Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. join us to 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.
Mad Science

Mad Science

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Things That Go Boom   Discover the science behind sound and vibration!   See amazing color changing chemical reactions, explore sublimation, radical reactions  and more.   For ages 6 and up

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to two years old.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be on a lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.
Coffee and Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Saturday, June 18, 2016, 1 p.m.

Join us for coffee, conversation and a craft. This is an opportunity to meet library staff, other people who enjoy the library, and to share your interests and skills with others. We will meet in the large meeting room on the Lower Level from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. All are welcomed. Coffee and Conversation will be held the first and third Monday of each month.  This program is FREE and open to the public.  

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. join us to 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.

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to two years old.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be on a lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.
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Ward 7 Civil Legal Aid, Family Services Providers and Policymakers Networking Meeting

Friday, June 24, 2016, 10 a.m.

Neighborhood Legal Services Program invites representatives from the many non-profit organizations, government agencies and community-based organizations that advocate for children, youths and families in Ward 7 to join us for a focused conversation on how civil, legal aid organizations can better partner with you to reach and serve, low-income Ward 7 families.  
LEGO'S

LEGO Time - Booktalk

Saturday, June 25, 2016, 10 a.m.

Saturday is Family Play Time!  Come to the Library and build, explore, and play with LEGOs and share a favorite booktalk in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every other Saturday.  This program is designed for children ages 5-13 years old.
Neighberhood Legal Services Program logo

Homeownership Rights: Hold on to Your Home!

Saturday, June 25, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Homeownership is a valuable asset that can bring many benefits to homeowners and their families. However, many homeowners may be facing challenges that threaten their ability to hold on to their home. Join Amy Gellatly of Neighborhood Legal Services Program to learn about how to take on these challenges. Participants will learn about many issues including what to do about large property tax bills, how to apply for home repair programs, and what to do with inherited property to make sure your home is legally in your name.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. join us to 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.

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