Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Lego Challenge!

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 4:00 pm

Come build your best Lego creation. Lego pieces are small. Recommended for ages 5 and older.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, May 25, 2019, 10:30 am

These 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. Please note: Due to space constraints, staff may issue tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Please ask at the children's desk whether tickets are required to enter.
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Lego Club

Saturday, May 25, 2019, 11:00 am

Join us for Lego Duplo block play time. Recommended for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers. 

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 10:00 am

The Adult Learning Lab offers tutoring for those adults with skills at the high school level who have completed the assessment (offered on Wednesdays at 4 p.m.).  

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 4:00 pm

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.
Maker Camp

Tuesday Maker Afternoons

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 4:00 pm

Create, experiment and learn with us at the Shaw Library. Join us every Tuesday for a variety of fun activities, such as arts and crafts and STEM projects. Recommended for kids ages 5-12. Groups of eight or more children must call 202-727-0971 to ensure that space is available.
People's University

Holding on to Reno: Community Resistance to Displacement in DC

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 6:30 pm

Join Neil Flanagan, author of the 2017 Washington City Paper article "The Battle of Fort Reno" for a seminar exploring one community's struggle to fight displacement.  
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English Conversation Circle

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10:00 am

A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10:00 am

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-to-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 are welcome at these sessions. No children under 2 years of age are permitted unless attending with a sibling or class group.