Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Neighborhood Library

The roof replacement work has been rescheduled and the library will be open on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, July 23, 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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Passport to Wakanda

Monday, July 23, 2018, 1:00 pm

M’Baku Adinkra Print Shop, July 2 Learn about the roots and meaning behind West African Adinkra symbols and create your own unique stamps and characters.   Nakia Ring Fling Arena, July 9 Test your physical and computational skills and earn your own Vibranium with our Wakandan hoop and ring challenge.    Killmonger Mask Museum, July 16 Children will explore Igbo tribal culture and create their own ritual masks.    Shuri Design Laboratory, July 23
Music and Movement

Music and Movement

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:30 am

Come sing, clap and tap 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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DIY Home Improvement Workshop: Learn How to Use Power Tools

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:30 pm

Looking to make improvements to your home this summer? DCPL is teaming up with Annie's Ace Hardware to provide Do-It-Yourself Workshops. You'll gain the confidence to take on your own home projects and save tons of money in the process. In this workshop, patrons will learn how to wield and operate various power tools. First, a staff member from Annie's Ace Hardware will demonstrate how to use power tools. Then attendees will have the opportunity to practice working with power tools. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, July 25, 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, July 25, 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.