A quiet space for writers, artists and craftspeople to work side-by-side on individual projects. Bring your work and ideas and we will provide tea and a tranquil setting. Thursdays from 10 am.m. - 12 p.m. in the Medium Conference Room.
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 years with their parents or caregivers.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are 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 grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Join us for a fun story time with adorable dogs each month.
We kick off this story time with a book, some songs and then it is your turn. Bring your own book, make up a story, or grab a book here in the library to read to a lovable doggie.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.