Beat Club

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.

Northeast Library Closes for Renovation

The Northeast Library closes for renovation on Saturday, Sept. 22.During renovations, the Southeast Library will have expanded hours:Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.;Tuesday and Thursday – 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.;Sunday – ClosedRead more about the Northeast Library renovation.

Photo Story Workshop: How to Create a Book Trailer

Teens will learn how to create a book trailer using Photo Story. Photo Story is a Microsoft application that allows users to create a visual story (show and tell presentation) from their digital photos and add narrations and special effects to create a Windows media video.Ages 13-17.

New hours begin

Southeast Library will have extended hours during the Northeast Neighborhood Library renovation. We will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All other hours will remain the same.

Poetry Open Mic

Join us in the meeting room to get your rhyme on!Read a poem by your favorite poet, or better yet -- read us something you wrote.

Teens After Hours: Writer's Group

Come express yourself with writing, poems, stories and creative exercises to flex your writing muscles.

Teens After Hours: Gaming Wii

De-stress after school with Wii games.

Teens After Hours: Body Art

Body art can come in many different forms. Henna, tattoos, piercings, and scarification are all examples of ways that people adorn their bodies.Come see how body art takes shape in other countries. Afterward, we'll try out henna, an Indian method of body decoration.