Explore Cooperative Board Games

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 6:30 pm

Cooperate or die! Play Pandemic, Forbidden Island or Race to Treasure with Labyrinth Games & Puzzles in this 90-minute workshop.  This program is free and open to the public.

City Building Board Games

Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 6:30 pm

In this 90-minute workshop, join game experts from Labyrinth Games & Puzzles and learn how to play popular new board games about city building. Create the city of your dreams!
Family Tree

Genealogy 101

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 7:00 pm

Washington, DC has always been a city of history and intrigue. As a center of government, commerce, and immigration and migration, Washington, DC carries its own history. So do many of the families that have lived here. Many kin have stayed and many folks have moved Southward, Westward and Northward, but they all have one thing common.Each of them left a paper trail letting us know that they were here. This has made it easy for those of us who trying to research our family trees.    
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DC Punk Archive Rooftop Shows

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 6:30 pm

The DC Punk Archive is taking it to the roof this summer for a series of concerts outside on the 3rd floor terrace at Woodridge! Join us for a night of local music overlooking Langdon Park and learn more about the DC Punk Archive collection. 
People and Stories

People and Stories: Reading Deeply in Community

Friday, June 30, 2017, 3:00 pm

You don’t have to love reading to enjoy a great story.   People & Stories/Gente y Cuentos adult literature program comes to Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library. This unique reading and discussion group brings community together for a deep exploration of short stories.   The stories cover a broad range of topics. We invite you to bring your own perspective to this eight-session program. Your opinions, insights, and life experiences are valued and encouraged!  
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Yoga for Insomnia

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 10:00 pm

Robin Glantz will teach a two-part workshop on yoga that addresses insomnia. Space is limited to thirty (30) participants -- please email to register. Please bring your own yoga mat.
Bike to Work Day

Bike To Work Day

Visit a librarian during National Bike To Work Day at Freedom Plaza from 7- 9 a.m.! DCPL Staff will be outside with bike-themed books, giveaways and upcoming program information. Talk to us about the MLK renovation project, learn about this year's summer reading, or return that book you keep forgetting to bring to your neighborhood library. 

Senior Memoirs

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 5:30 pm

The Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center has been compiling memoirs for years, and now they have been gathered into a book and ebook. Come hear the authors talk about the importance of telling your story.  Talk will be held in the lower level meeting room and will last until 7 pm. Light refreshments will be served. 

DowntownDC Live with Mock Identity

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 12:30 pm

The DC Punk Archive presents local band, Mock Identity, for DowntownDC Live! at Franklin Park. Grab your lunch and bring to the park to celebrate a great partnership between local business advocates, libraries and musicians. Sign up for Summer Reading, check out a book or learn about our online resources. 
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring Session

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 2:00 pm

Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Assesment (NDLA) Certificate during scheduled proctored sessions. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate.  Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics Internet Windows Mac OS X E-mail MS Word Social Media MS Excel MS PowerPoint Info Literacy