Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Parent-Child Yoga Postponed

We're sorry for the inconvenience, young yogis, but we must postpone our Parent-Child Yoga class scheduled for Saturday, May 3. Please check back on our calendar where we will post information once we reschedule the class.

Senior Health Fair

Free health screenings for seniors

If you’re over 50, please stop by this Senior Health Fair for:blood pressure, diabetes and cataract screeningseye examsweight eval

Free Credit Repair Course

The Latino Economic Development Center, in partnership with the DC Public Library, is presenting a basic course on Money Management that will provide a basic step-by-step approach to help you improve your FICO score.

Gerbil Diaries

Spring Edition

Day 1: Ah spring! In like a lion, out like a gerbil! Fresh grass, cherry blossoms, and magnolias to sniff. It's really a gerbil's paradise. 

Yoga for Kids Resources

At Shaw Library, we recently had a special yoga class for children and caregivers with instructor Sarah Alim. We will have another class in May. If you'd like to continue your child's practice in the meantime or try out yoga at home, the library has many great resources such as:

Trashy Book Club

You there! I see you! Step out of the shadows! Gone are the days where we have to hang our heads in shame. No longer should you hide that book cover on the metro, or use your guilty pleasure as a sole excuse to buy a Kindle. I put this call out to my brothers and sisters! It’s time to start a revolution! It’s time to claim our place! It’s the age… of the romance novel! 

'Celebrate Courageous Women'

Explore and Discover During National Park Week April 19 -27, 2014

Join the National Park Service, the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Public Library, and Professors Sandra Jowers-Barber, Ph.D, and Holly Cowan Shulman, Ph.D., on April 26 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Call of the DIY

Teen Tech Week Wrap Up

At Shaw Library, we celebrated this year's Teen Tech Week theme of DIY @your library by inviting teens to bring in their cell phones or other devices for a DIY decorating session.We provided the baubles, sequins, studs, rhinestone, and decals, and they provided the design creativity.Check out our teens' fancy new tech!

Celebrate National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month Activities for Children

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Viking Day Party: Wrap-Up

If you weren't there, you missed one heck of a party!We made viking shields, helmets and swords, listened to Old Norse music, and tried some crazy fishy dishes.