Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

Family Story Time

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 6:00 pm

Looking for a fun, family oriented  story time? Look no further. Children and their families are encouraged to join us for a lively story time in the library. Every Tuesday at 6 p.m., come prepared to listen to a story and have fun. All ages welcome.
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 12:30 pm

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills. This 1.5-hour practice session will allow you to prepare for the proctored sessions of the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment to earn a NDLA Certificate. However, certificates are not awarded during this practice session.  Seats are limited to six customers and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  
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Baby-Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 1:30 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users. These 20-to-30 minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to 2 years old. Baby-Toddler Story Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This program is free and open to the public.

Pajama Story Time

Thursday, May 3, 2018, 6:00 pm

Story time fun for the entire family, join us for an evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-to-40-minute evening programs, designed to delight children of all ages, are filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination. This program is free and open to the public.
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 12:30 pm

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to log on, and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this two-hour proctored session. Seats are limited to six customers and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 
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Small Wonders and Stupendous Feats with Diane Macklin

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 1:00 pm

Enjoy marvelous tales of unlikely heroes who defy the impossible. From stories about the original spider man to fantastic friendships, storyteller Diane Macklin will spin adventures using rhythm, movement and classic tales. This free program is for children ages 6 and up.

Small Business Development Workshop

Saturday, July 7, 2018, 2:00 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center. This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Business

Monday, July 16, 2018, 6:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started? The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration
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Reptiles Alive

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 1:00 pm

Enjoy an exciting live animal show. Professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences with funny and fascinating facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals. This 30-minute family program is for children ages 5 and up, and is free to the public.    

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