Benning/Dorothy I. Height Neighborhood Library

Chill with the Duke

Join us Monday, April 30, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. for stories and music to introduce children to the wonders of Duke Ellington, one of the most famous jazz musicians and composers.Ages 3-5.For more information, please call 202-281-2583.

Read-In: From Stone Age to Digital

Come and join us at the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library on Saturday, March 10, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. for fun stories from the first books ever written. We will be exploring with chalk and paint; you can tell a story of your choice on stone and in color at our program.  Also, discover our new family literacy program "FLIP" for take-home fun family actives for parents and children. All programs are free and open to the public.  Please call for more information.

DC Read-In

From Stone Age to Digital

Join us on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 1:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m., to hear stories from the first books ever written. Use chalk and paint to illustrate a story of your choice on stone and in color at the library. Visit the Children's Room for stories so that you can join in the illustrations, and check out one of our new "FLIP Kits" to continue reading activities at home with the family. For more information, call 202-281-2583.

FLIP (Family Literacy Involvement Program)

Valentine Family Story time

Enjoy stories. Make Valentines. Sample chocolate. Learn to use and check out the storytime-to-go kits.For ages 18 months - 8 yearsTuesday, February 14, 20126:30-8:00p.m.Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library3935 Benning Rd., N.E.(202) 281– 2583Near the Minnesota Ave. Metro stop.  

Learn About Two Women of Washington, D.C.

Mary Cardwell and Madame Lillian Evanti: African-American Women in Opera

Mary Cardwell and Madame Lillian Evanti made history and international news in crossing a barrier of footlights in the world of opera.  Come join us Monday, February 13, at 1 p.m. All ages are welcome.  This program is free and open to the public.For more information, please call 202-281-2583.

Job Seekers

Resume Writing Workshop

There will be a Résumé Writing Workshop held Tuesday, February 7, from 3 to 4 p.m. on the lower level of the library.

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Dragon Making

Come celebrate the Chinese New Year with songs, stories, coloring and dragon making.  Monday, January 23 at 10:15 a.m.  Ages 2-5.

Gentle Hatha Yoga Classes

Gentle Hatha Yoga Classes have resumed, every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Join us as Yoga Activist presents Hatha Yoga, a great way to relax and stretch your body!  Please wear comfy clothes.  Mats will be provided or you may bring your own.  Hope to see you there.

Gentle Hatha Yoga

All Gentle Hatha Yoga Classes are canceled for Saturday, November 26, due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  Classes will resume on Saturday, December 3, at 10 a.m.

Saturday Family Day

Come and have a light breakfast, and listen to a story at 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-5 years old, celebrate with songs and stories and a movie at noon, Cars 2. Saturday, November 12, bring your kids and enjoy a snack and fun inside the Children's Circle Room.  All ages are welcome. All programs and activities are free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact the Children's Room.