Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

Happy Birthday, Dorothy I. Height

As Google users across the country found out this morning, today is Dorothy I. Height's 102nd birthday!

The Arts Book Fair

April 1 and April 2

In honor of National Poetry Month, join the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library for its first: The Arts Book Fair. 

Benning's Picks: 'Diary Of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days' (Juan)

Juan shares with us that his favorite book is Diary Of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney. Juan says that it is his favorite book because it is very fun to read!

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.