Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

Sunday, July 19, 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 third Sunday we'll be showing The Hunger Games, starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, who voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death between teens. Rated PG-13. 142 min.  The final Sunday movie line-up:  July 26 - Guardians of the Galaxy
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, July 21, 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 25, 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 25, 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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Teen and Adult Hero Film Series

Sunday, July 26, 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 last Sunday in July we'll be watching Guardians of the Galaxy. Features Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana as part of a group of intergalactic criminals who are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. PG-13. 121 min. 
Blue Sky Puppets

Blue Sky Puppets

Sunday, July 26, 2015, 2 p.m.

Laugh and learn with Chester the Pig, who dreams of having Superhero Powers.  ​The puppet show also celebrates community heroes. For ages 3-6.
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, July 28, 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.  
DC Beat Club

DC Beat Club

Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 3 p.m.

Beat Club is a digital music workshop for making music together. No previous musical experience is necessary! The workshop provides hands-on instruction on how to create instrumental tracks and vocal effects using electronic synthesizers. A recording from the workshop is made available for free download.
Story time

Family Story Time

Saturday, Aug. 1, 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, Aug. 1, 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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