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Kick Off to Summer Reading Party!

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us for fun and festivities! Sign up for summer reading!  
The Secret Life of Pets

Monthly Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5:00 pm

Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding and must find their way home. During their journey, they encounter a vicious bunny who plans to lead a group of abandoned pets on a mission of revenge against humanity. This film is rated PG and is 1 hour and 30 minutes long.  This event will take place in the storytime room in the children's room. For more information, please call the children's room at 202-698-3873.  
grass for earth earth day program

Let's Get Planting

It's time to get planting in honor of Earth Day!   Come out and celebrate Earth Day with the Friends of Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library and make your very own grass person.  Hope to see you there! Ages 6-10 | This program is free and open to the public.
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Park Ranger Visit

A National Park Service Ranger will share information about Cherry Blossom Trees and their importance to DC.
Cut and Paste Poem

Cut and Paste Poetry

Join us every Monday in April at 4 p.m. to create poetry from magazine cutouts. This is a drop-in program, no registration is required!  We provide the supplies, you supply the imagination! For children of all ages and their families! 

Yaaassss, It's National Karaoke Week!

Yaaassss, it's time for our annual celebration of National Karaoke Week with "Kids Love Karaoke"! This program encourages literacy, confident public performance, music appreciation as well as supportive listening in children ages 5-12.

Let's Welcome Spring!

Spring has sprung! Let’s welcome spring and explore how seeds grow. Join us for a special story, art and craft time. Make cherry blossom branches, handmade mini planters and discover the surprise of sprout pencils! This program is for children ages 5 – 11.    
Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Family Story Time

Stories, songs and rhymes for all ages. 
Preschool Story Time

Superhero Story Time

Come hear stories about superheroes with songs and rhymes. For children ages 2 - 5 years. 
Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Family Story Time

Stories, songs and rhymes for all ages.