S.T.A.R. @ THE LIBRARYSing, Talk and Read for Parents, Grandparents and CaregiversCome sign up for the S.T.A.R. (Sing, Talk and Read) Workshop at Benning Neighborhood Library on September 28th at 6:30pm. The workshop is design for parents, grandparents and caregivers with children ages 3 to 5 year olds to get them ready to read. Spaces are limited so call and register now at 202-281-2583. Workshop is based on the work of Saroj Ghoting.
Sending out a construction update to all the eager teens getting ready for Benning Library's re-opening...Brand new iMacs are available for teen usage in Benning's new teen space. Come join us in the teen space when we open on Monday, April 5th or come in Saturday, April 10 for our grand opening and be the first in line to use one of our iMacs.
The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieSay You're One of Them by Uwem AkpanA Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael BeahThey Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The Story of Three Lost Boys by Benjamin Ajak, Benson Deng, Alephonsian Deng, and Judy BernsteinWhat is the What by Dave Eggers with Valentino Achak Deng
Our excitement grows as we move closer to the grand opening of the new Benning Neighborhood Library. The new building will include:80,000 books, DVDs, CDs, and other library materials
Children's Program Room
Separate reading areas for adults, teens, and children
32 public access computers with free Wi-Fi Internet access
Mobile laptop cart with 20 computers
Comfortable seating for 200 customers
Do you love urban fiction? Do you enjoy reading authors like:Teri Woods, Nikki Turner, Shannon Holmes, K'wan and Deja King?Benning Library is forming an urban fiction book group that will meet once a month. The first book group discussion will meet Tuesday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. For further information, call 202-442-7740.Recent releases:Damaged by Kia DuPree10 Crack Commandments by Erica HiltonAlibi by Terri WoodsNotorious by Kiki Swinson