Tenley-Friendship
Neighborhood Library

New Email Address for Baby Lap Time Sign Up

Tenley-Friendship Library is now using a new email address for Baby Lap Time Registration. To register, please email tenleylibrary@dc.gov, call 202-727-1449, or stop by the children’s desk. 

Under the Sea: Live Sea Creatures Coming to Tenley-Friendship Library

Kids, ages 7-13, come learn about aquatic life as professional marine biologist, Andrew Wilson, presents live sea animals. The program, Under the Sea, will showcase various sea creatures and discuss the importance of marine conservation. Have a fun time while exploring how you too can help preserve the marine environment. [Check out these books on oceans an marine life.]

Supported Decision Making, Guardianship and the Other Alternatives

Part of the Special Needs Information Series

Join our partners, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities, Inc., on Tuesday, May 13 at 6 p.m. in the Large Conference Room for "Supported Decision Making, Guardianship and the Other Alternatives."

Making Math Fun Using Art

Math Quilts Workshop with Artist Karen O. Brown

Kids, come join local Artist Karen O. Brown and use your creativity to make art while exploring math and design ideas. [Check out these fun books on math and design.] Using brightly colored card-stock paper, make cool creations that explore math concepts such as patterns, symmetry, shapes, fractions, and even geometry.

Reading and Q&A with Chinelo Okparanta

Author of 'Happiness, Like Water'

Join us as Chinelo Okparanta reads from her debut story collection, Happiness, Like Water, which was an Editor's Choice in The New York Times  Sunday Book Review. 

Special Needs Trusts

Part of the Special Needs Information Series

Join our partners, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities, Inc., on Tuesday, April 22 at 6 p.m.

Get Happy!

Take steps to visualize a happier you

No. 1 New York Times Bestseller The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin, is one woman’s attempt to take achieving happiness into her own hands.

Jim Henson Movie Marathon

Jim Henson changed the art of puppetry forever. He helped introduce a show that transformed children's television. He created new worlds and the creatures that inhabited them.He was a hometown boy, graduating from the University of Maryland and getting his professional start right here in local television. He brought both joy and humor into our lives.

Talk With Author Roger Engle

'Stories From a Small Town: Remembering My Childhood in Hedgesville, West Virginia'

Come join independent author Roger Engle on Wednesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. as he speaks from his memoir, Stories from a Small Town: Remembering My Childhood in Hedgesville, West Virginia, followed by a book sale and signing.

Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Canine behavior, training and enrichment

Please join us on Monday, April 21 at 7 p.m. in the Large Conference Room as Dr. Ashley Gallagher will present a lecture on how to be your dog's best friend.From getting started early with proper training techniques, to engaging in activities that will challenge them both physically and mentally - come learn how to give your dog an enriched and happy life!

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