Update on the New Library

Coming Soon to Benning Road...

Our excitement grows as we move closer to the grand opening of the new Benning Neighborhood Library. The new building will include:

  • 80,000 books, DVDs, CDs, and other library materials
  • Children's Program Room 
  • Separate reading areas for adults, teens, and children  
  • 32 public access computers with free Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Mobile laptop cart with 20 computers 
  • Comfortable seating for 200 customers 
  • Large program room that accommodates up to 100 people 
  • Two twelve-person conference rooms 
  • Parking for 14 vehicles 
  • Vending area 
  • Public art by a Ward 7 artist 


Stay tuned for the upcoming Grand Opening!!!