Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Neighborhood Library

Full STEAM Ahead

Science Saturdays at Shepherd Park

Here’s a riddle, What do bubbles, pennies, maple syrup, string, marshmallows, empty shampoo bottles, grocery bags, and plastic pigs all have in common? If you said all of these words are plural nouns, you would be correct, and should perhaps consider a career in teaching English.

Fizz, Boom, Read!

Summer Reading Fun at Shepherd Park

                         Calling all kids!What could possibly be more fun than spending summer vacation visiting the library and returning home with an armload full of your favorite books!No guesses?

Join us for Anime Club!

A New Teen Program!

Are you a fan of anime?  Interested in Japanese culture?  Or maybe you don't have a clue what anime is.  No matter what you're level of familiarity with anime is, come join us for Anime Club!Wednesday, April 23 is our first Anime Club meeting.  We will be watching a couple of episodes of anime, talk about our favorite series, and learn about Japanese culture.

Aromatherapy for Kids

How to win friends and influence people, using stuff that smells good

Aromatherapy? Geez, that's a six-syllable mouthful.

Philosophy Cafe

Beyond Good and Evil

The Philosophy Café is an informal gathering of individuals who enjoy discussion of philosophical ideas.

History Book Club

Twelve Years a Slave

The purpose of the American History Book Club is to generate an informal discussion of major political and social issues that appear in American History. We will select a recently published book on a topic such as the Civil War or the Depression or the book behind an important film and use that work as a jumping off point for debate.

Valentine's Day in a Pinch

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Unfortunately, the library can’t help you with those last minute dinner reservations, but we can suggest a few fun ways to explore the holiday that won’t break your budget.We have plenty of free resources available to get you in the spirit.

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

Holidays with Goats?

Scandinavian Yule Crafts at Shepherd Park

Any guesses what this is?

Kids' Book Club

'The Tale of Despereaux'

Pick up a copy of The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo, winner of th