Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

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Fun Facts We Learned at the Library

Looking for a fun party trick? Treat your guests to miracle fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum) and then have them try different foods like lemons or hot sauce. Watch the surprise on their faces when their taste buds trick them into thinking that what they’re eating is sweet.

DC Reads Events at Shepherd Park

Join the Shepherd Park Library for these DC READS events:Book Discussion: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar NafisiWednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m.Age: Adults

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.

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