Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

The Way We Were

D.C. Back in the Day: Roundtable Brunch

Do you see the new D.C.?Do you hear the new D.C.?Do you feel the new D.C.?Join the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library, on Feb. 18 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., for our roundtable brunch: “The Way We Were: DC Back in the Day."

Benning's Picks: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Jessica)

Jessica is back with another favorite book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss.

Benning's Picks: The Bully (Jazmine)

Jazmine's favorite book is The Bully by Paul Langan. She likes this book because at the end it shows that Darrell sticks up for himself.

Benning's Picks: I Had a Favorite Dress (Kinayja)

Kinayja says that her favorite book is I Had a Favorite Dress, by Boni Ashburn and illustrated by Julia Denos.

The Nation's Capital: Crime Prevention in the Sixth Metropolitan Police District

Safe neighborhoods represent a major concern for residents of the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) Sixth District. Among the seven police districts, as reported in MPD’s Crime Totals by Districts, the Sixth District has one of the highest number of homicides.

Benning's Picks: Judy Moody Was In a Mood (Kyiniyah)

Kyiniyah's favorite book is Judy Moody Was In a Mood by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. She likes it because Judy does the same things that she does all the time.

ReelAbilities Film Festival at DC Public Library

DC Public Library will be participating in the ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival again this year.

Benning's Picks: Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook (Shaniya)

Shaniya says she loves the book Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook by Barbara Park, illustrated by Denise Brunkus. She likes it because it is funny and awesome.

Benning's Picks: Dork Diaries (Jamya)

Jamya tells us that her favorite books are the Dork Diaries series, beginning with Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life 

The Write|Speak Writing Contest WINNER!: Najya Williams!

I was a fairly new Library Associate way back in October and my focus was to program my life away! I greatly enjoy uniting and engaging people, ideas, and experiences through creativity and conversation. There's something about providing learning opportunities through an artistic scope that just makes me all tingly inside. 

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