Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library

Published on Monday, November 8, 2010

Celebrate the invention of the game Bingo in 1929 by Edwin S. Lowe on Tuesday, December 7, at 5 p.m. Ages 6-12.

For more information, please call 202-281-2583.

Published on Friday, November 5, 2010

Thursdays in December at 5 p.m., the Benning Neighborhood Library will be showing winter movies for ages 5-12.

December 9 - Snow Buddies

December 16 - Frosty the Snowman

December 23 - Polar Express

For more information, call 202-281-2583.

Published on Friday, November 5, 2010

A scenic winter village will be on display for all ages to see at the Benning Neighborhood Library starting December 1st. Come and view an amazing animated winter village along with wide variety of seasonal books.

The village will consist of animated musical pieces, moving train cars, lit buildings, children frolicking in the snow and many more special features.

For more information, call 202-281-2583.

Published on Friday, November 5, 2010

Read stories and make seasonal crafts about Thanksgiving for ages 3-6 on Tuesday, November 23, at 4 p.m. Come join us in giving thanks!

For more information, please call 202-281-2583.

Published on Friday, November 5, 2010

Winter is almost upon us. Visit the Benning Neighborhood Library and discover a winter wonderland. The winter wonderland fun day will include seasonal stories and things to make or eat.

Your winter adventure starts here:

  • 5:00pm Story Time
  • 5:30pm Something Good to Eat
  • 6:00pm Seasonal Crafts to Make
  • 6:30pm Picture Keepsakes (Get your pictures taken and decorate holiday inspired frames)

Tuesday, December 14, 2010. Ages 5-12.

For more information, call 202-281-2583.

Published on Friday, November 5, 2010

On Friday, November 26 & Saturday, November 27 from 2-4pm. Ages 5-12.

Published on Thursday, November 4, 2010

The library, in cooperation with Byte Back, is offering free PC Basics computer classes at Capitol View Library and Anacostia Library starting in November. Classes will be offered morning, early afternoon and late afternoon.

You must be a D.C. resident to enroll in this program. All students must present proof of residency on the first day of class to be admitted. To register, call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Those who complete the course (6 weeks) and who qualify (by income) will also get a free computer and free Cricket broadband card, good for one year's free Internet.

Partners:  DC Public Library, DC Office of the Chief Technology Office, ByteBack, First Time Computers, Cricket Communications  .

Published on Saturday, October 30, 2010

 Blacks Without Borders


Blacks Without Borders
November 4, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
African-Americans go to South
Africa to live the African Dream. This funny and heartwarming film will
surprise you and leave you deeply moved.

Published on Friday, September 24, 2010

S.T.A.R. @ THE LIBRARY
Sing, Talk and Read for Parents, Grandparents and Caregivers

Come sign up for the S.T.A.R. (Sing, Talk and Read) Workshop at Benning Neighborhood Library on September 28th at 6:30pm. The workshop is design for parents, grandparents and caregivers with children ages 3 to 5 year olds to get them ready to read.
Spaces are limited so call and register now at 202-281-2583.

Workshop is based on the work of Saroj Ghoting.

New iMacs Are Here!

Published on Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Sending out a construction update to all the eager teens getting ready for Benning Library's re-opening...

Brand new iMacs are available for teen usage in Benning's new teen space. Come join us in the teen space when we open on Monday, April 5th or come in Saturday, April 10 for our grand opening and be the first in line to use one of our iMacs. 

Provided especially for teen usage, the new iMacs will give teens an opportunity to play around with music, pictures, video and more... all wrapped up in an environmentally friendly design that works in perfect tandem with the green design specs of your new library!

Need more information on these computers? Check them out HERE...  

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