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Tenley-Friendship Library’s Top Staff Picks of 2013

From coming-of-age novels set in Zimbabwe, to mysteries set in New Orleans, 2013 was a great year for new books.Before we ring in 2014, we’re celebrating our picks for the best-of-the-best of the year that was. Stop by the library to check these titles out, or download them on Overdrive

'Shyamal Uncle Turns Off The Lights'

Global Lens Film Series

Join us on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. in the large conference room on the second floor as we watch Shyamal Uncle Turns Off the Lights as part of the Global Lens Film Series.

Tenley Winterfest

Saturday, Dec. 7

It's once again time to celebrate the 2013 Tenley Winterfest! The day starts with the Janney 5K, then shop at Janney Elementary School's 9th Annual Winter Market for unique holiday gifts and treats.Explore the Winter Garden of Lights featuring crafts, roasted chestnuts,and games!There is always hot cocoa and delicious food along Albemarle!

Author Talk: Steve Vogel, 'Through the Perilous Fight'

Presented by the Friends of Tenley-Friendship Library

In a rousing account of one of the critical turning points in American history,

Free T'ai Chi Class

T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

On Monday, Nov.

Sales As A Strategy

A seminar on sales strategies for small businesses

Want to learn how to increase your sales as a small business?Come learn about the new book Sales As A Strategy, which discusses sustainable small business sales practices.

Hunger Games and Catching Fire Trivia Tournaments for Teens

May the odds be ever in your favor!

Do you think you know more about Katniss and Peeta than all your friends? More about President Snow and Panem than President Snow himself? Are you just a Hunger Games Fanatic? Can you not wait for the release of Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Nov. 22? 

Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Holiday Hazards

On Monday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m., Dr. Janine Calabro and Dr. Miranda Hillyard will present an overview of holiday season preparedness in our large meeting room.Join us for helpful hints on traveling with your pet, as well as how to steer clear of toxic holiday plants and potentially dangerous decorations!

Explorers Club Fall Challenge

Calling all explorers! There's still time to enter the Explorers Club Fall Challenge. Stop into the library to sign up and pick up your Explorers Log. Inside the log, you'll find a series of quests and challenges to complete.Complete challenges to earn points; earn enough points, and you'll win a prize!

Board Books Get the Classic Treatment

Once again Early Literacy takes center stage, but this time a New York Times article reviews a recent trend in books for the youngest “readers," board book adaptations of classic novels.