Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 10:30 am

Dance party for babies and children up to age 5. Experience popular music, motion, dance and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. Please go to the Children's Desk to receive your ticket. For groups of eight or more, please call 202 - 727-0971 to schedule a special session. We will not meet on Sept. 18, Sept. 25 or Oct. 16.
Disco Ball by John Vance

Pop of the Tots

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 11:00 am

Join us for a dance party for babies and children up to age 5. Experience popular music, motion, dance and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served event. Please go to the Children's Desk to receive your ticket. For groups of eight or more, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special session. We will not meet Sept. 18, Sept. 25 or Oct. 16.

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 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.
Maker Camp

Tuesday Crafternoons

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon of arts and crafts. Recommended for kids ages 5-12.  Groups of eight or more children must call 202-727-0971 to that ensure space is available.
Photo of people speaking with conversation circles

English Conversation Circle

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 10:00 am

A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 10:00 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Class groups and daycares are welcome at these sessions. No children under 2 years of age are permitted unless attending with a sibling or class group.  
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Class groups and daycares are welcome at these sessions. No children under 2 years of age are permitted unless attending with a sibling or class group.  

Adult Learning Lab

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 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.
Little Yogis

Little Yogis

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 3:30 pm

This class is designed for mobile children (crawlers/walkers up to 3 years) along with at least one loving caregiver. All are welcome—parents, nannies, other family members and friends. We will move, sing and play together to boost social and physical development. Tots are natural yogis and we will follow their lead as they explore their unique expression of movement. Grown-ups can expect to participate. No prior yoga or fitness experience is necessary. Mats are optional.
Olyox the poodle

Doggie Story Time

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 7:00 pm

Join dogs from People Animals Love (P.A.L.) for a special story time featuring a dog story read aloud and time to meet and read with dogs. A great opportunity for your budding reader to get some reading practice in with an attentive and patient audience.  We meet the first Thursday of each month. For children ages 4 and up. For the safety of the children and the dogs, children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. 

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