Juanita E. Thornton / Shepherd Park Library

A Young Adult Book Review

Published on Monday, April 23, 2012

Book Cover: Trafficked by Kim PurcellIn Trafficked, 17-year old Hannah, whose parents were killed in a terrorist bombing, had to quit school after 11th grade to help her babushka (grandma) make and sell carrot salad at the market to support them. She had been one of the smartest girls in school, and this was not the bright future she had envisioned for herself.

Published on Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Picture of a book displayCelebrate April as National African-American Women's Fitness Month.

Get fit now, check out a book, audiobook or watch a video, and take control of your health now!

Published on Saturday, April 7, 2012

Hello community,
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Laptops are available at the Shepherd Park Library for your use.  You must have a Government/State issued picture ID with current address and be 17 years of age or older.  For more information, please call at 202-541-6100 or visit us at www.dclibrary.org

Published on Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Check out these new titles available at the library.

1. The Social Conquest of Earth, by Edward O. Wilson     599.938 W747
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2. YES! Energy:The Equation to Do Less, Make More, by Loral Langemeier      650.1 L274

Shepherd Park Library

Published on Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Please drop in on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shepherd Park Library for job search assistance. One-on-one help with filling out job applications, help with cover letters and resumes and creating an email account.  We also give out positive and encouraging words during your job search.  We look forward to serving you!

Marilyn Smith

Published on Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Have you been to Story Time at Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library? Story Time is a great way to help your young child get ready to learn how to read once s/he enters school. Our story time programs deliver early literacy and pre-literacy skills in a fun package to children of a variety of ages! This month, there are many story times to choose from. Find the one that is right for your family.

Published on Monday, April 2, 2012

Movie night, which was previously held on Wednesdays at Shepherd Park Library, has been canceled. Please check our website at dclibrary.org/juanita or call 202-541-6100 for updates.

Thank you!

Know Your Hunger Games?

Published on Monday, February 27, 2012

Test your agility and your knowledge of the book The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.

Activity room 1 p.m.
Ages 12-19.

Black History Month Lecture Review

Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Picture of Marilyn, Dr. Lee Thornton and DanielOn February 8, 2012, in honor of Black History Month, the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library was fortunate to host Dr. Lee Thornton, recently retired Richard Eaton chair in broadcast journalism and interim provost for equity and diversity at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Published on Thursday, February 16, 2012

Picture of the author Norwood HollandNorwood Holland grew up in Gum Springs, the historically black enclave in Virginia's suburban Fairfax County, which was once a part of the Mount Vernon Plantation.  He is a graduate of Fisk University where he majored in English and education. He studied under the late Harlem Renaissance writer Arna Bontemps, and he has a Juris Doctor from Howard University.