Juanita E. Thornton / Shepherd Park Library

Published on Tuesday, September 28, 2010

We are delighted to have Donatella Massoli singing Italian lullabies and folk songs as part of the embassy sponsored Euro Kids festival.  There will also be Italian folktales for the very young.  Tuesday, Nov. 2nd at 11am.  For ages 0-3.

Published on Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Come play games, have cake, and recieve free giveaways to celebrate the children who reached their reading goals over the summer.  Anyone who participated in summer reading may attend.  Sept. 29th at 7pm in the activity room. 

Published on Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Tue, 09/21/2010 - 16:39 — anina.ertel


Come make your own flannel board and learn a new way of telling
stories.  Commonly used by librarians and teachers, a flannel board
allows you to create visual story boards for your children's favorite
stories.  Saturday, October 2nd at 1pm, Ages 2-7.

Published on Friday, September 10, 2010

The Shepherd Park Afternoon Book Club will be reading The Help by Kathryn Stockett for their October 6, 2010 book club meeting in room A located on the second floor of the Shepherd Park Library. The meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm.

**There are copies available at the Shepherd Park Branch for checkout.

This months presenters will be Barbara Petty and Esther Lucas.

We look forward to you joining us!

Published on Friday, September 10, 2010

Published on Monday, August 30, 2010


So cute! The storyline is sparse,  but this book is all in the details.  Henry reveals a lot about his crush through
his actions.  Small children will be sure to read the emotion on the character's faces. 

Henry in Love

Published on Monday, August 30, 2010

Hello parents, caregivers, and teachers.  The new school year is upon us and I would just like to re-remind everyone about our "always" programs for preschoolers.

Preschool Story Time
Tuesdays at 10am
Ages 3-5, and large groups welcome

Toddler Lap Time
Tuesdays at 11am
Ages Infant-26 months

Preschool Films
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 2-5, and large groups welcome

You do not need to call ahead for these programs, they occur every week, rain or shine.  But please call Anina at 541-5917 if you have any questions.  Also, if your school group cannot make these times, we can schedule a story time just for you. 

Published on Monday, August 30, 2010

This month we are making Mexican papel picado.  These are traditional party decorations involving intricate paper cutting. 

Arts and Crafts at Shepherd Park are the first Wednesday of the month at 4:30 pm.  All ages are welcome and you do not need to sign up ahead of time. 

Published on Thursday, August 12, 2010

The Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library is closed for the rest of the day due to a power outage.  If power is restored, the library will re-open on Friday, Aug. 13.  Please check back for updates.

Published on Monday, August 9, 2010

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