Benning/Dorothy I. Height Neighborhood Library

Beat Club

Digtal Music for Young Adults

Join the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library for Beat Club, Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. No experience in necessary, make your own style of music using digital instruments. All programs are free and open to the public. Please call for more details. Ages 12-19.

Reading Lolita in Tehran

In celebration of D.C. Reads pick, Reading Lolita in Tehran, the Dorothy I. Hieght/ Benning Neighborhood Library will be hosting a Young Adult's book discussion, Thursday, Nov.

911 and Beyond

National Emergency Preparedness Month

Plan today for what's on the way.The Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library will celebrate National Preparedness Month during September. There will be book displays for children, young adults and adults. Please call for more information. All programs are free and open to public.

DC Reads


Year-Round Gentle Hatha Yoga Classes

Sign-up for yoga classes being held every Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m.  Join us as Yoga Activitist presents Hatha Yoga, a geat way to relax, become stress-free and stretch your body! Please wear comfy clothes, and we will provide the mats or you may bring your own. Come and make new friends.  All programs and free and open to the public.

Healthy Living for Physical and Spiritual Health

Looking for more vitality, better health and an enhanced sense of well-being? Join Karin Silverman on Monday, September 13, at 7 p.m., in the large meeting room as she discusses the many benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. She will explore how the vegetarian diet is gentle to the planet and how it can enhance our spiritual development. Silverman, who has been meditating for over 40 years, will offer the audience a chance to practice a simple meditation technique. Through meditation, each of us can experience more peaceful, enriching and meaningful lives. 

National Night Out

Join the Metropolitan Police Department for the Sixth District and the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library for National Night Out 2012. We will offer library card signup, program information for all ages and free library giveaways on Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at East of the River Shopping Center, 3939 Minnesota Avenue NE.There will also be free food, 3-on-3 basketball games, pony rides, Topshelf Starz, Main Girl, free bookbags and school supplies -- your child must be present to receive!

Celebration of International AIDS Conference

Film Screenings, Book Displays, and AIDS/HIV Testing

In celebration of the International AIDS Conference, the Dorothy I.

DC Free Summer Meals Program

The Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library will host DC Free Summer Meals Program July 2 - Aug. 10. Free lunches will be served, Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for ages 18 and younger. No ID or registration is required. 

Signs of the Times Photography Classes

There will be photography classes for adults and seniors, on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 p.m.-3:45 p.m. from Wednesday, July 18 to Friday, August 10. All programs are free and open to the public. Please call for more information.