Neighborhood Library

Tenley-Friendship Library is open on Veterans Day (observed), Nov. 10 along with seven other libraries (Mt. Pleasant, Georgetown, Petworth, Woodridge, Shaw, Benning, Anacostia). All other branches are closed. More information at http://www.dclibrary.org/holidaysopen.

Lego Construction Crew

Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 4:00 pm

We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
Winterfest yeti

Tenley WinterFest: Story Time and Craft

Saturday, November 25, 2017, 10:30 am

We celebrate Tenley WinterFest with a special story time featuring songs and stories that are frosty and fun followed by a cool craft.   While you are here, don't forget to hunt for the Yeti
Photo of a journal

Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Monday, November 27, 2017, 7:00 pm

Calling all amateur and aspiring writers. This free, friendly group of adult writers will provide feedback in a supportive environment. Note: Now meeting on Monday nights.

Job Seekers

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 2:30 pm

Get help with your resumé, cover letter and more. Two members of the Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served. 
Frosty the Snowman

Tenley WinterFest: Frosty the Snowman

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

During Tenley WinterFest, come watch Frosty go with a viewing of the animated classic Frosty the Snowman.
blocks and baby toes

Tots and Toys Playdate

Friday, December 1, 2017, 11:00 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 with their parents or caregivers.  
brass ensemble, Phelps High School, jazz

Preschool Storytime

Friday, December 1, 2017, 4:00 pm

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 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Currently, no tickets are required. However, that may change subject to demand. 
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ESL Conversation Circle

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the Washington English Center will facilitate practice sessions for speakers with previously acquired English language skills. No need to pre-register - the group is seated on a first-come, first-served basis.  
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 10:30 am

Story time fun for the entire family, this 30 minute story time is packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, 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 participate with the stories and activities during the program.   
Footster's Guide to Washington, DC: A National Jaunt

Footster's Guide to Washington, DC: A National Jaunt

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 7:00 pm

Are you looking for a new route for your daily walk? Join us as Ken Wilcox presents his new book, "A National Jaunt: Footster's Guide to Washington, D.C." a full-color guide that describes more than 90 miles of the best walks in the greater Washington, DC metro area.