Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 11:00am
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist.

No experience is required. The class is free.

You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 11:00am
Bring mom and dad and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun family story time.

Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome.

For questions, please contact the Shepherd Park children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 11:00am
Experience wintertime merriment through seasonal stories, movies, festive things to make and crafts good enough to eat.

For ages 4-12.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 12:00pm
Poets, writers and other spoken word artists are invited to join us for the DC Poetry Project Traveling Open Mic Poetry Reading.

The Poetry Reading The open mic for all begins at 12 p.m. The doors and sign-up lists open promptly at 11:45 a.m. So please come to share or just to listen and have fun! Poems may be on any subject, and you may read more than one, but we ask that you keep your time on the mic to three minutes. The open mic will go for as long as we have participants or until 1:30 p.m. The program will regularly feature local, regional and national poets.

This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with the DC Poetry Project.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 12:00pm
Trading Card Meetup logoCan't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering?

Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event in the Great Hall. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights. 

Players will meet until 5 p.m. in the lounge area in front of the Digital Commons. Games are open to adults and teens and tournaments will be held twice a year.

So, come one, come all; just come ready.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 12:00pm
For anyone diagnosed with Diabetes, pre-diabetes or caring for a diabetic. Healthcare professionals will give educational information and answer questions on food choices, exercise and medicine. We meet the third Saturday of every month. For email or phone updates, leave your information at the Adult Information Desk. Light refreshments. Every third Saturday at 12pm. This program is free and open to all.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 12:00pm
Battle Subway logo: Rush Hour is a zoo.If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International.

Players will meet on Saturdays from noon until 5 p.m. in the Dream Lab, located in the Digital Commons.  Games are open to Pokémon lovers of all ages and League Leaders will be on hand to moderate.

Participants will gain knowledge and experience in competitive play of the Pokémon video and card games.  Players will also earn free rewards for participation including cards, codes for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online, and badges. 

So come ready to trade, to meet other Pokémon fans, and to qualify for tournament play.

See you in the Commons!

Follow the group on Twitter and Facebook or follow #MLKPokemon.

DCPL logo.Official Pokemon League Logo

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 1:30pm
Come and join us as we celebrate the season with jingle bells and other holiday favorite songs.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
Join us for an all-ages story time with singing, dancing and lots of fun!

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
It’s the holiday season! Come party with us in the large conference room.

We’ll be playing games, making crafts, enjoying treats, listening to holiday tunes, and reading Jan Brett’s winter classic
The Mitten.

There’ll even be a photo booth!

Open to all ages.