Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, April 13, 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.
LEGO'S

LEGO Time - Booktalk

Saturday, April 16, 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.
Coffee and Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Monday, April 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, April 19, 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, April 20, 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.
Donvonte McCoyFringe Music in the Library

Fringe Music: Donvonte McCoy

Saturday, April 23, 2016, 2 p.m.

Donvonte McCoy is one of DC’s most agile trumpeter and probably its most contemporary-minded jazz trumpeters and composers. Donvonte has performed with many top names in music such as Curtis Fuller, Lionel Hampton, Jason Moran, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Steve Williams and Eric Wyatt, to name a few. Donvonte leads his quintet every Friday and Saturday night in a late-night soul-jazz dance party on the top floor of Eighteenth Street Lounge. That gig gave his first recording as a leader, “3rd Floor” its name, its inspiration and its obsession with movement.

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, April 27, 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.
LEGO'S

LEGO Time - Booktalk

Saturday, April 30, 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.
Coffee and Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Monday, May 2, 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.  

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