Benning Interim Library Closing

New, Permanent Location Opening April 5

The Benning Neighborhood Interim Library, located at 4101 Benning Rd. N.E. will close Saturday, March 13, 2010.  Library services will resume on Monday, April 5, 2010 at the new Benning Neighborhood Library, located at 3935 Benning Road, N.E.

The new two-story library will be 22,000 square feet and feature:

  • 80,000 books, DVDs, CDs  and other library materials
  • Separate reading areas for adults, teens and children
  • 32 public access computers, free Wi-Fi Internet access and a mobile laptop cart with 20 computers
  • Comfortable seating for 200 customers
  • A large program room for up to 100 people and two 12-person conference rooms
  • Parking for 14 vehicles

During the transition to the new location, library users can return or renew books checked out at any other DC Public Library location or online at  The library closest to the Benning Neighborhood Library is the Capitol View Neighborhood Library at 5001 Central Ave. S.E.