Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library

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.
Art Club

Drawapalooza: Its an Art Club

Thursday, March 19, 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.
A. Rod Womack, author of Redwood

Author Talk: A. Rod Womack

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6 p.m.

Redwood is the true story of a well-known Baltimore restaurant popular for its great food, live performances, and A-List celebrity events.  So what happened to the Redwood Grill?  What caused its demise?  The story takes twists and turns, leading the owners through a maze of surreal challenges along the way.  The conflict intensifies when they discover that they've been employing a serial killer.

Yoga @ the Library

Saturday, March 21, 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.

Diabetes Support Group

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 12 p.m.

For anyone diagnosed with Diabetes, pre-diabetes or caring for a diabetic. Healthcare professionals will give educational information and answer questions on food choices, exercise and medicine. We meet the third Saturday of every month. For email or phone updates, leave your information at the Adult Information Desk. Light refreshments. Every third Saturday at 12pm. This program is free and open to all.  
Dorothy I. Height

Feminism

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7 p.m.

Join FemEx for a crash course on the history of feminism and the women's movements in the U.S.

Yoga @ the Library

Saturday, March 28, 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.
Picture of DC Women's Suffrage march

Women's History Ride with Women & Bicycles and DCPL

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11 a.m.

Support empowering women by hitting the road with us!   The Washington Area Bicycle Association's Women & Bicycles and DC Public Library are empowering women through biking!  This feminist history-themed bike ride will stop at four DCPL branches (Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Dorthoy I. Height/Benning, Anacostia and Southwest) for women’s history-related activities and will also feature a photo booth, snacks, and some surprises along the way!   

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