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Published on Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Picture of a help wanted signDue to our new Sunday hours, the Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic will now take place once a week, on Mondays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The new schedule will begin on Monday, Oct. 7.  Please make a note of the new day and time.

As always, the clinic provides hands on support for basic activities in an online job search:

  • Create an email account
  • Create a Monster.com account
  • Create and save a sample job search
  • Start a resume
  • Work on an online application


Afternoon Jazz with the Jackie Hairston Trio

Published on Friday, September 27, 2013

Jazz picThe Jackie Hairston Trio will be at the Shepherd Park Library to help us celebrate our new, expanded library hours. 

Join us Sunday, October 6 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.!

Sunday Movie Matinee

Published on Thursday, September 26, 2013

Movie picBrother Outsider:  The Life of Bayard Rustin 
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2:30 p.m. 

Long before Martin Luther King Jr. became a national figure, Bayard Rustin routinely put his body - and his life - on the line as a crusader for racial justice.  Rustin's commitment to pacifism and his visionary advocacy of Gandhian nonviolence made him a pioneer in the 1940s, and captured King's imagination in the 1950s.

Digital Walk-In Clinic

Published on Thursday, September 26, 2013

ereader picHave an e-reader? 

On Sunday, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m., let us show you how to download ebooks and digital audiobooks from the library.

Come to Shepherd Park Library and we'll give you step-by-step instructions!

Bring in your device and get hands-on help.

For more information, call 202-541-6100.

Kids' Book Club: Freedom to Read Celebration

Published on Friday, September 20, 2013

Captain UnderpantsHey kids, did you know that some grown-ups don't want you reading Captain UnderpantsIn fact, a LOT of grown-ups don't want you reading Captain Underpants.

Two titles that could change your life

Published on Friday, September 13, 2013
Picture of book cover URL location of book
Awakening the Super Saver: In Pursuit of Retirement Readiness
Stig NYBO with Liz Alexander
309.3809 N9993

Published on Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Qualities You Need to Get the Job You Want in 2013

Published on Monday, August 5, 2013
Picture of help wanted sign
According to Shirell Hairston of EmploymentGuide.com, unpredictability is a hallmark in today's economy.  A job seeker must possess an unwavering commitment to his job search, despite the obstacles he may encounter along the way.  The journey to a job can be challenging, but to survive, you must juggle the struggle with grace and fortitude.  Listed below are four qualities you need to successfully outperform the test of unemployment (or underemployment) and land the job you want in 2013.

Published on Friday, August 2, 2013

Divergent book coverTired of love triangles dominating your dystopian YA novel? Then Veronica Roth’s Divergent is for you.

Groundbreaking Funeral and Burial Choices

Published on Monday, July 29, 2013

Picture of casketKasey Martin of Universal ll Mortuary Inc. will share with us her knowledge of funeral planning, cremation, green funerals and funeral insurance.

Kasey Kamilah Martin, born in Washington, D.C., is licensed as a funeral director and embalmer in the State of Virginia and the District of Columbia. She is also the funeral director and embalmer with Universal ll Mortuary of Washington, D.C. 

Please join us on Saturday, July 27 at 2 p.m. for this informative, yet necessary presentation in support of the Adult Summer Reading program for the District of Columbia.

From more information, call 202-541-6025.