Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Olyox the poodle

Doggie Story Time

Thursday, March 30, 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. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, March 31, 2017, 10:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, March 31, 2017, 10:30 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, March 31, 2017, 11:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. 
Yarn

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Sunday, April 2, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join us from 3 p.m. for a knitting and crocheting circle. All experience levels welcome, and we will offer introductory knitting instruction to beginners. In-house training materials will be provided, but please bring needles and yarn for your own take-home projects.
Food Trends 2017

Food Trends 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017, 6:30 pm

Do you want to eat healthier? Interested in learning what’s HOT right now at your local grocer?  What are the food trends for 2017? Join Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, In-Store Nutritionist at Giant, to discover the latest good-for-you food trends that are available on the shelves at local markets. You will have the opportunity to taste test new products and take home some recipes!
Aspiring Writers Circle logo.

Aspiring Writers Circle

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 6:00 pm

A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers.  Join us to take advantage of classes, resources and support offered by the Library to help you achieve your dream. The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month.

Future Makers present Electric Art lab

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 3:00 pm

Calling all FutureMakers! Use motors, LEDs, batteries and simple circuitry to invent an artwork project that moves and comes alive.  All projects go home.   All ages welcome, but please bring an adult with kids 8 and younger.   Meet in the Lower Level Meeting Room.
Fire Trucks by Joanne Mattern

Fire Engine Truck Touch

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2:00 pm

Come meet firefighters from the DC Fire Department at the Shaw Library! Children will learn about fire safety and have the opportunity to check out a real fire truck up close.
The cover of El Deafo by Cece Bell

Kids' Club - El Deafo

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 3:00 pm

April's Kids' Club book is El Deafo by Cece Bell.  A favorite graphic novel in our library, this book chronicles the young author's struggle with hearing loss and realization of her superpowers.  

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