Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Olyox the poodle

Doggie Story Time

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6:30 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. 
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, May 4, 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. Please ask at the children's desk whether tickets are required to enter.
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Lego Club

Saturday, May 4, 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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English Conversation Circle

Monday, May 6, 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.

Adult Learning Lab

Monday, May 6, 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, May 6, 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!

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, May 7, 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.).  

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, May 7, 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.
Maker Camp

Tuesday Maker Afternoons

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 4:00 pm

Create, experiment and learn with us at the Shaw Library. Join us every Tuesday for a variety of fun activities, such as arts and crafts and STEM projects. Recommended for kids ages 5-12. Groups of eight or more children must call 202-727-0971 to ensure that space is available.
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English Conversation Circle

Wednesday, May 8, 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.

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