Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 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.  
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Wednesday Afternoon Activities

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 4:00 pm

Join us on Wednesdays for fun after-school activities, such as games, crafts, STEM projects and more. Recommended for ages 5 and up. No registration required. We request that groups of 8 or more contact us at 202-727-0971 to ensure space.  

Holiday Karaoke Party

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 4:00 pm

Come join us in the Children's Room for a fun-filled evening of holiday music. Belt out your favorite winter classics and spread the holiday cheer. Don't know the lyrics? We've got you covered with subtitles. Recommended for ages 6-12.
Adult Learning Lab

Adult Learning Lab

Wednesday, December 18, 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.

Lego Challenge!

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 4:00 pm

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

Family Story Time

Saturday, December 21, 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, December 21, 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, December 23, 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

Adult Learning Lab

Monday, December 23, 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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