Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

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Sign of the Times Summer Art Awareness Workshop

Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 10:00 am

This six-week art and photography workshop will teach children ages 7-9 to draw, design, paint and make collages. Ages 10-15 will learn the basic functions of the digital camera including composition, depth of field, focusing shooting positions and field trips. Each workshop will also have a lecture demonstration on local and national artist. At the conclusion of the program an exhibit of their artwork will be displayed at the library. Enrollment is limited, so register today. June 18 - July 26 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 10:30 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, July 24, 2019, 1:30 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users. These 20-to-30 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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Sign of the Times Summer Art Awareness Workshop

Thursday, July 25, 2019, 10:00 am

This six-week art and photography workshop will teach children ages 7-9 to draw, design, paint and make collages. Ages 10-15 will learn the basic functions of the digital camera including composition, depth of field, focusing shooting positions and field trips. Each workshop will also have a lecture demonstration on local and national artist. At the conclusion of the program an exhibit of their artwork will be displayed at the library. Enrollment is limited, so register today. June 18 - July 26 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sizzling Summer Movies

Thursday, July 25, 2019, 2:00 pm

You bring the snacks, we'll supply the movies. Join us throughout the summer for sizzling summer movies. For ages 8-12. All programs are 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, July 26, 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.    

Sizzling Summer Movies

Saturday, July 27, 2019, 2:00 pm

You bring the snacks, we'll supply the movies. Join us throughout the summer for sizzling summer movies. For ages 8-12. All programs are free and open to the public.
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Summer Yoga at the Library

Sunday, July 28, 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.   
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Free Legal Help at DC Public Library

Monday, July 29, 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, July 31, 2019, 10:30 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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