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.

Black Voices Book Club

Dear Neighbors,The long awaited date for the discussion of the exciting and informative novel The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu, is Monday, April 18, at Shepherd Park Library.

Shepherd Park Book Club

We invite you to join us for the Shepard Park Book Club, which meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m.

Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic

Please join us on Tuesdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on the second floor, room B.The clinic provides hands-on support for basic online job searching activities: Create an e-mail accountCreate a accountCreate and save a sample job searchStart a résuméWork on an online job application

Nothing but Love

The Black Voices Book Club met on March 21 at 7:00 pm for a lively discussion of the Langston Hughes’ novel Not Without Laughter published in 1930. Please join us on Monday, April 18, at 7 p.m. for our next discussion.

Clean Up Your Clutter

Clutter at home or work driving you crazy?  Want some spring cleaning strategies from two clutter pros?Join us at the Shepherd Park Library on Monday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. for a free seminar on getting and staying organized. Organizing gurus Judy Tiger and Tamara Belden will offer tips on taming the clutter in our lives.

AARP Coffee Talk

Join AARP D.C. for Coffee Talk.Special guest: At-Large Councilmember Michael Brown.Hosted by Denise Rolark Barnes, AARP D.C. President, and Louis Davis Jr., AARP D.C. Senior State Director.Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Shepherd Park Book Club

We invite you to join us for the Shepherd Park Book Club, which meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m.

Family Program: Reducing Stress Through Meditation

William Smith, a retired army Lieutenant Colonel Engineer, will discuss the effect meditation has on reducing stress-related responses, improving concentration and enhancing clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will also present a simple, but powerful technique that can enrich your life personally, professionally and spiritually.Join us Saturday, March 12,  from 1 to 3 p.m.

Computer Class for Seniors

The winter session of the computer class for seniors, which started on January 20, ended on March 3. The spring session starts on March 24 and will end on April 28. Classes are held on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The series is a six-week basic computer class for seniors who have not used the computer before. The five topics covered are: an introduction for beginners, essentials of the keyboard, filing fundamentals, the Internet and e-mail.