Juanita E. Thornton / Shepherd Park Library

Secrets are not always safe

Published on Sunday, April 7, 2013

black butterflyBlack Butterfly is an awkward balance between angsty crime thriller and after-school special, a bittersweet coming-of-age film for everyone to see. 

The message and storyline is directed towards young and teen girls when dealing with the pressures of reaching your goals and the reality of being assaulted. Once the story of the character (Ariel) comes out, she struggles to keep her secret from spiraling out of control and threatening to destroy all that she and her family have struggled and sacrificed for. 

New nonfiction at the Shepherd Park Library

Published on Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis The Black Russian
The Federal Reserve and the
Financial Crisis

by Ben S. Bernanke
330.973 B517

Be a Part of the Trend!

Published on Monday, March 25, 2013

Patriotic Nail ArtThe nail art trend is taking the fashion world by storm! Celebrities like Katy Perry, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Lady Gaga are sporting some of the coolest nail art around, and fashion designers are hiring manicurists to create glamorous intricate looks for their runway shows, complete with jewels and embellishments.

Resources from the library can help

Published on Tuesday, March 12, 2013
passiveHidden anger that comes out indirectly-through inappropriate, unproductive action or even inaction-can undermine relationships with friends, family and colleagues at work.  This book examines how this kind of anger, called passive aggression, can undermine sufferers and their relationships and make life generally miserable.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

Resources from the library can help

Published on Monday, March 4, 2013

Start Your Own Food Truck BusinessDuring a time of recession in America, many often look to starting their own businesses. Due to limited job opportunities and job layoffs, this is the time to look for business opportunities in which you are your own boss and the success of your business rests with you. The food industry is evolving, creating new trends and new opportunities for eager entrepreneurs like you. Learn how you can become a part of one of the hottest and most affordable food businesses — mobile food.

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2013

ShatteredWhen I picked up Shattered by Kia Dupree, I braced myself for what I was about to digest on a mental and emotional level.  The title alone supported me in my imagery of a dark and tragic story with no hope of survival in the end.

Community Presentation/Workshop

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2013

Aging and Old AgeYou are invited to participate in a Presentation and Workshop provided by the District of Columbia Office on Aging, Legal Counsel for the Elderly, District of Columbia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program and the District of Columbia Public Library on our resources and services. 

This event will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you! Please call 202-541-6100 for more information.

Take a chance with a mystery book and you could win a prize!

Published on Monday, February 4, 2013

Blind Date Book DisplayPerhaps it is due to Valentine's Day occurring February, but the fact is that for many of us this month conjures images of love.  In fact, February is Library Lovers Month

Published on Friday, January 11, 2013

Check out these books, hot on the shelves.