Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

6 Tips to Give Your Job Search a Boost

The Job Seekers Corner

Shirell Hairston of the employment guide shares with us six tips to give your job search a boost.Update your cover letter and resume. Include your most relevant experience and highlight your qualifications.

The Job Seekers Corner

Creating a stand-out resume

What Makes a Resume Stand Out?

Movie Review: 'Arbitrage'

 Richard Gere stars in Arbitrage as Robert Miller, a New York hedgefund magnate who appears to have it all: money, power, a loving wife, and a devoted daughter working by his side. 

You Can Be a Business Owner!

Resources to help you get started

Do you dream of owning your own business?Look no further -- you can realize your dream of business ownership with a visit to your local library. "The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." -Lao Tzu


Headhunters is a Norwegian film -- based on Jo Nesbo's novel of the same name -- that proves to be an exciting thril

The Whitney I Knew

The Whitney I Knew by BeBe Winans did a wonderful job in letting the public see the real Whitney Houston in truth, dignity, and love from her friends' perspective.

'Bomb' by Steve Sheinkin

A Review

Bomb by Steve Sheinkin is an exciting ride through World War II as seen by some of the top physicists of their day. With the revelation that an atom could be split in two, creating fission, came an arms race towards the first atomic bomb. The U.S.

World Book Night

World Book Night Givers

Shepherd Park Library would like to thank Safeway management for allowing us to give away 20 copies of Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley for World Book Night on Tuesday, April 23.  It was a pleasure to get out in the community to share our love of books, to talk about the wonderful programs happening at our libraries and last but not least, to promote World Book Night and its effort to promote literacy, and a lov

World Book Night

Shepherd Park Library lends a hand

  What is World Book Night?An annual celebration dedicated to spreading the love of reading, person to person.It is a nonprofit organization.It is set for April 23 each year to honor William Shakespeare's birthday.It was successfully launched in the U.K. in 2011, and World Book Night was first celebrated in the U.S.