a coloring craft. At 2 p.m., children ages 5 and up will create a "One World, Many Stories" quilt.

Tenley's Summer Story Time Schedule

This summer, our weekly story time schedule will remain the same, with a few additions:

"On the Road" Movie: Friday, May 6, 2 p.m.

Stop by the Tenley Library for a screening of May's "On the Road" mov

Poetry Reading: Men Without Drums

Come to the Tenley Library Wednesday, April 20, from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m.

Easy Reader Book Discussion

Beginning readers will eat cookies and discuss Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik, Wednesday, April 20, at 4 p.m. 

Special Chicks and Bunnies Preschool Story Time

Come to a special Saturday edition of our regular weekly story time programs, April 9, with a spring theme.The 10 a.m. program repeats at 11 a.m.Ages birth - 5.

Young Writers Read Their Stories

Come listen to the next generation of creative writers (and thinkers) Saturday, April 2, from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m.

President Obama’s Sister to Visit Tenley Library

Come hear debut author Maya Soetoro-Ng, sister of President Obama, present a lyrical story relaying the loving wisdom of their late mother to a young granddaughter she never met. Friday, April 15, from 6:30-8 p.m.This family event is free, but prior registration is required. The event is fully subscribed; no walk-ins can be accommodated.

DC Environmental Film Fest Screening

Come watch Footprints in the Sand (Canada, 2010, 60 min.), Wednesday, March 16, at 7 p.m.Humans have always lived along the earth’s varied coastlines. For tens of thousands of years the ocean has nurtured and inspired us, and we lived in balance with its seemingly endless bounty. All that has changed now.