Juanita E. Thornton / Shepherd Park Library

Published on Friday, September 16, 2011

Book cover of The Other Wes Moore

The Shepherd Park Book Club will discuss the DC Reads pick for 2011, The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore on November 2, at 1:30 p.m. 

We have books available for checkout at the circulation desk. This is a wonderful event that takes place every year, "One Book, One City, One Good Read." 

For more information, please contact us at 202-541-6100.

Published on Friday, September 16, 2011

Book cover of In the company of cheerful ladies

The Shepherd Park book club will discuss In The Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall Smith on Wednesday October 5, at 1:30 p.m. 

Everyone is welcome to attend and participate!

Published on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Dear Neighbors,

September marks the two-year anniversary of the Black Voices Book Club at Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library, and we want you to join us.

The book club meets the third Monday night of each month, from 7 to 8:45 p.m., on the second floor of the library. The book club focuses on fiction by African-American, Caribbean and African authors. Books we select are available in the DC Public Library system and are placed on hold for club members to check out.

Published on Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Prime Time by Jane Fonda-612.3 F673

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Train Your Brain to Get Happy Book Cover Train Your Brain to Get Happy by Teresa Aubele, Stan Wenck, and Susan Reynolds-612.82 A888
Nutrition For Dummies 5th edition by Carol Ann Rinzler-613.2 R584 Nutrition For Dummies 5th edition
What's Eating Your Child? Book cover

What's Eating Your Child? by Kelly Dorfman-613.2083 D695

Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? by Alex Huchinson-613.7 H975  Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?  book cover
 The Secret Lives of Hoarders Book cover  

The Secret Lives of Hoarders by Matt Paxton with Phaedra Hise-616.8522 P342


Small Message, Big Impact by Terri L. Sjodin-658.452 S625

 Small Message, Big Impact Book cover

Published on Tuesday, August 9, 2011

We are excited to invite you to come and learn about the early literacy S.T.A.R. program at the DC Public Library. This program is for parents, caregivers, librarians, teachers and anyone who is interested in helping children from birth to 5 years old get ready to learn to read. The S.T.A.R. program uses six early literacy skills to lay a strong foundation for learning:

Published on Monday, August 1, 2011

 Movies showing in August:

The Adjustment Bureau  PG 13  8/03/11    

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Red Riding Hood  PG 13  8/10/11     

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The Eagle  PG 13  8/17/11     

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Published on Monday, August 1, 2011

We have added a fourth meditation class, which will meet on August 6, at 1 p.m. in the activity room at Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library.

David Newcomb will be discussing the importance of having a teacher, and we will practice meditation.

Please join us!

Published on Monday, August 1, 2011

Join us August 16, 10 a.m.-12 noon, for stories, songs, summer gift packets, school supplies and more.

Ages birth-12.

Published on Thursday, July 28, 2011

Thank you Coach C. Love, for your continued service to young people and for teaching the Camping class at Shepherd Park Library on July 27.  Coach Love showed everyone how to pack a backpack correctly. She talked about all the items that should go into a backpack and why it is important to have the right size; she had examples of most of the items so that the participants could see what those items look like. 

Published on Monday, July 18, 2011


Learn the basics of camping at the Shepherd Park Library.  You will learn:

  • How to set up a tent
  • The best way to build a fire
  • How to pack your backpack
  • "Leave no trace pointers"

This program takes place on Wednesday, July 27, at 3 p.m. in the activity room.

This hands-on class will be led by C. Love. She: