Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

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Lego Club

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, 11 a.m.

Open Lego Duplo block play time for children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers. 
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Family Chinese Conversation Corner

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, 3 p.m.

Are you learning Chinese in school or speak it with family at home? Practice your Chinese, meet other Chinese-speaking families and make new friends at our Chinese Conversation Corner for children and their families. Participants should know some Chinese already and are encouraged to use Chinese exclusively during conversations.  We will meet in the Children's Area.  For kids ages 5 and up.你在学校学汉语或者在家与家人说汉语吗? 请到我们的孩子和家庭汉语角, 练习汉语或认识其他的汉语家庭.地点:我们的儿童读物区.
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I Made It Myself

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, 2 p.m.

Arts and crafts for children of all ages.  

Shaw Knitting Circle

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, 3 p.m.

Join us on Sunday afternoons from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a knitting (and crochet!) circle. All experience levels welcome, and we will offer introductory instruction to beginners. In-house training materials will be provided, but please bring needles and yarn for your own take-home projects.  
The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, 4 p.m.

Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.

ESL English Conversation Club

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, 7 p.m.

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.  
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, 10 a.m.

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, Aug. 17, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

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.  
Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line - Film Screening

Thursday, July 21, 2016, 7 p.m.

To celebrate this year's Summer Reading Program and its theme of "Go for the Gold", please join us for a screening of "Crossing the Line: John Van Wisse".
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, 10 a.m.

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. 

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