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.
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 pm.
Story time for ages 3-5 featuring picture books, storytelling and movement.This is also the open call for class and daycare groups.If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a different time.
Story time for ages 3-5 featuring picture books, storytelling, and movement.This is also the open call for class and daycare groups. If your daycare cannot make this story time, please call 202-717-0971 to schedule a different time.
Listen to the speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.:"I Have a Dream""A Drum Major Instinct""Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution""The Drum Major Instinct"Listen, reflect and learn Monday, Jan. 13, 6-9 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room on the Lower Level.
The clock is ticking, only a few days are left before many of us will exchange gifts for the holidays. Are you a procrastinator like me? Did you under-budget and forget someone on your list?Have no fear! I have a tutorial for a fun and easy handmade gift made out of materials you may already have at hand.
If you haven't heard, Christmas is next week. Lots of kids are out of school, and they are no doubt bored already.With that in mind, I thought I'd share a tutorial for a festive craft that kids (and adults!) love.I used to make this with my grandmother every year when I was a child, and it is just as popular today as it was then.
Stop by the Watha T. Daniel Library and check out our amazing book tree!The tree is made out of neighborhood book donations, which are sold in the Friends of the Library book sales. Check back frequently to find out when our next sale will be. Warmest wishes from our family to yours this holiday season.
November was National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWrimo), and at Shaw Library, we gave customers the opportunity to contribute a sentence or two to our exquisite corpse story. If you haven't done an exquisite corpse story before, it's fun and easy to do at home or school with friends.
A collaboration between A Vegan Life and the library
On Dec. 16 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., A Vegan Life and Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library will be showing the documentary Vegucated. Vegucated follows three New Yorkers who agree to forgo meat and cheese and adopt a vegan diet for six weeks, all while learning more about animal agriculture.