Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Neighborhood Library

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Family Story Time

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 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, January 28, 2019, 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.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 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.
Family Story Time Image

Family Story Time

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 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.
Baby and Toddler Story Time Image

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, February 4, 2019, 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.
Children Can Soar book cover

Black History Month Activity Series

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 4:00 pm

Children and tweens are invited to join us in amplifying the work and accomplishments of Black American visual artists, performing artists, athletes and social leaders. Inspired by role models in each field, every Tuesday in February we will do a craft or activity that fosters love of expression, heritage, health or community. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 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.
Music and Movement

Music and Movement

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 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. 
Picture of Andre Kearns

Getting Started: African American Genealogy and DNA Testing

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 11:00 am

Celebrate Black History Month at Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library by learning about African American genealogy and DNA testing. Andre Kearns is a native Washingtonian, Shepherd Park resident, and genealogist who has done extensive work in researching his ancestors and his family tree.
Family Story Time Image

Family Story Time

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 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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