Juanita E. Thornton / Shepherd Park Library

Published on Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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 account
  • Create a Monster.com account
  • Create and save a sample job search
  • Start a résumé
  • Work on an online job application

Published on Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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. You may check out copies of the book, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu at the Shepherd Park Library.

Published on Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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.

Published on Saturday, March 12, 2011

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.

Published on Saturday, March 12, 2011

Life Is Short but WideWe 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.

The title featured for the April 6 meeting is Life Is Short but Wide by J. California Cooper. Wista Gooden will be presenting, and Ollie Hughes will be the hostess. We have copies available for checkout at the circulation desk. Everyone is welcome!

Published on Thursday, March 10, 2011

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.

Published on Friday, March 4, 2011

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.

To register, please call 202-541-6100 or stop by the Shepherd Park Library, 7420 Georgia Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20012. The demand is high, but we try to accommodate all senior citizens who apply.

Published on Friday, March 4, 2011

Dear Neighbors,

For black history month, the Black Voices Book Club at Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library  discussed Some Sing, Some Cry by Ntozake Shange and Ifa Bayeza. This is the 17th novel the club has read. The book club focuses on fiction by African-American, Caribbean and African authors. Books we select are always available in the DC Library system and are placed on hold for club members to check out. For those who prefer to buy their own copies, the books can be purchased at low cost on sites such as amazon.com.

Published on Thursday, February 10, 2011

The Shepherd Park Library has instruction booklets for federal forms 1040EZ and the 1040, we also have  federal tax forms 1040EZ, 1040, 1040A and, the Schedule A (form 1040).

Please make a note to check our wonderful collection of tax books for assistance during this 2010 tax filing year.

Published on Thursday, February 10, 2011

The Shepherd Park Library book club has cancelled the March 2, 2011 discussion of Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson.   The book club will discuss Dreams from my Father: A story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama on March 2, 2011 at 1pm.