Watha T. Daniel Library Is Moving

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

Watha T. Daniel Library Is Moving

Interim Library Closes July 13

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.

It includes:

  • 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.