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.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Groundbreaking Funeral and Burial Choices

Kasey Martin of Universal ll Mortuary Inc. will share with us her knowledge of funeral planning, cremation, green funerals and funeral insurance.

New Books

Fiction to keep you entertained this summer

Big Girl Panties: A Novel by Stephanie Evanovich The Last Word

6 Tips to Give Your Job Search a Boost

The Job Seekers Corner

Shirell Hairston of the employment guide shares with us six tips to give your job search a boost.Update your cover letter and resume. Include your most relevant experience and highlight your qualifications.

The Job Seekers Corner

Creating a stand-out resume

What Makes a Resume Stand Out?

Movie Review: 'Arbitrage'

 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. 

You Can Be a Business Owner!

Resources to help you get started

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


Headhunters is a Norwegian film -- based on Jo Nesbo's novel of the same name -- that proves to be an exciting thril

The Whitney I Knew

The Whitney I Knew by BeBe Winans did a wonderful job in letting the public see the real Whitney Houston in truth, dignity, and love from her friends' perspective.

'Bomb' by Steve Sheinkin

A Review

Bomb by Steve Sheinkin is an exciting ride through World War II as seen by some of the top physicists of their day. With the revelation that an atom could be split in two, creating fission, came an arms race towards the first atomic bomb. The U.S.