Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library is temporarily closed Friday, Dec. 2 for emergency repairs.
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Earn Community Service Hours as a Tutor

Saturday, December 3, 2016, 2:00 pm

GIVE is a nonprofit who can pair you with an elementary or middle school child. You will help that child with their academic work and act as a mentor to them. This is a fun way to give back to the community and earn community service hours. We meet Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the children's room.  For more information, email directors@giveyouth.org.  
GIVE youth students and tutors

GIVE: Free Tutoring Programs

Saturday, December 3, 2016, 2:00 pm

GIVE is a completely free tutoring program for elementary school students.  Participants will be matched up with a high school tutor.  A fun way to stay ahead in school!  We meet Saturdays from 2 pm to 4 pm.
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I Made It Myself

Sunday, December 4, 2016, 2:00 pm

Arts and crafts for children of all ages.  
The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Monday, December 5, 2016, 4:00 pm

Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.
Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 10:00 am

Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 3.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. We will not meet November 15 or 22.
Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 10:30 am

Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 3.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. We will not meet on November 15 and 22nd.
Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 11:00 am

Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 3.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. We will not meet November 15 or 22.
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Tuesday Yoga

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 1:00 pm

Tuesday Yoga is back!  A free beginner yoga class taught by Lindsey Crawford of Yoga District.  We meet in the sunny children's programming room.  Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring your own mat or towel.  Participants will have to sign a waiver. 18+ please. We will not meet on Tuesday, 11/22. 

ESL English Conversation Club

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 7:00 pm

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

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 10:00 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Class groups and daycares welcome at these sessions. Please no children under 2 years of age unless attending with a sibling or class group.  

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