Neighborhood Library

On Thursday, Jan. 30, Tenley-Friendship Library will open at 10:30 a.m. to allow for the delivery and installation of new furniture.
Friendship Place LogoMiriam's Kitchen

Homelessness: A Panel Discussion

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 7:00 pm

Join the Friends of the Tenley-Friendship Library and the DC Public Library for a panel discussion on homelessness. Panelists will discuss causes and solutions to homelessness, the critical role outreach workers play in supporting people experiencing homelessness and ending homelessness for individuals, and how community members can be involved in advocacy efforts to end homelessness in the District.  Panelists include: Jean Badalamenti, MSW, Health and Human Services Manager, DC Public Library
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:00 am

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. This story time introduces books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for non-walkers. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere.
Move to the Music

Move to the Music!

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:30 am

Adults of all ages are welcome to Move to the Music!  Kathy Gracenin, DR, will incorporate elements of  Tai Chi, Yoga,  Qi Gong and Dance to help the body and mind. Dancing a little each day improves strength, balance and alignment and improves the health of your brain. Dancing in your chair is also great!  
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This program is full of books, songs and fun activities 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.
Baby and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:30 am

This story time is full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to three years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment.

1-on-1 Computer Help

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 1:00 pm

Do you need help applying for a job or setting up a new e-mail account? Sign up for 1-on-1 computer help. Appointments are 30 minutes long and are available every Wednesday 1-3 p.m.. Please call 202-727-1225 or visit the library to sign up. We encourage signing up in advance to reserve your place.  We can help with the following topics:
Tenley-Friendship Book Discussion Group

Tenley-Friendship Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:00 pm

Join us for rousing discussions on a variety of titles that cover all genres of fiction. The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month January through October and then the first Wednesday in December.   Please call 202-727-1225 for details on this month's title.

Lego Construction Crew

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 4:00 pm

We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination. Recommended for ages 4-12.
Job Seekers - drop in session 2:30 pm

Job Seekers

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 1:00 pm

Looking for a job, but not sure where to start? We may be able to help.  Stop by our drop-in session to find out about job seeker resources and get feedback on an online application, a cover letter, or your resume. First-come, first-served. Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches
blocks and baby toes

Toys and Tots Play Date

Friday, January 31, 2020, 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