Juanita E. Thornton / Shepherd Park Library
Qualities You Need to Get the Job You Want in 2013
Published on Monday, August 5, 2013
Published on Friday, August 2, 2013
Tired of love triangles dominating your dystopian YA novel? Then Veronica Roth’s Divergent is for you.
Groundbreaking Funeral and Burial Choices
Published on Monday, July 29, 2013
Kasey Martin of Universal ll Mortuary Inc. will share with us her knowledge of funeral planning, cremation, green funerals and funeral insurance.
Kasey Kamilah Martin, born in Washington, D.C., is licensed as a funeral director and embalmer in the State of Virginia and the District of Columbia. She is also the funeral director and embalmer with Universal ll Mortuary of Washington, D.C.
Please join us on Saturday, July 27 at 2 p.m. for this informative, yet necessary presentation in support of the Adult Summer Reading program for the District of Columbia.
From more information, call 202-541-6025.
Fiction to keep you entertained this summer
Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2013
The Job Seekers Corner
Published on Friday, July 12, 2013
- Update your cover letter and resume. Include your most relevant experience and highlight your qualifications. Show how the skills you gained in previous positions will prove valuable to the job you're currently applying for.
- Apply for as many jobs as you can. Don't limit yourself to a specific amount of jobs. Let the numbers work in your favor. There's really no benefit to applying for only two or three jobs, especially in today's competitive job market.
Creating a stand-out resume
Published on Thursday, June 20, 2013
According to Anatomy of a Great Resume, there are four ways you can pump up your resume.
Published on Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Richard Gere stars in Arbitrage as Robert Miller, a New York hedgefund magnate who appears to have it all: money, power, a loving wife, and a devoted daughter working by his side.
Robert Miller is running on borrowed time, trying to unload his crippled trading company before his frauds are revealed. If he can finalize the bank purchase of his trading empire before any evidence of his shady business dealings is unearthed, there's a chance he could emerge relatively unscathed.
A must see movie.
Resources to help you get started
Published on Thursday, June 6, 2013
Do you dream of owning your own business?
Look no further -- you can realize your dream of business ownership with a visit to your local library.
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." -Lao Tzu
Join the Friends of the Library for an evening with Rachel Swarns
Published on Thursday, May 30, 2013
The Friends of the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library are hosting an after-hours open house on Saturday, June 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the library, 7420 Georgia Ave. NW.
The featured speaker is Rachel Swarns of the New York Times’ Washington bureau, and writer of the best-selling Michelle Obama biography American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama.