Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library

Gary Coletrane and Dorothy I. Height

Gary Coletrane: Artist Unveiling & Reception

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 7 p.m.

In celebration of Women's History Month, local artist Gary Coletrane will reveal his work entitled "Go Forth My Child." Dedicated to Dorothy I. Height, he will explain how he created this mixed low relief composition. A light reception will follow the discussion.
Art Club

Drawapalooza: Its an Art Club

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 5 p.m.

Art Club for children and teens. Participants will create art usine a variety of media. Meets bi-weekly in the Childrens Room.

Yoga @ the Library

Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10 a.m.

Join us every Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00am for Adult Yoga Class.Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.The classes are taught by Yoga Activist and are held on the lower level of the library in the Larger Meeting Room.This class is free and open to the public.
Image of actress Mary Ann Jung dressed as colonist Margaret Brent

History Alive!

Monday, March 9, 2015, 1 p.m.

Who lived in Washington before it was Washington?!    Margaret Brent, a colonist who became the first woman landowner and the first woman lawyer in America, takes kids on an interactive journey where they can become early settlers and Indians, and learn what life was like in the 1600s.  
Molly HundleyHumanitiesChowan Discovery Group Logo

'The Campaigns of Molly Hundley'

Monday, March 9, 2015, 7 p.m.

From 1921 to 1955, Mrs. Mary Gibson Hundley was an exacting teacher of French and Latin at the famous Dunbar High School in Washingon, D.C.  The films's title reflects Mrs. Hundley’s educational advancement against racism at her college; her drive to encourage students to excel in all ways, the students who were inspired by her; her legal battle against a racially-restricted covenant that evicted her  from her home;  and finally, Mrs.
'Paris Is Burning' poster

Documentary Series: 'Paris Is Burning'

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 6 p.m.

This March, in honor of Women's History Month, DC Public Library will be screening four documentaries directed by women at different libraries throughout D.C. Watch the films and learn about the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.

Yoga @ the Library

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10 a.m.

Join us every Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00am for Adult Yoga Class.Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.The classes are taught by Yoga Activist and are held on the lower level of the library in the Larger Meeting Room.This class is free and open to the public.
Science Technology Engineering Art Mathematics

STEAM Saturdays

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

Come explore the worlds around us and in your imagination. We will meet every other Saturday and discover, design, create, and constuct something new! Open to elementary-aged children.  
Age-Friendly Strategic Plan

Moving Toward an Age-Friendly City: What's Next?

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 11 p.m.

Were you one of the thousands of D.C. residents who told us how D.C. could be an even better place to live, work and play as we grow older? 
'Growing Up Female' brochure

Documentary Series: 'Growing Up Female'

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6 p.m.

This March, in honor of Women's History Month, DC Public Library will be screening four documentaries directed by women at different libraries throughout D.C.. Watch the films and learn about the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.

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