Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

ESL English Language Club

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 7 p.m.

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.  

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 10 a.m.

Story Time for ages 3-5. Class groups welcome.  To ensure that children can participate fully in this program, we ask that children who attend this program be at least over 2 years of age. 

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Story Time for ages 3-5.  Class groups welcome.  To ensure that children can participate fully in this program, we ask that children who attend this program be at least over 2 years of age.
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Free Summer Meals

Wednesday, July 15, 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
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Teen Heroes Summer Film Series

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

July 15-Selma—2014, rated PG-13, 128 minutes. An account of Martin Luther King's march from Selma to  Montogmery Alabama in 1965 in order to demand equal voting rights.  Starring David Oyelowo.   Following the movie, Anthony Gualtieri, former museum specialist at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, will present a lecture on the history of DC Negro League Baseball.

Teen Advisory Group

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 4:30 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.
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Neighborhood Heroes: The Homestead Grays and a Changing Washington

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 7 p.m.

D.C.'s sports history is long and complicated: one of our first baseball teams was the Homestead Grays, a team that played in the Negro Leagues when baseball was a segregated sport. As the city they called home changed in race, class, economics, so did the Homestead Grays. 
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Free Summer Meals

Thursday, July 16, 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
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Computer Basics

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 3 p.m.

In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Horror Film Series

Thursday, July 17, 2014 (All day)

Please join us while we kick off our 2014 horror movie series at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library!

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