Neighborhood Library

Tenley Library Explorers Club

A new weekly activity for school aged children at the Tenley-Friendship Library

Have you ever wanted to explore outer space? Look inside of a volcano? Discover the inner workings of a poem? You can with the Explorers Club!

Young Playwrights’ Theater Workshop

At the Tenley-Friendship Library

Join Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT) at Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library for a FREE after-school program. In six action-packed workshops beginning April 10 at 4 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, participants will learn about playwriting and acting through fun games and activities. Participants will also have the opportunity to create and perform an original play about our community!

Young Prose Book Group

A Book Group for Young Professionals

Are you a D.C. young professional between 21 and 35? Do you like discussing books and drinking beer—preferably at the same time?

Knitting for a DC Community Cause

Tenley-Friendship Library is Knit Forward's next location!

Language Learning Audiobooks

Are you interested in learning a language, but don't have time for classes?Are you planning your summer vacation abroad and need to beef up your language skills?With your DC Public Library Card you have access to over 250 language audiobook titles in OverDrive! Titles include programs for beginners to advanced speakers and everyday phrases. Audiobooks are easily downloadable to a personal computer or mobile device.

'Salvage the Bones' by Jesmyn Ward

In the days leading up to Hurricane Katrina, in the small coastal town of Bois Sauvage, 14-year-old Esch isn’t thinking about storing water or evacuating to higher ground.

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

DC Public Library Presents Rebecca Gale, Author of 'Trying'

Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m.

Author Rebecca Gale will discuss her new book, Trying, on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m.

TAG Team

Get Involved at the Library!

Looking for way to get involved in your community and help plan awesome events? Join TAG Team!TAG Team is the teen advisory group at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library, where teens give their input on what’s going on at the library, what programs they would like to see at the library and generally have a great time.

A Pick From the History/Biography Book Club

"On June 7, 1494, Pope Alexander VI divided the world in half, bestowing the western portion on Spain, and the eastern on Portugal."