Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library

For Seniors! Part 2

Published on Friday, January 11, 2013

Michael Jackson Game Cover For WiiJust as you thought the game was over, the staff at Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library is ready to start it back up!

The King of Pop may be gone, but his memory will live on in this game that lets you experience the greatness of Michael Jackson. On Feb. 28 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., come and enjoy Michael Jackson, The Experience -- a game full of fun and entertainment on the Wii game system.

For ages 50 and older.

Hope to see you there and don't forget to bring your moves!

This program is free and open to the public.

Questions? Call us at 202-281-2583.

What Are Some Goals You Want To Accomplish This Year?

Published on Monday, January 7, 2013

The Resolution DietSo, 2012 is finally over and it's time to say goodbye!

This is the right time to look back at 2012 and learn from all the mistakes we made, and to come up with a list of goals for 2013.

According to USA.gov, here is the top list of goals people make:

Published on Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Discover the Roots of Your Family Tree at the libraryResearching your family history can be an enlightening and rewarding experience. The DC Public Library has a wealth of resources to assist you in your family history project. Whether you’re a beginner or a novice, the library can play an effective role in helping you discover your family roots.

African History and Culture Lecture Tour

Published on Wednesday, January 2, 2013

crgibbsC.R. Gibbs, noted, local, award-winning historian international lecturer, author and historian of the African Diaspora, will present two lectures and presentations for Black History Month at the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library.

Online Occupation Test Prep

Published on Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Occupational Test PreparationHeading out of the library, a customer complains to her companion. "I can't find the book I need here," she says. "I'm going to order the book from Amazon.com. I hope it gets here on time!"

I catch her before she passes the reference desk. "What were you looking for?" I ask.

"I'm about to take my cosmetology exam and I need help in the nail technician section," she replies. "Y'all don't have what I'm looking for."

Published on Friday, October 5, 2012

Job SeekersJob Seeker Workshops are now being held at the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neigborhood Library, every Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

This program is free and open to the public.

Please call the library for more details about the program.

Homeownership: Why Rent When You Can Buy?

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2012
New homeowners

On Saturday, Sept. 29, from 1-2:30 p.m., the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library and Realtor Ericka S. Black will present a crash course in homeownership.

This free seminar will help you understand how the dreams of homeownership can become a reality. Get your questions answered and learn how millions of Americans build financial security and wealth through homeownership.

Learn about:

Digtal Music for Young Adults

Published on Monday, September 17, 2012

Join the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library for Beat Club, Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. 

No experience in necessary, make your own style of music using digital instruments. 

All programs are free and open to the public. 

Please call for more details. 

Ages 12-19.

Published on Monday, September 17, 2012

Reading Lolita in TehranIn celebration of D.C. Reads pick, Reading Lolita in Tehran, the Dorothy I. Hieght/ Benning Neighborhood Library will be hosting a Young Adult's book discussion, Thursday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. surrounding the themes of women in Islam, women's rights, and various themes that are central to the subject this book. 

All programs are free and open to the public. 

Please call for more information.



National Emergency Preparedness Month

Published on Thursday, September 6, 2012

Plan today for what's on the way.

The Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library will celebrate National Preparedness Month during September. 

There will be book displays for children, young adults and adults. 

Please call for more information. 

All programs are free and open to public.

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