Tenley-Friendship
Neighborhood Library

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Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:00 am

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to 1 year. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere.
Move to the Music

Move to the Music!

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:30 am

Adults of all ages are welcome to Move to the Music! Kathy Gracenin will incorporate elements of Tai Chi, Yoga, Qi Gong and Dance to help the body and mind. Dancing a little each day improves strength, balance and alignment and improves the health of your brain. Dancing in your chair is also great! Class size is limited to 25 participants, so arrive early.
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Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:00 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 1-3 years and their grownups 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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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:30 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to three years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment.
Lego construction crew

Lego Construction Crew

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 4:00 pm

We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination. Recommended for ages 4-12.

Lunchtime Music Series

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 12:00 pm

Come hear a delightful live music performance, enjoy a delicious boxed lunch and participate in a facilitated conversation with people from your community. This program is intended for DC residents age 60 plus. Please register here (scroll down to find the registration form for the Tenley program). If if you would like lunch, register at least one week in advance.
Fearless Art class

Fearless Art with Meg Artley

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 1:00 pm

Discover (or re-discover) and tap into your own creative power. Using the theories of creativity and art-making expressed by Julia Cameron in The Artist’s Way and Elizabeth Gilbert in Big Magic as guideposts, participants play, discover, and embrace process rather than perfection to see what the universe has in store for them that day. Each class session will focus on a new project and technique, working with colored pencils, watercolor, pen and ink, acrylic paints, building 3 dimensional forms, and collage.
blocks and baby toes

Toys and Tots Play Date

Friday, June 21, 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.      
Ukuleles

Ukulele Learn ’n Play for Make Music Day

Friday, June 21, 2019, 1:30 pm

Kids come celebrate Make Music Day by learning to play the ukulele with instructors from Middle C Music. Ukuleles will be provided for hands-on learning.                                                     
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Preschool Story Time

Friday, June 21, 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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