Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

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Multicultural Book Arts

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 4:00 pm

On Dia de los Libros we celebrate children and love of reading throughout the world. Create your own unique books and book binding, using recycled materials and multicultural texts. Join us in the first floor children's department for this hands-on activity for all ages.  
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Family Story Time

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 11:00 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.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, April 30, 2018, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, April 30, 2018, 2:00 pm

Please join us for a story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have their own adult with them. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Yoga for All

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 7:30 pm

De-stress and come back to your natural state of balance with this restorative yoga practice led by Tara Bishop, Chopra Center Yoga Certified Teacher. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat (a few mats will be available for use). First-time attendees will be asked to sign a participation waiver. This is a no-cost class for everyone.    
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Author Talk: John Campbell

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:30 pm

Former U.S. Ambassador John Campbell will speak about his book Morning in South Africa.
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Kabuki Crafts

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 4:00 pm

Celebrate Spring and Asian Heritage Month at the Shepherd Park Library. Create your own Japanese Kabuki-style masks and theatrical fans. 
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Documentary Screening: "The Vietnam War"

Monday, May 14, 2018, 6:30 pm

Learn the origins of "The Vietnam War" by noted documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. The first episode will be screened.
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123 Andrés

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10:00 am

Take a musical journey around the Americas with Latin Grammy-winning 123 Andrés and Christina. Their high-energy, bilingual Spanish program is full of movement, rhythm and fun. For children ages birth to 6 years old.

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