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Tenley-Friendship Library Celebrates Banned Book Week

Check out the top 10 most frequently challenged books of 2013

Banned Books Week, Sept. 21 – 27, 2014, reminds all of us about the importance of preventing censorship and ensuring everyone’s freedom to read any book they choose.  According to the American Library Association, (ALA) hundreds of reported attempts to ban books every year in the United States.

Banned Books Film Series

Film adaptations of banned books

Banned Books Week starts Sept. 21, and we're taking part by celebrating some banned books which have been adapted for the the silver screen. Come join us to judge the content for yourself.

'Out of the Basement'

Screening & Film Discussion

Join D.C. filmmakers Natalie Avery and Kyle Centers for a screening of their documentary short, Out of the Basement, followed by a question-and-answer/panel discussion about the issues the film raises on Saturday, Sept.

Tenley-Friendship Library Friends Book Sale

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, the Friends of the Tenley-Friendship Heights Library will hold their annual FALL BOOK SALE, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Please note that the sale will be open to Members Only from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Everything is Awesome!

New weekly Lego Construction Crew is a building frenzy

They made houses, gardens, rockets, crazy cars. You name it, they made it.Last week, nearly two dozen kids helped launch Tenley-Friendship Library's brand-new Lego Construction Crew -- a weekly free-build program held every Wednesday at 4 p.m. Come join in the fun! We supply the Legos. You bring your imagination. 

Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Caring for Your Senior Pet

On Monday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, the Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series continues.Dr. Lynn Logan and Dr. Becky Bolch will discuss how to care for your pets as they enter into their senior years. They will cover topics ranging from managing mobility to altering lifestyle and diet. Join us for this talk about how to enhance your pet's quality of life as they get older.

"Fahrenheit 451"

Young Prose Book Meetup

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"Pale Horse, Pale Rider"

TEN Book Discussion Group

Join the Tenley-Friendship Book Discussion Group on Wednesday, September 24 

Fall Children's Schedule Adds Two New Programs

Lego Club and Pajama Movie Night Start in September

Legos and a monthly movie night top Tenley-Friendship Library's new fall schedule starting September 1. Here is a look. PROGRAMS Lego Construction Crew (Ages 6-12)Wednesdays at 4 p.m.We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.Pajama Movie Night (All ages)

Author Talk with Emmi Itaranta and Salla Simukka

     On Friday, August 29th at 12:30 p.m., Tenley will be hosting an author talk featuring two Finnish authors. Both authors have books recently published in English for young adult readers.