Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
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Lego Club

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, 11 a.m.

Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 
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Fringe Music: Herman Burney/Reginald Cyntje

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 2 p.m.

Herman Burney and Reginald Cyntje have developed a unique take on jazz, blending tradition and innovation in their music. Both are first call musicians in DC’s fertile jazz community, often working together in the city’s most exciting ensembles. The depth they create together stirs passion and reflection. Photo Credit: Patrick Jarenwattananon.
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Introduction to Chess

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 2 p.m.

Learn the basics of chess with Zivorad "Ziko" Djuric, certified chess teacher and FIDE rank master.  Get one-on-one instruction and meet new friends.  For youth ages 5-18.
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Soothing Sunday Yoga

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Presented by Aparna, a certified a yoga instructor, this class is perfect for beginners, featuring soothing Hatha yoga and meditation. All participants must sign a waiver and be at least 18 years old. Please bring your own mat or towel. Session takes place in the sunny story time room on the first floor.   
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I Made It Myself

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, 2 p.m.

All ages arts and crafts.  

Shaw Knitting Circle

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, 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.  

Rhythm and Rhyme

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 10 a.m.

An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.   For ages birth to five. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of 8 or larger, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special group story time.  

Rhythm and Rhyme

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.   For ages birth to 5. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of 8 or larger, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special group story time.  
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Jobseeker Legal Clinic

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 11 a.m.

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues like criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving child support arrearages, and other issues.

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