Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 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, Sept. 16, 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!
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Ready, Set, Read!

Thursday, Sept. 17, 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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History/Biography Book Club

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, 7 p.m.

Every month, we discuss a book about important historical events, figures, and more.  In September, we'll be reading Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa by Mark Mathabane in honor of Banned Books Week.
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Family Story Time

Saturday, Sept. 19, 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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One-on-One Computer Help

Monday, Sept. 21, 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 
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Adult Nutrition Class: 10 Tips to a Healthier You

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, 2 p.m.

Whether you are concerned about your weight, diabetes or just living a healthier lifestyle, this class will help you identify simple and gradual changes you can make that add up to major improvements. Learn tips to improve your diet, overall health and boost your energy levels.  This class will be led by Roxana Ehsani, registered dietitian and in-store nutritionist for Giant Food. The class will be held in our activity room on the second floor and will be approximately one hour long. 
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Kids and Teen Game Night

Monday, May 25, 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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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 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.  
Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 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!

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