In Coco, aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. Food, pillows and blankets welcome.
Want to see one of DC Public Library's 3D printers in action and learn how to "make 3D stuff" at Tenley and the Fab Test Lab? Take our Intro to 3D Printing class and learn more about the process including: preparing digital files for printing, changing filament and basic troubleshooting. This class includes hands-on instruction with Cura, the software used to prepare your 3D object file for printing on a Printrbot Play 3D printer. Registration is required.
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.
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.
Practice your English conversation skills with a volunteer from the Washington English Center. Participants should be at the Advanced Beginner language level or above. No need to register -- seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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.
Come join us for a colorful yoga story time for kids and families. Expect some gentle stretches, fun yoga poses and different breathing techniques to calm your mind. Sessions will be led by Elina, a children's yoga instructor.
Recommended for 3-6 year olds with their caregivers.
Join us for a relaxing and gentle yoga class for all levels of fitness and experience with yoga. Classes are limited to the first thirty (30) participants. Doors open at 10:15 a.m. and close promptly at 10:30 a.m. Please bring your own yoga mat (other props such as straps and blocks are optional).
About the Instructors: Robin Glantz, Alexis Chen, and Alex-Marie McGuire, certified yoga teachers, bring free weekly yoga to our library.
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.
Kids come join us Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. as we make snowmen out of marsmallows and other delicious treats while we listen to and sing holiday songs.
In the Zone is held the third Tuesday of each month for kids to kick back and enjoy games, crafts, or other fun.
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
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.