Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 4:45 pm

Trouble in class? Get free help today! A-Step (After School Tutoring & Enrichment Program) provides educators who are available to tutor students K-12 while addressing  a variety of academic needs. Stop by after school and enhance your education.This program is Free and open to the public.
Learn about the library’s online collection of    electronic resources. This program is for adults.

An Introduction to Database Research

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:00 pm

Learn about the library’s online collection of electronic resources. This program is for adults.    
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:00 pm

Every Tuesday at 6 p.m., please join us to share the fun of reading with your children ages 3 - 12 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30-40 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations, and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. This program is free and open to the public
Spanish Story Time

Calling All Preschool Readers

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:30 am

Calling all readers ages 3-5! Do you like stories? Grab your grown up and pay us a visit.  Be advised: This program may expose the reader in you!  The 30-40 minute reading programs are designed to promote language and listening skills.  Join us and exercise your mind with stories and activities that spark the imagination and arouse curiosity. This program is free and open to the public. SEE YOU THERE!

Uncensored: Film Festival

Monday, September 25, 2017, 4:30 pm

Uncensored: Film Festival A challenged book has subject matter or content is viewed unacceptable by a person or group of people who attempt to get the book removed from a library or school. Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials. Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I Height Library during Banned Book Week on Sept. 24- Sept. 30, 2017. For ages 10-12

Pajama Story Time

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 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 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages.  Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination.  This program is free and open to the public.
Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet library          employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or  current  events. This program is for adults.  We’re looking forward to meeting you.

Coffee & Conversation

Friday, September 29, 2017, 1:00 pm

Join us for Coffee and Conversation. Meet library employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or current events. This program is  free and open to the public for adults. We looking forward to meeting you.    
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Baby-Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 1:30 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes 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.  This program is free and open to the public.
Come knit, crochet and stitch with friends.

Cotton Club

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 2:00 pm

Come knit, crochet and stitch with friends. Share what you’ve learned and also learn from others. For all ages and all levels. Bring your own materials. Coffee and tea provided.  This program is free and open to all.    
How to pay for college

How To Pay For College

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 2:00 pm

Attention Parents of Children (ages up to 10): Is college education in your child's future? What options do you have to pay for college? It's never too early to start planning for your children's college education. Attend a free workshop on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 2 - 4 p.m. and learn about financing your child's college education.  To register please call or visit: Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library, 3935 Benning Road NE 202-281-2598  

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