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Happy Holidays!

Fun holidays in December

Holiday shopping giving you the blues?  Then celebrate some of these amusing holidays to give yourself the gift of laughter. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:   Dec. 1 – Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day Dec. 1 – World AIDS Day

Yeti mascot for Tenleytown Winterfest

Winterfest at the Library

Tenley is starting off the holiday season with music, fun, and...yetis?

Shhh! Do you hear that sound? It’s the sound of… yeti feet! And they're headed towards the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library!

Manga and Anime Clubs at DC Public Library

Naruto's Swan Song

Manga and Anime Club Events at DC Public Library

It’s the end of an era in the world of Japanese comics, or manga.

reclining cat

Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Managing Feline Kidney Disease

Please join us on Monday, Nov. 17 at 7 pm in the Large Meeting Room when Dr. Mike Dugan will talk about managing chronic kidney disease in cats. He will cover an overview of kidney function, common symptoms of kidney disease, as well as how to manage your cat's care after problems have been detected. Learn how you can help boost both the quality and length of your pet's life with early diagnosis and good care. Free and open to the human public - no pets please!

Screaming Staircase

Books that Go Bump in the Night

Ghosts, monsters and mummies...Oh My!

Looking for a good book to get you in a spooky mood? Kids, check out these SUPERnatural books.  The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

kitten eating

Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Pet Nutrition 101

Please join us on Monday, Oct. 20 in the Large Conference Room at 7 p.m. when Dr. Ashley Gallagher will discuss the most important guidelines for feeding your pet a healthy diet. She will cover topics ranging from managing your pet's weight to picking foods appropriate to your dog's or cat's specific needs. This presentation will will inform you about the best (and worst) things you can put on your pet's plate. Free and open to the human public - no pets please!

girl in front of telelvision saying "they're here"

Halloween Movie Spooktacular

Two full days of Halloween films

The Tenley Neighborhood Library has extended its annual Halloween Movie Spooktacular to cover two full days. This year, we will start at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 and 9:45 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 31. For the full schedule, please call 727-1225. You'll have a frighteningly good time!

I am Malala

Malala Yousafzai Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Read about her remarkable life

Congratulations to Malala Yousafzai for winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize along with fellow children's rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi. They were honored for their struggles against the suppression of children and young people and for their tireless support of the right of all children to receive education. 

Clip art of an owl mask

In the Zone: Masks

Make your own mask - just in time for Halloween!

Come to the children’s program room after school (4 p.m.) Tuesday, Oct. 21 and get in the Halloween spirit. For this month’s “In the Zone” activity, we will be making paper masks from our craft supplies. Choose a cute, fun, or frightful Halloween alter-ego from from one of our templates, or make your own. Add on feathers, glitter, sequins - whatever! It’s yours to create. This program is recommended for ages 6 - 12.

Author Talk: Daniel H. Pink

'To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others'

Join The Library's Friends Group as they host Dan Pink, the bestselling author of Drive and A Whole New Mind on Wednesday, Oct.