The DC Public Library is gathering community feedback on the possibility of relocating the Shepherd Park/Juanita E. Thornton Library to the new Walter Reed development (bordered by Fern Street on the north and Aspen Street on the south).  

This survey aims to understand your preference around the potential relocation of the library, as well as the priorities that are most important to you as it relates to your use of the library. How do you use the library now? How do you hope to use the library in the future? What impact does the library’s location have on your ability to access library services?

This survey will take approximately 6 minutes to complete. Thank you for providing your input!

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* 1. How often do you visit the Shepherd Park library?

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* 2. When was the last time you visited the Shepherd Park library?

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* 3. If you don’t currently visit the Shepherd Park library, please indicate the reason why.

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* 4. The library is exploring the possibility of relocating the Shepherd Park Library to the Walter Reed campus. On a scale of very favorable to very unfavorable, please rank your view of this option.

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* 5. How do you usually get to the library? Please select all that apply.

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* 6. When you visit the library, how long do you usually stay?

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* 7. Are there any things you would like to do at the library that you currently can’t?

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* 8. How much would you value the ability to combine visits to the library with other errands and activities in the neighborhood?

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* 9. How much would you value the availability of outdoor space at the library?

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* 10. Has the COVID pandemic changed the way you use the library?

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* 11. If yes, please check the ways in which your usage has changed.

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* 12. Please share any additional thoughts you have about relocating the Shepherd Park Library.

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* 13. What is your age?

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* 14. What is your zip code?

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* 15. How long have you lived in the neighborhood?

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* 16. Do you have children living at home?

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* 17. If yes, please list their ages.

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