Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 10:00 am

Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 5.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of 8 or more, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special session. We will not meet on 05/02/2017.
Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 10:30 am

Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 5.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of 8 or more, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special session. We will not meet 05/02/2017.
Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 11:00 am

Dance party for babies and toddlers up to age 5.  Experience popular music, motion, dance, and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of 8 or more, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special session. We will not meet 5/2/2017.
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Aspiring Writers Circle

Tuesday, May 9, 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.
Herbs

Wonderful World of Healing Herbs and Botanicals

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:00 pm

From medicine cabinet to beautifying your body - herbs & botanicals are such wonderful yet often overlooked gifts of nature.   Join the experts from Bazaar Spices as they cover the basics - from learning how you can use botanicals to remove unwanted blemishes from your skin to making your own DIY cleaning products, skin salves & even bug repellant.   During the talk, you may even find that weeds in your backyard might actually make a great tea or stomach soother.
Meditation Landscape

Meditation for Body, Mind, and Spirit

Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 7:00 pm

Doctors, health practitioners, universities, and even insurance companies are now recognizing the practice of meditation as a means of creating a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It is an invaluable tool helping people reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life, as well as foster greater physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Join David Newcomb, long time meditator who will offer a practical technique of meditation that can positively impact your life.

Book Sale

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:00 am

Stop by from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for the Friends of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library Book Sale. Find bargain treasures for adults, children, and teens, as well as DVDs and CDs! Located on the Lower Level.
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I Made It Myself: Bike Month Edition

Sunday, May 21, 2017, 2:00 pm

Celebrate National Bike Month with us by making a personalized license plate for your bike. Ages 2-8.
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Early Literacy Baby/Toddler Play Date

Monday, May 22, 2017, 10:00 am

Enjoy homemade early literacy toys with your babies and toddlers, get inspired to make your own at home with every day objects, and get tips on building a foundation for your child to learn and read through play. We will meet from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. For children ages 0-3 and their caregivers.
Scrabble

Teen Time: Life Size Scrabble

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 4:30 pm

Team up with friends and test your Scrabble skills with a giant-size version of the classic game. For teens age 13-19.

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