Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 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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Urban Legends Trivia Game!

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, 4 p.m.

Are there really alligators in New York City's sewer system? If you eat Mentos and drink Coke will you die? Think you know what's true and what's not when it comes to urban legends? Prove it at our special Teen Read Week trivia night! Join a team and compete to see who knows what's what. We'll also have a variety of recommended reads on hand, so you can pick up an excellent new book! For teens ages 13-19.
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Mapping Segregation in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, 7 p.m.

Discover why many of DC’s “historically black” neighborhoods were once exclusively white, and how the city’s racial geography has beenshaped by segregation.  
Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, 11 a.m.

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

Kid's Movie Night

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Join us every third Wednesday for movie night! Movie selections will vary month to month. Snacks will be provided. For ages 8-19. For more information, call 202-541-6100.
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Ready, Set, Read!

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Shepherd Park Library is pleased to offer this new program for children who are beginning readers or simply want to build independent reading skills. Trained reading partners are available weekly to read with children individually or in small groups. "Ready, Set, Read!" aims to nurture your child's natural interest in reading while strengthening reading confidence and fluency. Suggested for ages 5-9.
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Family Story Time

Saturday, Oct. 24, 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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Yoga at Your Library

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Start your week off with a free yoga class for adults led by a qualified instructor from Yoga Activist! All are welcome regardless of experience.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothing. Bring a mat if you have one or a limited number of mats will be available for use during the class. First-time attendees will be asked to sign a participation waiver.
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One-on-One Computer Help

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 (All day)

Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities 
Game Night

Kids and Teen Game Night

Monday, Oct. 26, 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.