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.
Tuesday Yoga is back! A free beginner yoga class taught by Lindsey Crawford of Yoga District. We meet in the sunny children's programming room. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring your own mat or towel. Participants will have to sign a waiver. 18+ please.
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.
Join DCPL customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the fourth Wednesday of each month.
Coffee & Conversation brings together customers from all walks of life in informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics discussed over a cup of coffee. Through this exchange of ideas, Coffee & Conversation promotes the library as a place to meet your neighbors and focuses on what people have in common rather than their differences.
Please join us!
Please join us on the last Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m. for adult coloring parties! Work with various designs and coloring tools to calm your anxiety, or just have fun! Bring your own coloring pages to share, or use ours. Meet in Conference Room 2 on the second floor.
Join dogs from People Animals Love 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.
GIVE is a completely free tutoring program for elementary school students. Participants will be matched up with a high school tutor. A fun way to stay ahead in school! We meet Saturdays from 2 pm to 4 pm.
Do not fear, tea lovers! Due to the library closing during inclement weather on Thursday, Feb. 13, our tea swap has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m.Join us for a short presentation on tea, tea samples, snacks, and our swap! Please bring different teas from your stash to trade.
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 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.
"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.