Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

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, May 31, 2019, 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 for adults. We’re looking forward to meeting you. Every other Friday at 1 p.m. This program is free and open to all. Please come and share.    
Yoga

Summer Yoga at the Library

Sunday, June 2, 2019, 2:00 pm

This summer, join us for free yoga at the library with Om Shanti Yoga, a 60-minute Vinyasa Yoga flow that includes restorative meditation and Pranayama breathing. Class is suitable for all levels and includes a soulful rhythmic playlist.   

Family Story Time

Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 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. Free and open to the public.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 10:00 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children's imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. All programs are free and open to the public.
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Baby-Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 1:30 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users. These 45-to-60 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 16, 2019, 6:00 pm

Story time fun for the entire family, join us on Thursday 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.
Chess for All Ages

Chess for All Ages

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 12:00 pm

Join us every 3rd Saturday during the steamy months for Summer Chess. This program have been designed for play on a stand-alone giant chess board. Bring a friend and learn new skills,experience other players and grow. This program is free for all ages and open to the public. Students of the game under the age of 18 and adults with disabilities are invited to enjoy a free lunch. Lunch will be available after the last week in June.
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Zumba at the Library

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 2:00 pm

Enjoy fitness and fun with Zumba, an aerobic dance exercise program inspired by the sounds of Latin American dance music! An instructor from Twists and Turns Body Fitness will lead the class.  Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. No registration required and the class is free. This event is part of the Library's Adult Summer Challenge programming.
Any Book Book Club

Any Book Book Club

Monday, June 10, 2019, 1:00 pm

For customers who enjoy reading and discussing books. We will meet the second Tuesday of each month.  Program is free and open to the public.    

Family Story Time

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 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. Free and open to the public.

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