Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

Foster Care Info Session

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life? Foster parents provide a safe, nurturing home for children or teens temporarily separated from their families through no fault of their own.  If you are interested in becoming a foster/resource parent, please  come to one of these special info sessions taking place at DC Public Libraries. 

Family Story Time

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, 11 a.m.

Bring mom and dad and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun family story time.Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome.For questions, please contact the Shepherd Park children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    

DC Reads: Ethiopian Cultural Celebration

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, 2 p.m.

Join Shepherd Park Library for an afternoon celebrating Ethiopian culture and community, inspired by 2014's DC Reads book, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu. The event will feature performances by local musicians and information provided by community organizations. Experience music that is new or cherished and get to know the organizations that serve our community.


Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, 2:30 p.m.

November is National Novel Writing Month. Shepherd Park Library will be hosting a quiet space for writers to create every Saturday in November from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Kids and teens are welcome, too! Remember to register at the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program website so you can set your own word count.

Computer Crash Course

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, 3 p.m.

An open course designed to teach basic skills needed to use a computer. Sessions will cover introduction to computers, typing basics, using the Internet, setting up email, and more.Come with questions and feel free to bring your own computer!Class is from 3-4:45 p.m.

Teen Game Night

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, 5 p.m.

Join us every Monday evening for Teen Game Night! Every week we will have fun playing the Wii. We also have an assortment of card, dice, and board games to play.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, 11 a.m.

Music, movement, rhythm activities, rhymes and stories every Tuesday morning. Best for children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers.  

Downloadable Media Walk-In Clinic

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, 6 p.m.

Come into the library and learn how to download ebooks and electronic audiobooks from our website.Bring your own e-Reader for hands-on instruction.For more information, call 202-541-6100.

Drop-In Job Seekers Clinic

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 11 a.m.

One-on-one assistance for creating and editing resumes, setting up email accounts, searching job databases, filling out online applications and more.First come, first served!The clinic is 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Job Seekers Drop In Clinic

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 11 a.m.

The Job Seekers Clinic at Shepherd Park Library meets on Wednesdays, once a week, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.