Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

Pajama Story Time

Thursday, June 6, 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.
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, June 28, 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.    
Chess for All Ages

Chess for All Ages

Saturday, June 29, 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.
Yoga

Summer Yoga at the Library

Sunday, June 30, 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, June 11, 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, July 3, 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, June 19, 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.
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Small Business Development Workshop

Saturday, July 6, 2019, 2:00 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center. This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.

Family Story Time

Tuesday, June 18, 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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