Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life? Foster parents provide a safe, nurturing home for children or teens temporarily separated from their families through no fault of their own. If you are interested in becoming a foster/resource parent, please come to one of these special info sessions taking place at DC Public Libraries.
Are you learning Chinese in school or speak it with family at home? Practice your Chinese, meet other Chinese speaking families, and make new friends at our Chinese Conversation Corner for children and their families. Participants should know some Chinese already and are encouraged to use Chinese exclusively during conversations.
We will meet in the Children's Area.
你在学校学汉语或者在家与家人说汉语吗? 请到我们的孩子和家庭汉语角, 练习汉语或认识其他的汉语家庭.
Join us on Sunday afternoons from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a knitting (and crochet!) circle.All experience levels welcome, and we will offer introductory instruction to beginners.In-house training materials will be provided, but please bring needles and yarn for your own take-home projects.
Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee? Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job?
Come to one of these Jobseeker Clinics and meet with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that a lawyer may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues such as criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving back child support arrearages, wage theft, and other issues.
Salt wanted to drop all you guys and gals a reminder to come out to our Viking Day party Saturday, March 22 at 2 p.m. in the Shaw Library children's room.There will be all sorts of activities, stories, snacks, songs, and even a movie!We hope to see you there!
Join Frank Ferrante on his journey to good health.Frank is overweight with hepatitis C. He stumbles in the vegan Cafe Gratitude in New York. Frank goes through 42 days of a life changing experience by being coached physically, emotionally and spiritually by young staff members. Come and watch a metamorphosis of Frank as he deals with addiction, bad food habits and family dysfunction.
Our tea swap was a success!We were excited to have several members of the community attend, many with their large tea stashes in tow! The snacks and tea samples were a big hit...even the kombucha. We hope to plan a quarterly tea swap going forward, so keep an eye out for future tea swap announcements. -- Jesse Sigman
Do not fear, tea lovers! Due to the library closing during inclement weather on Thursday, Feb. 13, our tea swap has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m.Join us for a short presentation on tea, tea samples, snacks, and our swap! Please bring different teas from your stash to trade.