Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

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.
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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. 
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Coffee & Conversation

Thursday, March 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. 
Northstar Digital Literacy Practice Sessions & Assessments

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Monday, March 26, 2018, 10:00 am

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills. This 1.5-hour practice session will allow you to prepare for the proctored sessions of the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment, during which you can earn a NDLA Certificate. No certificates are awarded during this practice session.Assess your NorthStar Digital Literacy Certificate skills in one or more of the following areas of basic digital literacy:
Northstar Digital Literacy Practice Sessions & Assessments

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Monday, March 26, 2018, 11:30 am

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NorthStar Digital Literacy Certificate during this 1.5-hour proctored assessment session.
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Meditation Workshop with David Newcomb -"Reducing Stress Through Meditation"

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 7:00 pm

The practice of meditation contributes to a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It helps people reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life and foster greater physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Join us as we welcome David Newcomb, a longtime meditator, who will be leading his meditation workshop designed to help individuals with stress reduction and also rejuvenate and refresh the mind. The workshop will take place in Conference Room Two.

Select Libraries Open on DC Emancipation Day 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on DC Emancipation Day: Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – West End Library Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship
Northstar Digital Literacy Practice Sessions & Assessments

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Monday, June 25, 2018, 10:00 am

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills. This 1.5-hour practice session will allow you to prepare for the proctored sessions of the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment, during which you can earn a NDLA Certificate. No certificates are awarded during this practice session.Assess your NorthStar Digital Literacy Certificate skills in one or more of the following areas of basic digital literacy:
Northstar Digital Literacy Practice Sessions & Assessments

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Monday, June 25, 2018, 11:30 am

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NorthStar Digital Literacy Certificate during this 1.5-hour proctored assessment session.
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Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 6:30 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center. This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.

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