Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 11 a.m.

Music, movement, rhythm activities, rhymes and stories every Tuesday morning. Best for children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers.  
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Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 11 a.m.

Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities every Wednesday from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches And more!
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Civic Leadership Youth Club

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 4 p.m.

The Shepherd Park Civic Leadership Youth Club will introduce kids to basic principles of community civics and social justice movements, empowering them to explore new ideas and tools for change as well as developing life-long leadership skills. This May, we will be focusing on activities celebrating diversity and inclusion.  Best for ages 9 and older.
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Family Story Time

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 11 a.m.

Bring the family and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun, interactive story time followed by open play time at 11:30 a.m.  Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome. For questions, please contact the children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    
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Summer Reading Kick-off

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's... a Superhero Party! This year's summer reading theme is "Every hero has a story" and to celebrate we're hosting an all-ages superhero party to kick it off. There will be activities and prizes for kids, teens, and adults, including a movie, "pin the cape on the superhero," and more. Most important, get signed up for summer reading!
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'Shepherd Park: Past and Present'

Sunday, May 31, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

This short documentary (26 minutes) tells the story of a once exclusively white community that became one of, if not the, city's first truly integrated suburbs. Childhood resident and filmmakers, Walter Gottlieb, explores how its unique past shapes its diverse present.
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Our City Festival Film Screening: 'Shepherd Park: Past and Present'

Sunday, May 31, 2015, 2 p.m.

This short documentary (26 minutes) tells the story of a once exclusively white community that became one of, if not the, city's first truly integrated suburbs. Childhood resident and filmmakers, Walter Gottlieb, explores how its unique past shapes its diverse present.
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Our City Festival Film Screening: Shepherd Park: Past and Present

Sunday, May 31, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

This short documentary (26 minutes) tells the story of a once exclusively white community that became one of, if not the, city's first truly integrated suburbs. Childhood resident and filmmakers, Walter Gottlieb, explores how its unique past shapes its diverse present.
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Kids and Teen Game Night

Monday, June 1, 2015, 4 p.m.

Join us every Monday for Game Night! Play on the Wii or grab a board game. For children and teens ages 8 to 19.

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