Neighborhood Library


Pajama Movie Night: Cars

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 6:30 pm

With Cars 3 currently in the movie theaters, come see how it all started in the original Cars. Lightning McQueen is living life in the fast lane until he is stranded in run-down Radiator Springs. There he meets Sally, Mater, Doc Hudson, and others who help him discover that there's more to life than trophies and fame. 
Photo of an inkwell and feather pen

Tenleytown Memoir & Essay Writing Club

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 7:00 pm

Share your work and receive supportive feedback from other serious adult writers. No formal assignments will be given, but prompts and exercises are a part of the club.
blocks and baby toes

Tots and Toys Playdate

Friday, June 30, 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, June 30, 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. 
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 10:30 am

Story time fun for the entire family, this 30-40 minute story time is 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 caregivers are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.   
Photo of a crescent moon

Yoga Mondays

Monday, July 3, 2017, 10:30 am

Stretch into summer with the help of a gentle yoga practice. Classes are free and 75 minutes long. Please bring your own yoga mat.  Seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, but limited to 30 participants. Registration will open each week before class at 10:15 a.m. Preregistration is not available.
Despicable Me

Pajama Movie Night: Despicable Me

Thursday, July 6, 2017, 6:30 pm

Before you see Despicable Me 3 in the theaters, check out the the first movie in this hilarious series. Join Gru, his three adopted daughters, and hoards of minions as they try to stop Vector from stealing the moon in Despicable Me. Food, pillows, and blankets are welcome.  
Washington Nationals soft baseballs

Story Time with the Washington Nationals

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 10:00 am

Join DC Public Library for a special story time with a player from the Washington Nationals baseball team. Player name will be announced closer to the event.
Book jacket for "The Underground Railroad"

ASL Book Club: 'Underground Railroad'

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 2:00 pm

Discuss books with other people in American Sign Language. This month, the club will talk about The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. The group is facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen.