Tenley-Friendship
Neighborhood Library

Tai Chi

T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 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.
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Afterschool Lounge

Thursday, Sept. 22, 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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Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, 7 p.m.

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

Preschool Story Time

Friday, Sept. 23, 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. 
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, 11 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 and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.  
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

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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Tenley Readers Unite! Fall Book Club Meeting

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

Tenley Readers Unite or TRU Crew is a Book Club for 4th to 7th graders and it’s back for the fall.  New and returning clubbers are welcome at this informational meeting.  We’ll talk about books we want to read, vote on October’s pick, and share some munchies. TRU Crew welcomes readers between the ages of 8 and 12. We will meet once every month from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Children's Meeting Room.   Fall 2016 meeting dates are: September 24 October 22 November 19 December 17
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Viniyoga Mondays

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Have a balanced autumn with the help of Viniyoga, a type of gentle hatha yoga. After many 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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Afterschool Lounge

Monday, Sept. 26, 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. 
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, 10:30 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 18-36 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 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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