Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

Shooting Stars Is Back!

Free hip-hop/modern dance class for ages 6-12

Do you have a young dancer in your life?  Encourage their artistic passions by enrolling them in Shooting Stars, a peer-led hip-hop and modern dance class at Shaw Library.Enrollment and try-outs are Sunday, Oct. 12 and Sunday, Oct. 19 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Subsequent classes will be held on Sundays 2-4 p.m. and will culminate in a recital on Feb. 15.

Aromatherapy Workshop at Shaw Library

Please join us Saturday, November 14 at 2 p.m. for an aromatherapy workshop. You will learn the relaxation and medicinal benefits of various oils and herbs, as well as how to mix, use, and create unique aromatherapeutic blends. In Conference Room 2 on the 2nd Floor of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library

'7th and T'

Film screening and discussion

Jazz historian and WPFW radio personality Rusty Hassan will lead a discussion of this documentary, which depicts the rich musical heritage of 7th and T streets in the heart of the Shaw neighborhood.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Program

Recent headlines graphically demonstrate that domestic violence is an epidemic in American society.

Trashy Book Club

October Meeting

Please join us on Tuesday, Oct. 7 for our monthly Trashy Book Club meeting.We will be discussing our September readings (below), and assigning our SPOOKY October readings, just in time for Halloween!See you there!

Gerbil Diaries

We All Fall for Autumn

Day 1: Seasons of mists and mellow fruitfulness!* The calendar might still say summer, but the weather has us ready for fall! Pumpkins, leaf sniffing, and snuggling in for naps with brother Salt. Life is good!

Jigsaw Puzzle Swap

Coming to Watha T. Daniel/Shaw!

Have you memorized how to complete every jigsaw puzzle in your closet? Bored with the same old search and fit?Snap out of those doldrums, grab those puzzles, and come to the September edition of the DCPL Jigsaw Puzzle Swap to freshen up your puzzle stash!

Knot Your Mothers Knitting Club

The third Adult Knitting Circle saw new faces and new projects. Knitters were creating scarves and a sweater, trading patterns, and helping one another with simple knitting techniques. Join us Sundays at 3 p.m. to socialize, create, and learn something new!

Adult Knitting Circle

The first knitting circle at Watha T. Daniel was a great success.  Five beginning knitters attended, and learned the basic cast-on and knit stitches. There was also some demonstration of circular knitting and discussion of books and beginner projects. Join us on Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m. as we demonstrate more cool fiber techniques, including crochet!

Trashy Book Club: July Wrap-up

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our July meeting of Trashy Book Club to discuss our June reading selections, Invisible Life