Juanita E. Thornton / Shepherd Park Library

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.


The Universal Class

Published on Friday, January 11, 2013

Universal ClassThis is a friendly reminder to mark your calendars for the Universal Class presentation set for Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 12:30 p.m.

You will be able to sign up for classes the same day, all you need is a library card, pencil and paper.

If you don't have a library card, fear not! You can get one the same day; all you need is valid identification.

For more information, please visit www.dclibary.org/thornton or call 202-541-6025 and ask for Marilyn Smith.

Published on Friday, December 28, 2012

Suzanne's Diary for NicholasThe Shepherd Park Book Club meeting on Jan. 2, 2012 has been cancelled. The book club will meet on Jan. 9 at 1:30 p.m. in room A at Shepherd Park Library.  At the meeting, the group will discuss James Patterson's Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas.

For more information please call 202-541-6025.

Published on Friday, December 21, 2012
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The District of Columbia Public Library opens doors to education in myriad ways.  We provide many avenues for our customers to further their education, whether it is through lifelong learning, or participating in an ESL class. Join us for an introduction to The Universal Class, our newest online database of free classes.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 15
Where: Room B
Time: 12:30 p.m.

"An educated person is the person who has the power to go on and get more education."

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