Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

The Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library is currently closed for a makeover and will re-open in early spring 2016. Holds will be routed to the Takoma Park Library at 416 Cedar St. NW while the Shepherd Park Library is closed. Please see the Blog tab of this page for more information.

Join us for Anime Club!

A New Teen Program!

Are you a fan of anime?  Interested in Japanese culture?  Or maybe you don't have a clue what anime is.  No matter what you're level of familiarity with anime is, come join us for Anime Club!Wednesday, April 23 is our first Anime Club meeting.  We will be watching a couple of episodes of anime, talk about our favorite series, and learn about Japanese culture.

Aromatherapy for Kids

How to win friends and influence people, using stuff that smells good

Aromatherapy? Geez, that's a six-syllable mouthful.

Philosophy Cafe

Beyond Good and Evil

The Philosophy Café is an informal gathering of individuals who enjoy discussion of philosophical ideas.

History Book Club

Twelve Years a Slave

The purpose of the American History Book Club is to generate an informal discussion of major political and social issues that appear in American History. We will select a recently published book on a topic such as the Civil War or the Depression or the book behind an important film and use that work as a jumping off point for debate.

Valentine's Day in a Pinch

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Unfortunately, the library can’t help you with those last minute dinner reservations, but we can suggest a few fun ways to explore the holiday that won’t break your budget.We have plenty of free resources available to get you in the spirit.

DC Public Library Opens On Two-Hour Delay

Wednesday, Jan. 22

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

DC Public Library Closed Today

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

Holidays with Goats?

Scandinavian Yule Crafts at Shepherd Park

Any guesses what this is?

Kids' Book Club

'The Tale of Despereaux'

Pick up a copy of The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo, winner of th