Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

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English Conversation Circle

Monday, December 9, 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.
Toddler Exploration

Toddler Explorations

Monday, December 9, 2019, 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.
Adult Learning Lab

Adult Learning Lab

Monday, December 9, 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.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 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.

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, December 10, 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.).  
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 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.
Adult Learning Lab

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, December 10, 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.
Soulside

Soulside: Washington, D.C. 1986 - 1989

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 7:00 pm

The DC Punk Archive presents a discussion with author, photographer and Soulside drummer Alexis Fleisig, Akashic Books publisher and Soulside bassist, Johnny Temple, in conversation with journalist Mike Paarlberg. Fleisig's new publication Soulside: Washington, D.C. 1986 - 1989 will be available for purchase at the event courtesy of Bridge Street Books.   
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English Conversation Circle

Wednesday, December 11, 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.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 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.  

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