Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

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Lego Club

Saturday, January 11, 2020, 11:00 am

Join us for Lego Duplo block play time. Recommended for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers. 
Washington Women's Arts Center

Enduring Visions: Arts Spaces in Washington, DC 1975 - 1996

Saturday, January 11, 2020, 2:00 pm

Washington, D.C. was home to many independent art spaces in the 1970s and 1980s. One of these venues was the Washington Women’s Arts Center, founded in 1975 and located at 1821 Q Street NW. Another art space was Botswana, located inside the Washington Project for the Arts building at 400 7th Street NW, for just two years: 1985-1987. 
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Introduction to Chess

Saturday, January 11, 2020, 2:00 pm

Learn the basics of chess with Zivorad "Ziko" Djuric, certified chess teacher and World Chess Federation rank master. Get one-on-one instruction and meet new friends. For ages 4-18. Saturdays Jan. 11 and 25, Feb. 8 and 29 at 2 p.m.
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I Made It Myself

Sunday, January 12, 2020, 2:00 pm

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

Toddler Explorations

Monday, January 13, 2020, 10:30 am

This drop-in-anytime event is an interactive engagement program for children and caregivers that uses play and exploration to develop pre-literacy skills. Caregivers are expected to actively engage with children using the designed early literacy stations and prompts. Drop in anytime from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. - the event is not ticketed and advance registration is not required. For ages 18 months to 3 years.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 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.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to two 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.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 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, January 15, 2020, 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.  

Lego Challenge!

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 4:00 pm

Come build your best Lego creation. Lego pieces are small. Recommended for ages 5 and older.

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