Tenley-Friendship
Neighborhood Library

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Stretches & Stories

Sunday, November 17, 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.    
Dinosaur Hunt

Dinosaur Hunt

Monday, November 18, 2019 (All day)

Track dinosaurs hidden throughout the library’s Children’s Room for a prize. It's Dinovember at Tenley Library. Enjoy other DINO-MITE events throughout the month.   
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Strong Start Community Playgroup: 12-24 Months

Monday, November 18, 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.
Family Yoga

Yoga Mondays

Monday, November 18, 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, November 18, 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, November 18, 2019, 2:30 pm

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.
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Short Trips: A Short Story Book Club

Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:30 pm

Explore the world through short stories. Our November selection is All the Names They Used for God by Anjali Sachdeva. We'll discuss the title story, All the Names for God, Manus and Glass-Lung.  
Dinosaur Hunt

Dinosaur Hunt

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 (All day)

Track dinosaurs hidden throughout the library’s Children’s Room for a prize. It's Dinovember at Tenley Library. Enjoy other DINO-MITE events throughout the month.   
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Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 10:30 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are 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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Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, November 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 are 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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