Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

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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.

The Haunting Hour - Stories and Crafts

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 6:00 pm

Scare up a good time with scary, ghastly and ghoulish stories, crafts and treats. For ages 6-12 All programs are free and open to the public.
Come knit, crochet and stitch with friends.

Cotton Club

Saturday, November 4, 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.    

Select Libraries Open on Veteran's Day 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Veterans' Day (observed): Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – Georgetown  Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Ward 4 – Petworth
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Select Libraries Open on MLK Day 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on MLK Day: Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – West End Library Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Ward 4 – Petworth

Select Libraries Open on Presidents Day 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Presidents Day: Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – West End Library Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Ward 4 – Petworth

Select Libraries Open on DC Emancipation Day 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on DC Emancipation Day: Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – West End Library Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship
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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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