Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library


Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Monday, July 24, 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.
Writer's wanted

Writer's Wanted

Monday, July 24, 2017, 6:30 pm

Writers Wanted!  Come out and join the writer’s workshop. We’d  love to read what you’re writing. Hope to see you there!  This program is free and open to all.  

The Sign of the Times with Mr. Greggs

Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 10:00 am

Join The Sign of the Times with Mr. Greggs for a photography workshop for ages 10-15. This workshop will teach the youth how to use different types of cameras focusing on basic camera functions, good picture taking skills and documenting changes in the community. All workshop will expose the youth to books of famous, local and national professional minority artist in photography. This program is free and offers a great experience for youth. Tuesdays and Thursdays June 27 - August 13, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, July 25, 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, July 26, 2017, 10:30 am

Calling all readers ages 3-5! Do you like stories? Grab your grownup 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!$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:919058/ada?qu=roger+is+reading+a+book

Build a Better World

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 1:00 pm

Build a Better World! One Book at a Time!   Come out and learn some basic techniques that will increase your knowledge of reading to young scholars. Pass on the gift of reading and share some great books in the process. We are looking forward to meeting you!   This program is free and open to the public
Double Dutch 4 Fun

Double Dutch 4 Fun

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 1:00 pm

Double Dutch for Fun Jumpers are passionate about teaching all ages to enter & exit ropes properly and fun tricks to promote overall physical fitness for all. Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve your cardiovascular endurance.  

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, July 26, 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.

Pajama Story Time

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6:30 pm

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.

LEGO Time - Booktalk

Saturday is Family Play Time!  Come to the Library and build, explore, and play with LEGOs and share a favorite book in the Children's Room from  2 p.m. to 4 p.m. every other Saturday.  This program is designed for children ages 5-13 years old.