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.
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
Apple to Apples
Snug as a Bug in a Rug
Race to the Treasure!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gather ‘round everyone! It’s story time.
Last month, I was invited to a local school’s “Read Across America” event. The school librarian arranged for every grade to have a book read to them by special guest reader (one being yours truly!).
This May, Tenley-Friendship Library is hosting an exhibition called "Animal Portraits." These paintings were created by 7th-grade art students at Sheridan School and depict animals available for adoption at Washington Animal Rescue League.
Please stop by the library this month to check out the full exhibit and admire the work of these talented young artists!
Tenley launches new monthly board and video game program.
Tenley-Friendship Library is thrilled to announce a new monthly program: Game On! All ages are welcome to come and play a bevy of fun board games and video games on our Wii U one Saturday each month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. So stop on by for Game On!
We kicked off the new program on Saturday, April 16.
We've started a book club just for kids. If you're a kid between 8 and 12 years old who loves to read and get a little deeper into your favorite books, then TRU Crew is for you! At our monthly meetings, we discuss our book choice, eat snacks (in the library!), and vote on the next month's read.
Meetings are usually the last Saturday of the month at 2:30 p.m. in the Children's Room.
Upcoming meetings are March 26, April 23, and May 21.
#WeNeedDiverseBooks in YA, right? What about books starring Muslim teens?
Every one of these teens have their own unique story to tell - whether it's suddenly getting superpowers, finding faith or losing it, or just learning to survive. But one thing they have in common is that they all come from a Muslim background. The following novels and graphic novels come highly recommended.
DC Library Foundation Launches Year-end Giving Campaign
The DC Public Library Foundation launched its year-end fundraising campaign, #LoveDCPLGive, on December 1, 2015 and encouraged library visitors and lovers to show their support for DC Public Library by making a contribution to the Foundation and sharing their comments about why they love their library.
The start times for our Baby Lap Time, Toddler Story Time, and Preschool Story Time are changing in January. The new times are listed below. Note: There are no changes to Happy Tails (Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.) and Family Story Time (Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.).
New TimesBaby Lap Time: Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Story Time: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.; Fridays at 11:00 a.m.