Watha T. Daniel Library Is Moving
Published on Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 11:46am
The interim library will close Tuesday, July 13 at 5:30 p.m. The NEW Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, located at 1630 7th Street, NW, opens Monday, August 2. Don't forget to mark your calendars for Saturday, August 28 for the Grand Opening Party from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The new three-level library is approximately 22,000 square feet and features a flexible design to provide inviting spaces for all.
- Separate reading areas for adults, teens and children
- Children’s program room
- Space for 80,000 books, DVDs, CDs and other library materials
- 32 public access computers with free Wi-Fi Internet access
- Comfortable seating for 200 customers
- Large program room for up to 100 people
- Two 12-person conference rooms
- Vending area
A light sculpture by local artist, Craig Kraft, will be installed outside the library.