Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
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Tuesday Yoga

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 1:00 pm

Tuesday Yoga is back!  A free beginner yoga class taught by Megan Mamula 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.  
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Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon.

ESL English Conversation Club

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 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.  
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English Conversation Circle

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 10:00 am

Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, Conference Room 1 A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 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.  
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 10:30 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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The Words Beats & Life Academy

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 4:30 pm

Hip-Hop students become Hip-Hop masters: turning fans into community legends. Join Words Beats & Life to master the real world through Hip-Hop. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  
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Teen Advisory Group

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 4:30 pm

Need community service hours? Consider joining Teen Advisory Group.  We are responsible youth ages 14-18 who help with service projects and plan teen events at the library.  We meet in Teen Space every Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Snack is provided and no prior signup is necessary.
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Covering the Queer Capital: The Washington Blade, A Historical Discussion

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join Lou Chibbaro Jr., award winning senior news reporter of the Washington Blade, and Kerrie Cotton Williams, Special Collections Manager of Washingtoniana & Black Studies for a discussion on the history of the oldest LGBT newspaper in the United States, the Washington Blade. This event also highlights the recent digitization of the Washington Blade collection, with most editions of the historic independent newspaper from 1969 to 1985 now fully available online.
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Doggie Story Time

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join dogs from People Animals Love (PAL) for a special story time featuring a dog story read aloud and time to meet and read with dogs. A great opportunity for your budding reader to get some reading practice in with an attentive and patient audience.  For children ages 4 and up. For the safety of the children and the dogs, children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. 

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