Neighborhood Library

"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.

Bilingual Story Time

Join us for a Bilingual Story Time (English/Spanish) the second and fourth Thursday of every month in the story time room at 10 a.m. Stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun with Miss Veronica.Some popular titles read during our bilingual story times are:Wiggling Pockets/Bolsillos Saltarines by Pat MoraMommy!/Mama! by Mario RamosMy Day/Mi Día by Rebecca EmberlySome popular songs are:"La Araña Pequeñita (Eency Weency Spider)""Estrellita, Donde Estas? (Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star)""Bate Chocolate (Stir the Chocolate)"

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Every Thursday, 10:30 a.m.- Noon

Job Seekers! Beginning Thursday, January 26, come by the Tenley-Friendship Library for job search support.The clinic provides tips and support for basic activities in an online job search:• Getting prepared and organized• Creating an email account• Creating a Monster.com account• Creating and saving a sample job search• Starting a résumé• Working on an online application

Mac Tutorial for PC-Based Users

Tuesday, March 6, and Tuesday, March 20 - 10:30 a.m. to Noon

Stop by Tuesday, March 6, or Tuesday, March 20, to participate in this tutorial that will cover: some basic differences between Mac and PC, the operating systems and program types, exploring the Mac, getting started, how to print, using accessory devices like thumb drives and headsets, exiting programs, setting up email, and a basic introduction to the DC Public Library home page and services.

No Easy Walk, 1960-63

January 18, 2012 - 5 p.m.

In this segment from the 1987 PBS documentary, Eyes on the Prize, the civil rights movement discovers the power of mass demonstrations as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. emerges as its most visible leader. Some demonstrations succeed; others fail. But the triumphant March on Washington, D.C., under King's leadership, shows a mounting national support for civil rights. President John F. Kennedy proposes the Civil Rights Act. (NR - 60 minutes)Second floor auditorium.

Freedom Riders

January 18, 2012 - 3:30 p.m.

Come by the Tenley Library for a screening of this powerful 2010 documentary directed by Stanley Nelson that highlights the story behind the "Freedom Riders," a courageous band of civil rights activists who challenged segregation in the American South in 1961. (NR - 115 minutes)Second floor auditorium.

Calling All Poets - Open Mic Night!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Join us for a Winter Solstice open reading!Share your Hannukah haiku, Kwanzaa carol or Christmas quatrain at the Tenley Library.Sign-in at 7 p.m. -- readings at 7:30 p.m.2nd Floor Auditorium.