Neighborhood Library

Select Libraries Open on Columbus Day 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Columbus Day: Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – Georgetown  Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Ward 4 – Petworth
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Explorer's Club: Stop and Go!

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us to explore all things STEAM.(That's science, technology, engineering, arts, and math - something to interest everyone!) 
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Design a Career You'll LOVE

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 1:00 pm

Career consultant Blair Goins will lead a workshop that helps participants identify the type of job they want... before hitting the job market. Space is limited so please email us to register.
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Real Estate Q & A

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:00 pm

Get insider tips & tricks from realtor Ebony Bates at this no-pressure info session.
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T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join Susan Lowell from Tenleytown Tai Chi and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art, which weaves together meditation and relaxation with the wisdom of Chinese medicine. Experience a gentle, traditional movement system which emphasizes softness and stability, comfort and awareness as a path to improved health, and find out why it is celebrated by NIH, the Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School.

Pajama Movie Night: Minions

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6:00 pm

Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by supervillain Scarlet Overkill, who has hatched a plot to take over the world. Pajamas, food, pillows, and blankets are welcome
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Drop-In & Gab (DIG) Book Club

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 2:30 pm

A monthly book club for grades 4-7 DIG a good book?  Then Drop-In and Gab about books!  Join us for snacks, stories, and discussion - no need to read in advance.  One Saturday a month at the Tenley-Friendship Library. New or returning club members always welcome.  This program is for ages 8-13; no adults or younger siblings, please.  
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Yoga for Digestive Issues

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10:00 am

All are welcome to attend a special (free) yoga workshop with Robin Glantz of For Vibrant Health, LLC.   Are you aware of the brain-gut connection? Do you suffer from common digestive problems?  Robin will present various yoga postures and breathing techniques to help participants learn to alleviate these problems.
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ASL Book Club: 'The Whole Town's Talking'

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

Discuss books with other people in American Sign Language. This month, the club will talk about The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg. The group is facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen.