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.

Shepherd Park Book Club

The Shepherd Park Book Club will discuss London Bridges by James Patterson on Nov. 7 in Room A at 1:30 p.m.Please note that London Bridges will take the place of Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics by Sr. Martha Farley.

Downloadable Media Walk-In

Every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Have an e-book reader but don't know how to check out and download books from the library's website? Want to listen to an audiobook from our digital catalog? Can't figure out how to transfer checked-out items onto your e-book reader or mp3 player?

Black Voices Book Club

Meets monthly on the third Monday

Join the Black Voices Book Club on Monday, September 17th at 7pm to discuss Passing by Nella Larsen.  No need to sign up, just show up!

New Nonfiction Books

Search Inside Yourself by Chade-MengTan-158.1T1595

Services and Support For Victims of Crimes

The Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library is having a program with the Metropolitan Police Department on Monday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. This program is free to the public and will be held on the second floor of the library in Meeting Room A. Victim specialists from the Victims Services Branch of MPD will be making presentations and answering questions. The goal of the presentations is to inform the public that MPD has services and support for victims of crimes in the District of Columbia.

New Nonfiction Books

Check out these new additions to our collection:The Magic by Rhonda ByrneCall Number: 158 B995

Roof Maintenance Begins May 17

The Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library will make improvements to its roof beginning May 17 through June 29.  Library service and hours will not be impacted during roof repairs though occasional noise is expected.  We will work to minimize noise as much as possible.  We apologize for the inconvenience.