Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

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Rise of An 'Empire': The Black Gay Man on Screen

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 7 p.m.

The characterization of the African American male homosexual on screen has come a long way since the early days of film. How has the gay black man been portrayed on film? What impact have these early roles had on future depictions of race and sexuality?   Join Kevin Beard in conversation for an in-depth  analysis, from the early days of film to Empire.

Yoga @ the Library

Saturday, June 27, 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.
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Computer Basics

Monday, June 29, 2015, 10 a.m.

In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  
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Computer Basics

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 10 a.m.

In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  
Uncle Devin

Uncle Devin

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

Enjoy captivating stories with a social message through music and drumming. Ages 2 - 10  
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Computer Basics

Monday, July 6, 2015, 10 a.m.

In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Monday, July 6, 2015, 2 p.m.

The Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library is a Maker Camp site! From July 6 to Aug. 14 we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 2-3:30 p.m.  Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Last of the Doughboys by Richard Rubin

City History, City Heroes: None But The Brave: The District's Black Doughboys in the Great War

Monday, July 6, 2015, 7 p.m.

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
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Computer Basics

Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 10 a.m.

In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

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