Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, June 25, 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

Saturday, June 25, 2016, 11 a.m.

Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 
A hand manipulating the white knight above a chess board

Introduction to Chess

Saturday, June 25, 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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I Made It Myself

Sunday, June 26, 2016, 2 p.m.

Arts and crafts for children of all ages.  

Shaw Knitting Circle

Sunday, June 26, 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.  
The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Monday, June 27, 2016, 4 p.m.

Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.

Rhythm and Rhyme

Tuesday, June 28, 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. We will not meet 5/24/16.

Rhythm and Rhyme

Tuesday, June 28, 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. We will not meet 5/24/16.   
Under the Sea

Under the Sea

Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 2 p.m.

Learn about the ocean’s most feared and misunderstood creatures, and how sharks, stingrays & skates are important to marine ecosystems.        This is a great introduction program for participation in our Science in the Summer Program focusing on oceanography. ​For ages 5 - 12  

ESL English Conversation Club

Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 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.  

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