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
The Watha T. Daniel branch of the District of Columbia Public Library system is not your typical library. Very rarely do we enjoy pockets of "silence." There are activities all over the small, one-floor, interim building. Five-feet-tall bookshelves section off “different” areas -- children’s, young adult, and adult.
...Well, maybe they're not really "on the loose." Meet live animals and their handler Rachel on Saturday, June 12, when Wetlands Alive! comes to the Shaw/Watha T. Daniel branch. Kids, teens, and families are invited to come for an interactive, hands-on experience. Have a wildly exciting time at this live show! Afterward, sign up for D.C. Public Library's Make a Splash!