Tenley-Friendship
Neighborhood Library

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Toys and Tots Play Date

Friday, December 13, 2019, 10:30 am

Join us for an informal, indoor playdate. Kids can play with toys, browse books, visit with friends and toddle! We'll set out toys to develop motor skills and books to encourage early literacy, you bring the little ones. For children ages birth to 3 years with their parents or caregivers.      
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Preschool Story Time

Friday, December 13, 2019, 4:00 pm

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
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ESL Conversation Circles

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 10:00 am

Practice your English conversation skills with a volunteer from the Washington English Center. Participants should be at the Advanced Beginner language level or above. No need to register -- seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Family Story Time

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 10:30 am

Fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are 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 grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
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Stretches & Stories

Sunday, December 15, 2019, 3:00 pm

Come join us for a colorful yoga story time for kids and families. Expect some gentle stretches, fun yoga poses and different breathing techniques to calm your mind. Sessions will be led by Elina, a children's yoga instructor.   Recommended for 3-6 year olds with their caregivers.    
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Strong Start DC Community Playgroup: 12-24 Months

Monday, December 16, 2019, 10:00 am

The Strong Start DC Early Intervention Program Community Playgroups are monthly hour-long sessions led by early intervention professionals at locations across the city. Families will engage in family-centered, child interest-driven play and learn about early childhood development, developmental screenings and the Strong Start DC Early Intervention Program referral process. Each session includes songs, stories, sensory experiences, motor activities and more geared toward the targeted age group. This playgroup is for children 12-24 months old.
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Yoga Mondays

Monday, December 16, 2019, 10:30 am

Join us for a relaxing and gentle yoga class for all levels of fitness and experience with yoga. Classes are limited to the first thirty (30) participants. Doors open at 10:15 a.m. and close promptly at 10:30 a.m.  Please bring your own yoga mat (other props such as straps and blocks are optional).  About the Instructors: Robin Glantz, Alexis Chen, and Alex-Marie McGuire, certified yoga teachers, bring free weekly yoga to our library.      
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Strong Start DC Community Playgroup: 24-36 Months

Monday, December 16, 2019, 11:00 am

The Strong Start DC Early Intervention Program Community Playgroups are monthly hour-long sessions led by early intervention professionals at locations across the city. Families will engage in family-centered, child interest-driven play and learn about early childhood development, developmental screenings and the Strong Start DC Early Intervention Program referral process. Each session includes songs, stories, sensory experiences, motor activities and more geared toward the targeted age group. This playgroup is for children 24-36 months old.
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, December 16, 2019, 2:30 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. This story times introduces books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for nonwalkers. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere.
Mad Country -- December Short Story Book Club

Short Trips: A Short Story Book Club

Monday, December 16, 2019, 6:30 pm

Explore the world through short stories. Our December selection is Mad Country by Samrat Upadhyah. Copies are available at the 2nd Floor Information Desk, or find it in our online catalog.

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