Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Tuesday, October 17, 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.
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, October 17, 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, October 18, 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!

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, October 18, 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.

Scream Cinema

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 4:00 pm

Frightfully good movies in October at the Dorothy I Height/Benning Library Ages 5-7 at 4 p.m. Ages 8-12 at 5:30 p.m. All programs are free and opened to the public

Pajama Story Time

Thursday, October 19, 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, October 20, 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.    

Financing Your Retirement

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 2:00 pm

Are You Ready for Retirement? Attend this free workshop on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 2 - 4 p.m. and learn about: How to create a guaranteed life time income Protect your money from economic downturns   Minimize taxes paid on your retirement dollars   To register please call or visit: Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library, 3935 Benning Road NE 202-281-2598  

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Monday, October 23, 2017, 10:00 am

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Unlocking Employment: Open House and Legal Information workshop with Neighborhood Legal Services

Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) for an open house and legal information workshop.  NLSP regularly holds "Unlocking Employment" legal clinics at DC Public Library branches for job seekers facing legal barriers to getting or keeping jobs.   The open house will include a workshop regarding three recent DC laws that impact job seekers with concerns about their credit or criminal history: The Fair Credit in Employment Act of 2016