Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Friday, July 10, 2015, 1 p.m.

Kids will sing, shake and dance while learning a little Spanish and Latin American culture. The program combines music, Spanish and social studies, including geography and learning about other cultures.  ​ For ages 3-8.

Family Story Time

Saturday, July 11, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for an all-ages story time. 
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Soothing Sunday Yoga

Sunday, July 12, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Presented by Jenny of Yoga Activist, this class is perfect for beginners, featuring soothing Hatha yoga and meditation. No one under 18.  Please bring your own mat or towel. Session takes place in the sunny story time room on the first floor.  

I Made It Myself

Sunday, July 12, 2015, 2 p.m.

All ages arts and crafts.
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Family Chinese Conversation Corner

Sunday, July 12, 2015, 3 p.m.

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.地点:我们的儿童读物区.

Shaw Knitting Circle

Sunday, July 12, 2015, 3 p.m.

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.  
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Job Seekers

Monday, July 13, 2015, 11 a.m.

Need help with your job search?  Stop by for personalized help with: Creating an email account Preparing a resume Filling out online job applications Mondays until 12 p.m.
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Free Summer Meals

Monday, July 13, 2015, 1 p.m.

DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14. No registration required. Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday: Francis A. Gregory Lamond-Riggs Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Mount Pleasant Petworth Southwest Watha T. Daniel/Shaw

Lego Challenge!

Monday, July 13, 2015, 4 p.m.

Come build your best lego creation and win a prize!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.

Rhythm and Rhyme

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 10 a.m.

An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.   For ages 0-5. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.