Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Neighborhood Library

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Homework Hour

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 10:00 am

Homework Hour is a space for students grades K-8 to get academic support. The tutors are high school volunteers that are here to help with homework or practice any skill. From reading to math, the student can get support with whatever they need help with. Tutoring will be held on a first come first serve basis.  
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Community Play Time

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 11:00 am

Get to know your neighbors in our board books area downstairs for a weekly community play group for children ages 1-5. Toys will be set up for a cozy get together where you can meet other local parents, caregivers and children and practice early literacy in an enjoyable community setting. 
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Monday, February 24, 2020, 10:30 am

Story time fun for entire family, these 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child's lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. All programs are free and open to the public.
Financially Fit DC

Financially Fit

Monday, February 24, 2020, 6:30 pm

The Mayor's Office on African American Affairs, in partnership with Bank on DC, DC Public Library and the historic Industrial Bank, invites you to participate in the Financially Fit DC Workshop Series.
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Nanny Time

Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 10:00 am

Come and have a fun time at your neighborhood library! Get to know other caregivers in your community. Toys will be set up for children to play while caregivers enjoy a cozy atmosphere. Coffee will be served. Ven y diviértete en la Biblioteca de tu vecindario! Los juguetes estaran disponibles para que los niños puedan jugar, así como un espacio para que los cuidadores interactúen entre sí, en un ambiente acogedor. Se servirá café.    
M&M

Music & Movement

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 10:30 am

Come sing, tap and clap along during Music and Movement. This is a dynamic and interactive program that emphasizes early literacy skills. This program is recommended for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.   
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Skate to Success

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 4:00 pm

Join us for our Black History Month Craft Series! Every Wednesday in February we will celebrate a Black leader who made history. Design your own ice skates! Kids will have supplies to decorate their ice skate cut out. Skate to number one with your own style! This craft celebrates the fearlessness and creativity of Surya Bonaly.       
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I Have a Dream

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 4:00 pm

Join us for our Black History Month Craft Series! Every Wednesday in February we will celebrate a Black leader who made history. Tell us what your dream is! Kids will be given a blank dream bubble where they can write or draw what they want to see in the future. This craft celebrates the life and work of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   
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Homework Hour

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 4:00 pm

Homework Hour is a space for students grades K-8 to get academic support. The tutors are high school volunteers that are here to help with homework or practice any skill. From reading to math, the student can get support with whatever they need help with. Tutoring will be held on a first-come, first-served basis.
nanny pic

Nanny Time

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 10:00 am

Come and have a fun time at your neighborhood library! Get to know other caregivers in your community. Toys will be set up for children to play while caregivers enjoy a cozy atmosphere. Coffee will be served. Ven y diviértete en la Biblioteca de tu vecindario! Los juguetes estaran disponibles para que los niños puedan jugar, así como un espacio para que los cuidadores interactúen entre sí, en un ambiente acogedor. Se servirá café.    

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