Neighborhood Library

Author Talk with Jerry Parr

Secret Agent Who Saved Ronald Regan's Life

Meet Jerry Parr. In 1981, he was the agent standing next to Ronald Reagan when John Hinckley Jr., stepped out of the crowd, intent on killing the president. In the Secret Service is an adrenaline-filled ride through the life of the agent who saved Ronald Reagan’s life.

Tackling One of Life's Most Difficult Jobs

Recently a Washington Post article discussed a study that suggests that yelling is as harmful as spanking when disciplining children. So what should parents do? The library has a wide range of parent guides that might be what you need to help you navigate one of life’s toughest jobs: parenting.

Get Ready for Halloween with Scary Stories for All Ages

Check out these spooky stories to get in the Halloween spirit!

ChildrenDeep and Dark and DangerousBy Mary Downing HahnThirteen-year-old Ali plans on using her summer vacation in Maine to discover more about her family’s shadowy past in the place where her mother used to spend her summers.

'Cairo 678'

Film Presentation

Cairo 678 is a 2010 Egyptian film by director Mohamed Diab. This amazing film focuses on the sexual harassment of women in Egypt. The film took top prize in the 2010 Dubai International Film Festival, Muhr Arab category.

'CATASTROPHE 1914: Europe Goes to War'

Max Hastings does it again with this great historical novel where he examines the final six months of a single year when the world descended from an idyllic, albeit unstable, age into the chasm of carnage and upheaval that is known as World War I. 

Tenley-Friendship Library Open Sunday, Oct. 6

Celebrate With Mayor Gray, Receive A Special Prize

The Tenley-Friendship Library is open this Sunday, Oct. 6 from 1-5 p.m. Celebrate the first Sunday of October with Mayor Vincent Gray, programs, entertainment and refreshments. The first 100 customers receive a special prize. We'll see you there.

East of The River Boys and Girls Steel Band Orchestra

Steel Band Musical Presentation

Celebrate our new expanded hours with steel pan music.Join the Tenley Friendship Neighborhood Library as they groove to the sweet musical rhythms of the East of The River Boys and Girls Steel Band Orchestra.They will tantalize your listening senses with melodious Calypso and Soca music from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6.

Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Urgent Care 101: How to identify potential problems with your pet

Join us on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Large Conference Room when we will be joined by Drs. Jennifer Gonzales and Nicola Moore.

Somerset Grove

Author Talk

Join the Tenley Friendship Library on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. as we host Dionne Peart, author of Somerset Place: A Novel.This is her debut novel and it is a page turner.  

Explorers Club Fall Challenge

Calling all explorers! Are you ready for an adventure?