Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

The Write|Speak Writing Contest WINNER!: Najya Williams!

I was a fairly new Library Associate way back in October and my focus was to program my life away! I greatly enjoy uniting and engaging people, ideas, and experiences through creativity and conversation. There's something about providing learning opportunities through an artistic scope that just makes me all tingly inside. 

DC Public Library Opens On Two-Hour Delay

Wednesday, Jan. 22

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Benning's Picks: The 14 Fibs of Gregory K. (Aaliyah)

Aaliyah tells us that her favorite book is The 14 Fibs of Gregory K. by Greg Pincus. She likes this book because it is funny and enjoyable.

DC Public Library Closed Today

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

THINK TANK: Artist Talk with John Edmonds

John Edmonds is a fine art photographer with something to say. Living and working in Washington D.C., Edmonds creates art that colorfully “explores themes of masculine identity, beauty, race and sexuality. Fascinated by the veiling and unveiling of these identities, his work is as personal as it is universal, social and political.”

Benning's Picks: Double Trouble In Walla Walla (Traevon)

Traevon shared that one of his favorite books is D

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

Benning's Picks: 'The Rainbow Fish' (Traevon)

Traevon shared with us that his favorite book is The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. Traevon likes this book because the fish has a lot of scales and shares them.