Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Discover science with Dr. Bear

Discover Science with Dr. Bear!

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 pm

From 2 - 4 p.m., join us for science activities, art projects and health learning activities for scientists in grades K-5, their siblings and caregivers. Presented by Children's National Health Systems, this month's topic is "breathe easy." Happening in the lower level meeting room.
craft supplies

I Made It Myself

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 2:00 pm

Join us for simple arts and crafts. Recommended for children ages 2-8.  
Photo of people speaking with conversation circles

English Conversation Circle

Monday, April 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.
kids playing with blocks

Library Play Group

Monday, April 29, 2019, 11:00 am

On weekdays from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.*, the program room is open for free play for caregivers and their young children. Please note, no eating is allowed in this room. After 3 p.m., young children must vacate the room so that it can be used for quiet study.

Adult Learning Lab

Monday, April 29, 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.
Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code!

Monday, April 29, 2019, 6:00 pm

Are you looking to learn to code? Do you want to build something amazing? Shaw Library has just the thing -- we're starting our very own Girls Who Code club!
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 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. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, April 30, 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.).  
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 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. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.
kids playing with blocks

Library Play Group

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 11:00 am

On weekdays from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.*, the program room is open for free play for caregivers and their young children. Please note, no eating is allowed in this room. After 3 p.m., young children must vacate the room so that it can be used for quiet study.

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