Neighborhood Library

Lego construction crew

Lego Construction Crew

Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 4:00 pm

We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination. Recommended for ages 4-12.
Diane Macklin

Diane Macklin, Storyteller

Thursday, August 1, 2019, 4:00 pm

Diane Macklin, master storyteller, stirs a savory blend of stories seasoned with truth, wit and humor. This interactive feast for the ears is rich with family traditions, folk heroes and the creative resilience of the Africa -American experience.
Nanny McPhee

Pajama Movie Night: Nanny McPhee

Thursday, August 1, 2019, 6:30 pm

A mysterious nanny with magical powers tries to get seven naughty children to behave.
DIY Digital Friday - Digital Preservation

DIY Digital Friday - Digital Preservation

Friday, August 2, 2019, 10:00 am

Take our Intro to Digital Preservation class to learn about ways you can digitize your personal archive using library technology at the Tenley Library and the Memory Lab. Tenley Library staff  will be on hand to assist in scanning materials, answering questions and providing one-on-one guidance in digital preservation. Bring your photos, slides and personal papers to receive a consultation.  Registration is required
blocks and baby toes

Toys and Tots Play Date

Friday, August 2, 2019, 10:30 am

Join us for an informal, indoor playdate. Kids can play with toys, browse books, visit with friends and toddle! We'll set out toys to develop motor skills and books to encourage early literacy, you bring the little ones. For children ages birth to 3 years with their parents or caregivers.      
Writopia Lab Readings Showcase

Writopia Lab Readings Showcase

Friday, August 2, 2019, 3:00 pm

Writopia Lab is a national community of teen and young writers and thinkers.  They run workshops for young creative individuals to express themselves in a variety of mediums.  Come to Tenley-Friendship Library to see the results of their work as they are presented to the public for everyone to enjoy!
story time owl

Preschool Story Time

Friday, August 2, 2019, 4:00 pm

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
ESL Conversation Circles

ESL Conversation Circles

Saturday, August 3, 2019, 10:00 am

Volunteers from the Washington English Center facilitate practice sessions for speakers with previously acquired English language skills. The group is seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Owl art for Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, August 3, 2019, 10:30 am

Fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Yoga pose

Yoga Mondays

Monday, August 5, 2019, 10:30 am

Join us for a gentle yoga class, appropriate for adults of all ages, taught by certified yoga instructors. Please bring your own mat.