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.
Shooting Stars is back!
A hip-hop and modern class for young dancers ages 6-12 on Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Class list will be determined by attendance on Jan. 8, Jan. 15, and Jan. 22, so come on these dates to get a slot, as the program fills up fast. Students will create choreography, sets, and costumes, and class will culminate in a recital at the end of April.
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.
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.
Are you looking for romance, history, intrigue, advice, mystery, self-help, biography, science fiction, or just a good read?Then come by the Friends of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library Book Sale on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.! You'll find hardbacks, paperbacks, fiction, non-fiction, DVDs, CDs and materials for all ages on the lower level.