Researching your family history can be an enlightening and rewarding experience. The DC Public Library has a wealth of resources to assist you in your family history project. Whether you’re a beginner or a novice, the library can play an effective role in helping you discover your family roots.
C.R. Gibbs, noted, local, award-winning historian international lecturer, author and historian of the African Diaspora, will present two lectures and presentations for Black History Month at the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library.
Heading out of the library, a customer complains to her companion. "I can't find the book I need here," she says. "I'm going to order the book from Amazon.com. I hope it gets here on time!"I catch her before she passes the reference desk. "What were you looking for?" I ask.
Job Seeker Workshops are now being held at the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neigborhood Library, every Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This program is free and open to the public.Please call the library for more details about the program.
On Saturday, Sept. 29, from 1-2:30 p.m., the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library and Realtor Ericka S. Black will present a crash course in homeownership.This free seminar will help you understand how the dreams of homeownership can become a reality. Get your questions answered and learn how millions of Americans build financial security and wealth through homeownership.
Join the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library for Beat Club, Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. No experience in necessary, make your own style of music using digital instruments. All programs are free and open to the public. Please call for more details. Ages 12-19.
Plan today for what's on the way.The Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library will celebrate National Preparedness Month during September. There will be book displays for children, young adults and adults. Please call for more information. All programs are free and open to public.
Sign-up for yoga classes being held every Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. Join us as Yoga Activitist presents Hatha Yoga, a geat way to relax, become stress-free and stretch your body! Please wear comfy clothes, and we will provide the mats or you may bring your own. Come and make new friends. All programs and free and open to the public.