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.
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.
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.
Celebrate National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15, by riding your bike to work.
Come find DC Public Library at the Freedom Plaza Bike to Work morning pit-stop! Flash your DC Public library card (or sign up for one) and get a bike-friendly gift! Take a photo at our table and enter our #ReadRideDC National Bike Month contest.
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.
Join the National Park Service, the Watha T. Daniel Neighborhood Library and Dr. Lopez Matthews from the Moorland Spingarn Research Center for a Preservation Workshop, in honor of Carter G. Woodson, an African-American historian, author, journalist and founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. He is often cited as the Father of Black History.
Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite celebrations here in the Watha children’s room. It incorporates a few of our favorite things, including paper crafts, the color red, and sugar. Join us for a Valentine’s party where we will make cards, decorate cookies, and read some of our favorite L-O-V-E stories together.