Juanita E. Thornton / Shepherd Park Library
Every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Published on Monday, September 24, 2012
Margaret, Age 10, Won an Amazon Kindle Fire through the "Dream Big, Read!" Summer Reading Program
Published on Thursday, August 30, 2012
Margaret Goletiani, the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library Summer Reading Grand Prize Winner, is a fifth-grader at Shepherd Elementary School. She completed the "Dream Big, Read!" Summer Reading program by reading at home and at the library, and she also participated in Summer Reading programming here at Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library, including Science in the Summer and Kids' Book Club!
Margaret, an avid reader, said she loves the library because "I can get any book I want." She said she is going to use her new Kindle for reading.
Meets monthly on the third Monday
Published on Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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!
The club focuses on fiction titles written by African-American, Caribbean and African authors and meets on the third Monday of every month. Book club selections are available for pick up at Shepherd Park Library's circulation desk. Pick up your copy today!
Weekly Story Time Programs to be Combined into one Weekly Session (Tuesdays at 11:00 am)
Published on Thursday, August 16, 2012
Starting on Aug. 21, the weekly story time sessions at Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library will be combined into one weekly program that will take place on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Children ages infant to five years, and their parents or caregivers, will meet in the Activity Room on the second floor of the library for approximately 30 minutes of story time fun followed by an opportunity for community playtime.
Summer Writing Contest 2012, Presented by The Library of Congress and DC Public Library
Published on Friday, August 10, 2012
2012 Participation Guidelines
The "A Book That Shaped Me" Summer Writing Contest encourages rising 5th & 6th graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives. The contest is administered as part of the DC Public Library 2012 summer reading program themed "Dream Big - Read!" and top winners will be honored at the Library of Congress National Book Festival in September on the National Mall.
Who can participate?
Rising 5th & 6th graders (students who will be entering 5th or 6th grade in the fall of 2012).
How to enter "A Book that Shaped Me"
Published on Friday, August 3, 2012
|Master Class: Living Longer, Stronger and Happier|
by Peter Spiers
Call number: 305.26 S755
Published on Tuesday, July 10, 2012
|Search Inside Yourself by Chade-Meng
|Why You're Not Married Yet:The straight talk you need to get the relationship you deserve by Tracy McMillan-155.2M167|
Published on Monday, June 25, 2012
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.
The presentations will focus on:
- Domestic violence and sexual assault
- Assaults with deadly weapons
- Crime victims' compensation program
- Resources and referrals
Please call the library at 202-541-6100 if you have any questions about this presentation.
Published on Friday, June 22, 2012
The DC Free Summer Meals Program provides nutritious food to children (ages 18 and under) during the summer.
Lunch will be served every weekday at the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library from July 2 through Aug. 10, from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. The summer food program is paid for by federal funds and brought to you by the DC Department of Parks and Recreation.
Published on Thursday, June 21, 2012
On Saturday, June 16, children came to the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library to participate in our Father's Day program, "Decorate a Cookie for Dad."
Kids of all ages from our community had lots of fun decorating sugar cookies to give as gifts to the special dads in their lives (and eating some cookies, too)!
If you missed the cookie decorating program, don't fret. There will be lots more exciting children's programming all summer long.
We just had to share these photos of all the smiling faces decorating and eating their cookies. Enjoy!