Jeffrey Lionel "Maniac" Magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadn't made him an orphan. After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle for eight years, he decides to run—and not just run away, but run. This is where the myth of Maniac Magee begins, as he changes the lives of a racially divided small town with his amazing and legendary feats.
JoinThe Sign of the Times with Mr. Greggs for a photography workshop for ages 10-15.
This workshop will teach the youth how to use different types of cameras focusing on basic camera functions, good picture taking skills and documenting changes in the community. All workshop will expose the youth to books of famous, local and national professional minority artist in photography. This program is free and offers a great experience for youth.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
June 27 - August 13, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
We are having an Open Mic available
POETS, SINGERS, and RAPPERS
You will get 3 minutes to show off
show off your talent!
We would love to see what you are made of.
Remember to keep it clean!
All are welcome.
We are having an Open Mic available to ALL POETS, SINGERS, and RAPPERS!
You will get 3 minutes to show off show off your talent!
We would love to see what you are made of. Remember to keep it clean!
All are welcome.
To sign up, please call 202-727-5012 and ask for Ms. Kat.
It's Movie and Game Time!
Enjoy your Spring Break with your Friends at Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library Children's Room for two days of fun.
Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
All ages are welcome. This program is free and open to the public.
Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding and must find their way home. During their journey, they encounter a vicious bunny who plans to lead a group of abandoned pets on a mission of revenge against humanity.
This film is rated PG and is 1 hour and 30 minutes long.
This event will take place in the storytime room in the children's room.
For more information, please call the children's room at 202-698-3873.
It's time to get planting in honor of Earth Day!
Come out and celebrate Earth Day with the Friends of Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library and make your very own grass person.
Hope to see you there!
Ages 6-10 | This program is free and open to the public.
Join us every Monday in April at 4 p.m. to create poetry from magazine cutouts. This is a drop-in program, no registration is required!
We provide the supplies, you supply the imagination! For children of all ages and their families!
Yaaassss, it's time for our annual celebration of National Karaoke Week with "Kids Love Karaoke"! This program encourages literacy, confident public performance, music appreciation as well as supportive listening in children ages 5-12.