Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Shepherd Park Library

Baby Lap Time
These 20-30 minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.
Every Mon, 2 pm

Baby and Toddler Story Time
Stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and more. Ages birth to 3 and parents/caregivers.
Every Mon & Wed, 10:30 am

Family Story Time
Stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and more. Ages birth to 7 and parents/caregivers
Every Sat, 11 am

Yoga for All
De-stress and come back to your natural state of balance with this restorative yoga practice led by Tara Bishop
Every Wed, 7:30 pm

Adobe Creative Suite Drop-in
Reserve the library’s Adobe Creative Suite laptop to work on an individual project, or learn how to use an Adobe CS program (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and others). This SELF-GUIDED (DIY) session is 3 hours long. Government-issued ID is required.
Every Mon & Thu, 1 pm


This Spring at the Shepherd Park Library

Tues, May 8, 6:30 pm
Ambassador John Campbell, Senior
Fellow at Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa and Ambassador to Nigeria will discuss his book Morning in South Africa.

Thu, May 10, 4 pm
Kabuki Mask-Making
Ages 4 and Up.

Sat, Jun 2, 3 pm
Black Panther Summer Challenge Kick-Off
All ages. Experiment with Adrinka printing, try your hand at the Nakia Ring Fling, dare to “Pin the Arm on Klaw,” win friends and influence people with ceremonial Wakanda face-paint, and don’t forget to register for this year’s Summer Challenge.

Tue, Jun 26, 2 pm
Words, Beats, Life
Learn music production techniques from professional DC hip hop artists.
Ages 10 and up.

Tue, Jun 26-Fri Jun 29, 2 pm
Ready, Set, Read!
Children will build beginning reading skills through reading together, dramatic exercises, vocabulary games, and fun drawing and writing activities. Suggested for ages 4-8.



Wed, June 20, 6pm
ANC4A02 SMD and Community Meeting
ANC4A02 SMD Commissioner will be having a ANC4A02 SMD to introduce the new MPD Commander and other MPD officers will be on hand to meet you and discuss possible strategies in how we can reduce opportunities for crime in Shepherd Park given the recent uptick in crime and other incidents. Representatives from Mayor Bowser and CM Todd's office and the SPCA will be there. Please encourage your neighbors to attend.
We would be remiss for not thanking Ms. Jasmin Benab from Mayor Bower's office for working tirelessly behind the scenes to coordinate multiple schedules and find facilities and ANC4A02 Commissioner Stacey Lincoln for being responsive to the community's request and to ensure that we could schedule this meeting in such a short time frame! Thank you!
@ Juanita Thornton Library, 7420 Georgia Avenue NW

Thurs, June 21, 7 pm
4D Police Citizens Advisory Council Mtg
6001 Georgia Ave NW

Thu, June 21, 2018 at 7pm
SPCA Annual Picnic Committee Meeting
Any and all picnic volunteers welcome including teens. If you can't make that meeting, there are still opportunities to help out. Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/RdmYPzZ
@ Ledo Pizza

Sat, June 23, 9am
Annual Picnic run to Costco
We need three additional drivers-shoppers in all. We DEPART from the Ledo parking lot at 9 a.m., equip ourselves with shopping carts and hand trucks and await the great unrolling of the metal doors when Costco opens at 9:30. We've split the shopping mission into four quadrants to make shopping easier for each person. For more information, contact Mark Pattison at pattison_mark@hotmail.com.

Sun, June 24, 9am
SPCA 16th Annual Picnic Setup
Come out as early as 9 a.m. to setup for the annual picnic. In addition, we need volunteers to assist us in hauling everything we bought at Costco to the Lowell School field. If you need have a young person that wants to get a head start on community service hours for next school year, send them over!
@ Lowell School , 1640 Kalmia Rd NW

Sun, June 24, 2-5pm
SPCA Annual Picnic and Awards Ceremony
Join your neighbors as we kickoff the summer at the 16th annual SPCA picnic! We have food and plenty of activities for the kids. We also will be honoring several friends and neighbors of the SPCA for their wonderful contributions to our neighborhood and Mayor Bowser and CM Todd are scheduled to attend. SPCA swag attire is encouraged but not required!
@ Lowell School 1640 Kalmia Rd NW



Sun, July 8, 2018
SPCA Annual Picnic (Rain Date)
Lowell School, 1640 Kalmia Rd NW