Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

Story time

Family Story Time

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, 11 a.m.

Bring the family and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun, interactive story time followed by open play time at 11:30 a.m.  Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome. For questions, please contact the children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    
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Yoga at Your Library

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Start your week off with a free yoga class for adults led by a qualified instructor from Yoga Activist! All are welcome regardless of experience.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothing. Bring a mat if you have one or a limited number of mats will be available for use during the class. First-time attendees will be asked to sign a participation waiver.
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One-on-One Computer Help

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 (All day)

Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities 
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, 11 a.m.

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

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, 11 a.m.

Looking for a job? Library staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities every Wednesday from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches And more!
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Ready, Set, Read!

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Shepherd Park Library is pleased to offer this new program for children who are beginning readers or simply want to build independent reading skills. Trained reading partners are available weekly to read with children individually or in small groups. "Ready, Set, Read!" aims to nurture your child's natural interest in reading while strengthening reading confidence and fluency. Suggested for ages 5-9.
Caring for Bedbound and Mobility-Challenged Adults

Caring for Bedbound and Mobility-Challenged Adults

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, 7 p.m.

Caring for an aging parent with Alzheimer's or a loved one struggling with cancer or a life-challenging illness can take an emotional, physical, and financial toll on a family. The Washington Home and Community Hospices is offering this interactive program to empower caregivers in our communities with information and tips that can help provid
Story time

Family Story Time

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, 11 a.m.

Bring the family and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun, interactive story time followed by open play time at 11:30 a.m.  Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome. For questions, please contact the children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    
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One-on-One Computer Help

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 (All day)

Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities 
Game Night

Kids and Teen Game Night

Monday, June 15, 2015, 4 p.m.

Join us every Monday for Game Night! Play on the Wii or grab a board game. For children and teens ages 8 to 19.

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