Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

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Movie Matinee

Sunday, Aug. 21, 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. 22, 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. 23, 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.

Eating Healthy on a Budget

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, 7 p.m.

Want to learn how to eat healthy on a budget in Washington, D.C.?
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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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Making a Valid Will in the District of Columbia

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

Many Americans have never seen a will and far too many do not have one. Join Amy Gellatly of Neighborhood Legal Services Program for an engaging talk on the history of wills and how historical figures have used wills – sometimes in highly unexpected ways. Participants will also learn the legal requirements for a valid will in the District of Columbia, the information needed to prepare a will, what happens during a will execution and how to find free, legal help to prepare a will.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 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.

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to two years old.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be on a lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.
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LEGO Time - Booktalk

Saturday, Sept. 3, 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.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 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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