Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.

Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
LEGO'S

LEGO Time - Booktalk

Saturday, Aug. 6, 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.
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Movie Matinee

The feature movie will be kids' choice. The children will have the opportunity to vote on the their favorite movie. Three movie options will be available for selection.  All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12
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Movie Matinee

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, 2:15 p.m.

Feature movie will be kids' choice. Three movie options will be available for selection. All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12.
movie cat

Movie Matinee

The feature movie will be kids' choice. The children will have the opportunity to vote on the their favorite movie. Three movie options will be available for selection.  All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12
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Movie Matinee

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, 2:15 p.m.

Feature movie will be kids' choice. Three movie options will be available for selection. All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12.
BARS

BARS

Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, 5 p.m.

BARS is a workshop for youth who enjoy rapping, spoken word and beats. Teens will study songs by artists like Kendrick Lamar and Lauryn Hill, discuss writings by Tupac Shakur and Mumia Abu Jamal (among others) and record posse cuts and individual songs that correspond with what they have read. This program is free and open to the public. For teens, ages 13-19.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 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.
movie cat

Movie Matinee

The feature movie will be kids' choice. The children will have the opportunity to vote on the their favorite movie. Three movie options will be available for selection.  All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12
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Movie Matinee

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, 2:15 p.m.

Feature movie will be kids' choice. Three movie options will be available for selection. All programs are free and open to the public. For ages 6-12.

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