Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library

Published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012
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Published on Friday, August 10, 2012

Sign-up for yoga classes being held every Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m.  Join us as Yoga Activitist presents Hatha Yoga, a geat way to relax, become stress-free and stretch your body! 

Please wear comfy clothes, and we will provide the mats or you may bring your own. 

Come and make new friends.  All programs and free and open to the public.

Published on Friday, August 10, 2012

Looking for more vitality, better health and an enhanced sense of well-being? Join Karin Silverman on Monday, September 13, at 7 p.m., in the large meeting room as she discusses the many benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. She will explore how the vegetarian diet is gentle to the planet and how it can enhance our spiritual development. 

Silverman, who has been meditating for over 40 years, will offer the audience a chance to practice a simple meditation technique. Through meditation, each of us can experience more peaceful, enriching and meaningful lives. 

All programs and free and open to the public. 

Published on Friday, August 3, 2012

Join the Metropolitan Police Department for the Sixth District and the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library for National Night Out 2012. 

We will offer library card signup, program information for all ages and free library giveaways on Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at East of the River Shopping Center, 3939 Minnesota Avenue NE.

There will also be free food, 3-on-3 basketball games, pony rides, Topshelf Starz, Main Girl, free bookbags and school supplies -- your child must be present to receive!

All programs and free and open to the public.  Please call 202-281-2583 for more information.

Film Screenings, Book Displays, and AIDS/HIV Testing

Published on Monday, July 23, 2012

In celebration of the International AIDS Conference, the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library will host:

Published on Monday, July 2, 2012

Summer mealsThe Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library will host DC Free Summer Meals Program July 2 - Aug. 10. 

Free lunches will be served, Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for ages 18 and younger. No ID or registration is required. 

And while you are here, join in one of many summer activities or take a look at our movies, games, stories, computers and good books. 

(Photo by DC Central Kitchen / Flickr)

Published on Wednesday, June 6, 2012

antique cameraThere will be photography classes for adults and seniors, on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 p.m.-3:45 p.m. from Wednesday, July 18 to Friday, August 10. 

All programs are free and open to the public. 

Please call for more information.

Story Time and Mini Dance Workshop for All Ages

Published on Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Photo of Step Afrika! PerformanceStep Afrika! Reads promotes reading and literacy skills with a special story time, then invites kids to get up on their feet to participate in a mini workshop with the artists from Step Afrika!'s newest production, nxt/step at several of our library locations.

Day Care Centers

Published on Friday, May 25, 2012

Kids splashingJoin us June 4 at 10:15 a.m. to celebrate the start of summer and our awesome Summer Reading program, Dream Big -- Read!

Wear your swimsuit and prepare to get splashed -- but only after you have used sidewalk paint and chalk to draw what you DREAM!

Popsicles will be given out at the end of the program.

Day Care Centers and children ages 2 to 5 are invited!!

Photo by *CQ* / Flickr

Published on Friday, May 25, 2012

The Very Hungry CaterpillarJoin us as we celebrate the birthday of Eric Carle, author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other fantastic books.