Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 p.m.
Are you interested in having a say in what services and books the library provides for teens? Do you need a fun way to earn community service hours? Teen Advisory Group meets in the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library teen space every Wednesday from 4:30 -6:30 pm. All youth ages 13-18 are welcome; you do not need to sign up!
Please contact Anina at 202-717-0971 with any questions.
Many recent discussions of the “end of nature” have stimulated new thinking about our relation with nature. That debate along with our increasing detachment from the outdoors invite reflection on our general cultural orientation toward nature, negative and positive. The way visual artists approach nature may help us develop a more nuanced view of what nature means to us and how we engage nature in our way of life.
It's usually impolite, but sometimes you just feel the urge to brag. I started early when I learned to snap my fingers before my older brother. It’s been twenty-seven years and I haven’t stopped reminding him. Hey, sometimes you have to toot your own horn.
Due to the overwhelming positive responses received for the I Can Write! Workshop, acclaimed author Marita Golden will lead two eight-week free Writing Workshops for teens 18 and older and Adults at the Watha T. Daniel / Shaw Neighborhood Library.
The Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Interim Library is closed. The new library at 1630 7th St. N.W. opens Monday, August 2. While we're moving, please visit nearby Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library at 901 G St. N.W. or Northwest One Neighborhood Library at 155 L St. N.W. Books can be returned at any DC Public Library. Mark your calendars: The Grand Opening Party is scheduled for Saturday, August 28, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
We're all about early literacy at Watha T. Daniel Library. Through our children's programming, we strive to get children ready to read. It's always thrilling when a child who's been visiting the library before she could talk one day shouts out a number or word she recognizes during story time. We like to think we had a hand in that!
The interim library closed Tuesday, July 13, at 5:30 p.m. The new Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, located at 1630 7th St. N.W., 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.A light sculpture by local artist Craig Kraft will be installed outside the library.
I have had an insatiable sweet tooth all my life. When I'm "full," I mean that I can't have another bite of the main course; there’s always room for dessert. Fortunately I've grown enough to appreciate more than just sweets.
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