Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Neighborhood Library

Takeout service available Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Closed from 2 to 3 p.m.every day for sanitizing.

Black History Month Film Series

2/5     1 p.m.   Rosewood (R)2/12   1 p.m.  Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (NR)2/19    1 p.m. Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson2/26    1 p.m.  Malcolm X (PG)

New Arrivals

GOOD READS FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH1. Something to prove a daughter's journey to fulfill a father's legacy: A memoir by Yvonne S. Thornton, MD

I Have a Dream Contest

I have a dream contestThe "I Have A Dream" contest was held at the Juanita E. Thornton Shepherd Park Library on January 12, 2011.On behalf of the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library, and its wonderful staff, we would like to extend a congratulations to all of the participants; Steven Silver, Brett Busch, and Rachael McPherson.

Year Ends With a Party

The Black Voices Book Club Met on December 20, 2010 to discuss Walter Mosley's novel, "Devil In A Blue Dress". This was the 15th novel by a black author the Club has read. This meeting was special because the day was not just for book discussion but also for the first Christmas party ever celebrated by the Club.

New Arrival at Shepherd Park Library

Steve Harvey is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. He is back with his second book Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find, Keep, and Understand a Man. Steve Harvey gives tips on how to get the truth out of your man, dating tips decade by decade, how to minimize nagging and maximize harmony at home.

Holiday Party

We will be having a holiday get together for little ones at the Shepherd Park Library from 4-5 on December 10th.  It will include stories, crafts, and snacks.  On December 10 from 6-8:30pm the Shepherd Park Civic Association will be working with several businesses along Georgia Avenue to host a restaurant and business open house where participants can go and learn about the business and receive specials.  This party is in conjunction with this special event.  Hope to see you there!

Shepherd Park Book Club

We invite you to join us for the Shepherd Park Book Club, which meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m.

Black Voices Book Club

The Black Voices Book Club met as scheduled on November 15, 2010, to discuss Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel, "Half of a Yellow Sun". Welcome to our newest member, Ms. Monique Diop. Monique was so impressed with what she saw that she immediately decided that she wants to play a more active part in the club. At the request of Barbara Marshall, Monique has volunteered to manage the Club's Facebook. Thanks to Barbara who started the Facebook and has managed it since then.