Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Avast! A Pirate Party Success!

It was a right fine sight to see so many of our readers, frequent story time attendees, and parents at our End of Summer Reading Pirate Party!

Martin Luther King Jr. as Founding Father

The influence of the "I have a Dream" speech

The Aug. 26 Time Magazine declared Martin Luther King Jr. another “Founding Father” in an article by John Meacham.

Shooting Stars Dance Recital

Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Shooting Stars is a peer led hip-hop and contemporary dance class for girls and boys ages 5-12. If you missed their Christmas recital, now is your chance to redeem yourself and get a free ticket to the best show in town! 

Gerbil Diaries

Summer Edition

Day 1: Ah the dog days of summer... Well I don't know what dogs do in the summer besides sweat and drool, but we gerbils have it good. At least Salt and I do. We get to hang out all day in the nice, cool library, and it seems like every day we get even more fans.

Allow Me to Recommend: Atwood!

Time to read 'Oryx and Crake'

I would like to recommend a book to readers who are into post-apocalyptic future dystopian literature, or those who just love author Margaret Atwood.


A Film Screening @ Watha T. Daniel Library

Vegucated is a feature-length documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks.

Credit Reports

Free Annual Credit Reports

Have you recently thought about checking your credit reports? Well, every year you can gain access to a free copy of your credit reports through The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Headbanging in the Library

Adjusting to normal life after Memorial Day weekend for me means stepping out of my own version of heaven that is known as Maryland Deathfest. Maryland Deathfest is dubbed "America's biggest metal party of the year" and it is a promise fulfilled time after time.

Genealogy Resources

Finding Your Roots

Finding family history can be easy and also challenging at the same time. To help you on your quest for family history, the library has access to the following databases:Baltimore Sun – Historical

Health Apps

Losing weight can be a difficult challenge. There is food planning, time for exercise and additional care to certain diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and immune system problems. Here are a few apps that can assist you in making wise choices, good exercise choices and the management of diseases.