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Neighborhood Library

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, 11:30 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 60 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
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Afterschool Lounge

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.  Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19. 

Lego Construction Crew

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, 4 p.m.

We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
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Junot Diaz and the Art of Writing in Spanglish

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, 7 p.m.

Come join this interactive discussion, led by author Aaron Hamburger, who teaches writing at the George Washington University, to explore how Diaz’s inventive use of Spanglish creates a uniquely layered reading experience, resulting in different stories for different readers.
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Afterschool Lounge

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area. Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome.  Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis. Ages 11-19. 
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Pajama Movie Night: Monsters, Inc.

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, 6 p.m.

Put on your PJs and join Sulley and his one-eyed partner and best friend, Mike, as they try to return little girl back home after she wanders into to Monstropolis in Monsters, Inc. Food, pillows, and blankets are welcome
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Neuroscience Discussions

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, 6 p.m.

Join William B. Marks, Ph.D. and attorney Jeanine Hull for a guided discussion of trauma and the brain.
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Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join a supportive circle of advanced adult writers. Writing enthusiast, Maura Policelli, facilitates this informal group.
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T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

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.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, 10 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-40 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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