Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

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Library Play Date

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 11:00 am

From 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays*, the program room is open for free play for caregivers and their young children. Toys will be provided. 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

Wednesday, February 27, 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.
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Library Play Date

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:00 am

From 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays*, the program room is open for free play for caregivers and their young children. Toys will be provided. 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.

Lego Challenge!

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:00 pm

Come build your best Lego creation. Lego pieces are small. Recommended for ages 5 and older.
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King and the Library: A Vision Session

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6:00 pm

When the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library reopens in 2020, it will be a space for everyone.   Dr. King advocated for “beloved community” and urged Washingtonians to “prepare to participate” when he spoke at Cardozo High School in 1967.   
kids playing with blocks

Library Play Date

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:00 am

From 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays*, the program room is open for free play for caregivers and their young children. Toys will be provided. 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.
Free Tax Help

Tax Assistance

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 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 2018 income tax filing. Tax assistance will take place from 10 am - 2 pm.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our tax page.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 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 issue tickets on a first-come, first-served basis and/or limit participants to one adult per child. Please ask at the children's desk.
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Lego Club

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 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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I Made It Myself

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 2:00 pm

Join us for simple arts and crafts. Recommended for children ages 2-8.  

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