The Black Voices Book Club met on Monday, September 19, at Shepherd Park Library to discuss Zora Neale Hurston's novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. The club also celebrated its two-year anniversary. To start its third year, the club will meet on Monday, October 17, and will discuss its 25th book, Toni Morrison's Sula.
Dear Neighbors, September marks the two-year anniversary of the Black Voices Book Club at Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library, and we want you to join us. The book club meets the third Monday night of each month, from 7 to 8:45 p.m., on the second floor of the library. The book club focuses on fiction by African-American, Caribbean and African authors. Books we select are available in the DC Public Library system and are placed on hold for club members to check out.
We are excited to invite you to come and learn about the early literacy S.T.A.R. program at the DC Public Library. This program is for parents, caregivers, librarians, teachers and anyone who is interested in helping children from birth to 5 years old get ready to learn to read. The S.T.A.R. program uses six early literacy skills to lay a strong foundation for learning:
We have added a fourth meditation class, which will meet on August 6, at 1 p.m. in the activity room at Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library.David Newcomb will be discussing the importance of having a teacher, and we will practice meditation.Please join us!
Thank you Coach C. Love, for your continued service to young people and for teaching the Camping class at Shepherd Park Library on July 27. Coach Love showed everyone how to pack a backpack correctly. She talked about all the items that should go into a backpack and why it is important to have the right size; she had examples of most of the items so that the participants could see what those items look like.