Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Jeopardy logo

Black History Jeopardy

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 4:30 pm

Test your knowledge about the contributions of Black Americans and win glory!  For ages 6-12 in the children's programming room.  
DC Public Library logo.

Teen Advisory Group

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 4:30 pm

Need community service hours? Consider joining Teen Advisory Group. We are responsible youth ages 14-18 who help with service projects and plan teen events at the library. We meet in the Teen Space or Children's Room every Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. No prior signup is necessary.
Image of a cup of coffee

Coffee & Conversation

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 11:00 am

Join other DC Public Library customers, library staff, and local community members for free coffee and conversation every fourth Thursday of the month beginning November 30. 

DC Music Salon: The Razz

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7:00 pm

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of The Razz's first 45 single C. Redux (released Feb. 1978), the DC Music Salon starts the new year screening a documentary work-in-progress by filmmakers Richard Taylor and Jeff Krulik, using interviews and material gathered for Punk The Capital (slated for release in spring 2018) as well as band reunions, offshoots such as The Howling Mad, and recording studio creative tension.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, February 23, 2018, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, February 23, 2018, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Friday, February 23, 2018, 11:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 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. 

Tax Assistance

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:00 am

From Feb. 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2017 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 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 limit participants to one adult per child.
lego clipart

Lego Club

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11:00 am

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

Pages