Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Civil Rights in America

The Cost Then and Now

Due to inclement weather, the Civil Rights in America discussion has been postponed to Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m.

Continuing the Woodson Legacy: Preserving your Family's History

A Preservation Workshop

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 Party

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. 

ReelAbilities Film Festival at DC Public Library

DC Public Library will be participating in the ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival again this year.

Celebrate Chinese New Year in D.C.

Friday, Jan. 31 is the first day in the 15 day celebration of Chinese New Year this year - the Year of the Horse!

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

A Vegan Film Festival Presentation

"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.

Personal Finances Series

Avoiding Foreclosure

According to Britannica Online Encyclopedia, foreclosure is a "legal proceeding by which a mortgagor's rights to a mortgaged property may be extinguished if the mortgagor (borrower) fails to live up to the obligations agreed to in the mortgag

Vegetarian Seminar

A Step-by-Step Guide to Transitioning from Carnivore to Vegetarian

According to author Dan Buettner, there is a particular set of behaviors, that if adopted, could extend your life by up to 10 years. 

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Horror Film Series

Every Third Thursday at 6 p.m.

Please join us every month in 2014 for our Shaw Horror Movie Series.We will be viewing standards from across the genre, including one documentary on conspiracy theories surrounding Stanley Kubrick and the making of The Shining.Movies will be screened in the second floor conference room at 6 p.m.Check back monthly for descriptions of each month's film.

MLK Reflections

 Listen to the speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.:"I Have a Dream""A Drum Major Instinct""Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution""The Drum Major Instinct"Listen, reflect and learn Monday, Jan. 13, 6-9 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room on the Lower Level.