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, August 9, 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, August 10, 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, August 11, 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.   

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, August 14, 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.
Coyaba Dance Theater

Coyaba Dance Theater

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 1:30 pm

Coyaba Dance Theater brings the spirit of Africa and its traditions to the Dorothy I Height library. Students will experience traditional West African dance and drumming depicting daily African culture. The performance includes history and audience participation. For ages 5-12. All programs are free and open to the public.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, August 21, 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.
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Free Legal Help at DC Public Library

Monday, August 26, 2019, 10:00 am

Neighborhood Legal Services Program brings free legal help to DC Public Library branches in neighborhoods throughout the city. At the clinics, you can get help with the following:  

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, August 28, 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.
Chess for All Ages

Chess for All Ages

Saturday, August 31, 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.
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Free Legal Help at DC Public Library

Monday, September 30, 2019, 10:00 am

Neighborhood Legal Services Program brings free legal help to DC Public Library branches in neighborhoods throughout the city. At the clinics, you can get help with the following:  

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