Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Civil Rights in America

The Cost Then and Now

Due to inclement weather, the Civil Rights in America discussion has been postponed to Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m.

Continuing the Woodson Legacy: Preserving your Family's History

A Preservation Workshop

Join the National Park Service, the Watha T. Daniel Neighborhood Library and Dr. Lopez Matthews from the Moorland Spingarn Research Center for a Preservation Workshop, in honor of Carter G. Woodson, an African-American historian, author, journalist and founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. He is often cited as the Father of Black History. 

Valentine's Day Party

Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite celebrations here in the Watha children’s room.  It incorporates a few of our favorite things, including paper crafts, the color red, and sugar.  Join us for a Valentine’s party where we will make cards, decorate cookies, and read some of our favorite L-O-V-E stories together. 

ReelAbilities Film Festival at DC Public Library

DC Public Library will be participating in the ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival again this year.

Celebrate Chinese New Year in D.C.

Friday, Jan. 31 is the first day in the 15 day celebration of Chinese New Year this year - the Year of the Horse!

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

A Vegan Film Festival Presentation

"One hundred pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids, and suffering from a debilitating auto-immune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope and the end of his hope. In the mirror, he saw a 310 lb. man whose gut was bigger than a beach ball and a path laid out before him that wouldn't end well— with one foot already in the grave, the other wasn't far behind.

DC Public Library Opens On Two-Hour Delay

Wednesday, Jan. 22

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

DC Public Library Closed Today

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

Personal Finances Series

Avoiding Foreclosure

According to Britannica Online Encyclopedia, foreclosure is a "legal proceeding by which a mortgagor's rights to a mortgaged property may be extinguished if the mortgagor (borrower) fails to live up to the obligations agreed to in the mortgag

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