Neighborhood Library

Children's Author Marc Nobleman

Come Hear Marc Talk about His Newest Book, "Bill, the Boy Wonder"

Marc Nobleman, author of more than 70 children's books, will join us on Wednesday, July 25 at 1 p.m. to talk to kids in grades 5 and up about his most recent book, Bill, the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman.Every Batman story is marked with the words “Batman created by Bob Kane.”But that isn’t the whole truth.

Film Noir Matinee Series

In High Sierra, Roy “Mad Dog” Earl (Bogart) is sprung from prison so he can help plan the robbery of a resort hotel, then finds himself on the run and trapped in the Sierras after the robbery goes awry. Can he escape or will his quest for the love of two women be his downfall?

A Musical Summer at Tenley-Friendship

Want to see Cabaret on a large screen? Can't remember the last time you saw A Hard Day's Night ? Then join us this summer at the Tenley Library as we show nine of our favorite musicals every Saturday between June 16 and Aug. 11.

Film Noir Matinee Series

"The Maltese Falcon" (1931)

This pre-Hollywood Production Code film based on Dashiell Hammett’s novel was released just a year after the book and ten years before John Huston’s more famous film version. The story revolves around the search for the “black bird” that everyone – including Sam Spade, Ruth Wonderly, Joel Cairo and Casper Gutman – seems willing to lie, cheat, steal -- and possibly kill -- for.

Film Noir Matinee Series

"Stranger on the Third Floor" (1940)

This rarely-screened film is considered by many noir enthusiasts to be the “little B-movie that started it all.” Featuring tricky camera angles, atmospheric lighting and a fantastical nightmare sequence, Stranger on the Third Floor presents the tale of a newspaper reporter beset by doubt and suspicion after his courtroom testimony puts a man on death row for murder.

Children's Day/Book Day: El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros

Come celebrate El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) at the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library.  The Día celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children and families of all backgrounds.On April 26 at 10 a.m., join us for a bilingual (English/Spanish) story time.

"14 Women" - Documentary

Celebrate Women's History Month

Eighty-five years after American women received the right to vote with the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the unprecedented number of 14 women were elected to the 109th Congress as United States Senators.

Film Noir Matinee - Fury (1936)

Join us for a Saturday matinee! This proto-noir film and discussion is Saturday, March 31, 1:30 – 4 p.m. in the second floor auditorium.

Introduction to iPhoto for Mac Users

Stop by the Tenley-Friendship Library for this Introduction for Mac Users using iPhoto, including: uploading, organizing, editing, and posting photos .Tuesdays, March 13 and 27, 10:30 to noon - second floor Teen Space.

Environmental Film Fest Screening and Discussion

Join us Wednesday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m. for two films sponsored by the 2012 Environmental Film Fest.