Tenley-Friendship
Neighborhood Library

Writopia Lab Readings Showcase

Writopia Lab Readings Showcase

Friday, August 9, 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!
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Preschool Story Time

Friday, August 9, 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 10, 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 10, 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.
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Yoga Mondays

Monday, August 12, 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.
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, August 12, 2019, 2:30 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to 1 year. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere.
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Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 10:30 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 1-3 years and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 60 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 11:00 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 1-3 years and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 60 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tenley Summer Movies

Tenley Summer Afternoon Movies

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 2:00 pm

Please join us for a series of movies at Tenley-Friendship Library over the summer.  These are open to all ages and count towards the Summer Challenge requirement for each day.  We hope to see you there! July 2 - Captain Marvel July 30 - The Danish Girl Aug. 6 - All The Money In The World  Aug. 13 - No Country For Old Men Aug. 20 - The Joy Luck Club Aug. 27 - Mortal Engines
Image of the Explorer's Club STEAM logo and of a Building Bonanza building challenge

Explorer's Club: Building Bonanza

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 4:00 pm

Join us as we explore all things STEAM. (That's science, technology, engineering, art and math; something for everyone!) This month, we are building!  Come explore what you can make using different materials, like blocks, sticks and cups. Recommended for ages 3 and up with their caregivers.

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