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Cooperative Games

Explore Cooperative Board Games

Saturday, June 9, 2018, 1:00 pm

Cooperate or Die! Learn how to play popular board games that require you to work as a team. You will have to communicate and cooperate with each other in order to save the world, escape danger and find hidden treasure.  
Game On!

Game On

Saturday, June 9, 2018, 1:00 pm

All ages are welcome to come and play a bevy of fun board games and video games. This is a monthly program. Games include: Hungry Hungry Hippos Ticket to Ride Connect Four Clue Jenga Apple to Apples Uno Snug as a Bug in a Rug Qwirkle Race to the Treasure!  Battleship Sorry Dinosaur Escape Operation Simon Spot It Blokus Forbidden Island  Tenzi Sushi Go!

Save Your Place: Make a Bookmark

Sunday, June 10, 2018, 1:00 pm

We are making bookmarks today so you can save your place in the books you will be reading over the summer.  Most importantly, come and learn how you can earn prizes just for reading when you sign up for the library's Summer Challenge. This is a drop-in craft. We will be crafting until 4 p.m. or while supplies last.   
Image of STEAM graphic and DIY instruments

Take-Me-Home Instruments

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us for all things STEAM (that's science, technology, engineering, arts and math—something for everyone). This month, we're making music—and instruments. Make your own instrument with us, then make some noise at home. Recommended for children ages 4 and older, with their caregivers.
science techonology engineering art math = STEAM

Explorer's Club

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us to explore all things STEAM. (That's science, technology, engineering, arts, and math - something to interest everyone). With hands-on learning and amazing take-home projects, come and see what we'll STEAM into. Every second Tuesday at 4 p.m. Program ages vary but are usually designed for ages 5-12. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver, and little hands may need adult help with some projects.
Tenley Summer Movie Series

Tenley Summer Movie Series

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 2:00 pm

Come join us at Tenley Library every Tuesday afternoon during the summer as the staff members show some of their favorite films along with new titles just added to the library's collection. Movies being shown are subject to change, so please contact the library (202-727-1225) to hear what movie will be shown each week. Attending this program will also account for participation in the Summer Reading Challenge.  

In the Zone: Pinwheels

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 4:00 pm

For this month’s In the Zone, we are making paper pinwheels. In the Zone is held the third Tuesday of each month for kids to kick back and enjoy games, crafts or other fun. Recommended for ages 4-12.  
Northstar Proctored Assessment

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment Practice

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 1:00 pm

Practice the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments during this session. The practice session will be followed by a Proctored Assessment period (1.5 hours) when you will receive a certificate for each assessment on which you score 85 percent or higher.
Northstar Proctored Assessment

Northstar Digital Literacy Proctored Assessment Session

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 2:30 pm

During this Proctored Assessment period (1.5 hours), you can complete as many assessments as you can. You will earn a Certificate of Completion when you achieve 85 percent or higher.  

Pajama Movie Night: "Coco"

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 6:30 pm

We kick off our weekly Summer Pajama Movie Night Series with Coco.   Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.