Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

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Cross Talk: The Merchant of Venice

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, 2 p.m.

Join us for a discussion of Shakespeare's thought provoking play The Merchant of VeniceStaff from the Folger Shakespeare Library will be there to discuss the work and share their unique insights into the play. Free copies of the Folger critical edition of the play have been provided by the Folger Shakespeare Library and may be picked up at the adult services desk. 
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Movie Matinee

The feature movie will be kids' choice. The children will have the opportunity to vote on the their favorite movie. Three movie options will be available for selection.  All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12
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LEGO Time - Booktalk

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, 2 p.m.

Saturday is Family Play Time!  Come to the Library and build, explore, and play with LEGOs and share a favorite book in the Children's Room from  2 p.m. to 4 p.m. every other Saturday.  This program is designed for children ages 5-13 years old.
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Movie Matinee

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, 2:15 p.m.

Feature movie will be kids' choice. Three movie options will be available for selection. All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12.
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Movie Matinee

The feature movie will be kids' choice. The children will have the opportunity to vote on the their favorite movie. Three movie options will be available for selection.  All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12
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Movie Matinee

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, 2:15 p.m.

Feature movie will be kids' choice. Three movie options will be available for selection. All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12.
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BARS

Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, 5 p.m.

BARS is a workshop for youth who enjoy rapping, spoken word and beats. Teens will study songs by artists like Kendrick Lamar and Lauryn Hill, discuss writings by Tupac Shakur and Mumia Abu Jamal (among others) and record posse cuts and individual songs that correspond with what they have read. This program is free and open to the public. For teens, ages 13-19.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. join us to 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.
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DC Eat Smart/Move More Workshop

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, 1 p.m.

DC EAT SMART/MOVE MORE is a nutrition education program in the District of Columbia Department of Health that is funded by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). EAT SMART/MOVE MORE is a partnership between the District of Columbia of Health, Nutrition and Physical Fitness Bureau and the Department of Human Services, Economic Security Administration.  
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Movie Matinee

The feature movie will be kids' choice. The children will have the opportunity to vote on the their favorite movie. Three movie options will be available for selection.  All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12

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