Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

Unbreakable movie poster

Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

Sunday, July 5, 2015, 2 p.m.

Join us every Sunday in July for our heroic movie series for teens and adults. All movies are rated PG or PG-13.  The first Sunday in July we'll be showing Unbreakable, about a Philadelphia security guard (Bruce Willis) who slowly discovers he has superhuman abilities. Also stars Samuel L. Jackson. Rated PG-13. 106 min.  Other upcoming dates for the film series:  Here are the upcoming dates for the film series: 
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, July 7, 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.  
Story time

Family Story Time

Saturday, July 11, 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.    
Baby Mouse Mad Scientist

Mad Science Saturdays

Saturday, July 11, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Fun, inquiry-based, hands-on experiments and literacy activities to spark your child's natural interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, math and making a magnificent mess.  Best for children ages 5-12.   
Superman movie poster

Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

Sunday, July 12, 2015, 2 p.m.

The second Sunday in July we'll be showing Superman: The Movie (1978) which tells the now familiar story of an alien orphan sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he becomes its first and greatest superhero. Rated PG. 143 min.  Here are the upcoming dates for the film series:  July 19 - The Hunger Games 
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, July 14, 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.  
Cover image of Secret Life of Wonder Woman

History/Biography Book Club

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 7 p.m.

The History/Biography Book Club meets monthly to discuss books about historical events and figures. Join us June-August to kick off the book club when we'll be exploring the theme of "Every hero has a story" for our summer reading program. 
Story time

Family Story Time

Saturday, July 18, 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.    
Baby Mouse Mad Scientist

Mad Science Saturdays

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Fun, inquiry-based, hands-on experiments and literacy activities to spark your child's natural interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, math and making a magnificent mess.  Best for children ages 5-12.   

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