Neighborhood Library

Every Tuesday Morning.

Published on Monday, January 6, 2014

Storytime BearIf it's 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, it's Pre-school story time at the Parklands-Turner Library.

Join Mrs. Ndaka, children's librarian, for stories, songs, arts and crafts, fingerplays, and great fun!

Ages 2-5.

"Sundae" Treat at Parklands-Turner!

Published on Thursday, January 2, 2014

andressAndre will return to Parklands-Turner Library to present a command performance on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. His interactive show celebrates Spanish language and Latin American culture.

You will sing, shake, and sound rhythms while "trying your hand" at performing regional Latin dances led by Andre. 

You will not want to miss this "Sundae" treat!

All ages.

Published on Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Check out the upcoming events at Parklands-Turner:

Published on Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Lion of AnacostiaThe DC Public Library and THEARC will present A Conversation with Frederick Douglass and John Muller as DC Reads 2013 continues. 
Where: THEARC - Theater - 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE; Washington, DC 20020
When: Thursday, November 7, 2013
Time: 10 a.m.

Happy Birthday!

Published on Friday, September 20, 2013

ballonsBring out the balloons! Bring out the cake!

Parklands-Turner is turning 4 years old and no better day to celebrate our anniversary than on Oct. 6, the first Sunday when all branch libraries will be open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.!

Our events include:

Revisiting Banned and Challenged Titles

Published on Friday, September 20, 2013

banned book weekParklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will feature banned and challenged books during Banned Books Week from Sept. 22 to Sept. 28, 2013. 

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It highlights the value of free and open access to information.  During this period librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers uphold those literature considered by some to be unorthodox or unpopular.

Summer Reading Program

Published on Monday, August 5, 2013

andres2Come to Parklands-Turner on Aug. 13 at 10:30 a.m. to sing, dance, shake and try out new rhythms and Spanish words with Andres as he takes children on a musical journey through different Latin American cultures. 

For ages 3-12.


Published on Thursday, July 18, 2013

aficheLife Kills Me: Life and death collide in this comedy about an unlikely friendship between a grieving young cinematographer and a morbidly obsessed drifter. Gaspar is still reeling from the death of his beloved older brother when he meets Alvaro, a mildly sociopathic young man, who soon coaxes Gaspar out of his shell in unexpected ways. (In Spanish with English subtitles)
July 17, 6 p.m.  

Published on Tuesday, July 16, 2013
michael pigsThe Blue Sky Puppet Theater is back with a special show, The Time Capsule, designed specifically for DC Public Libraries and the "Dig into Reading" Summer Reading program.

Join us for fun when Michael and his friends visit Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library on Tuesday, July 23 at 10:30 am.

For ages 3-12.

Published on Friday, June 14, 2013

The Conjure-Man DiesThe Black Literature Book Club will meet on Tuesday, June 25 at 2 p.m. to discuss Rudolph Fisher's novel, The Conjure-Man Dies: A Mystery Tale of Dark Harlem. This mystery colorfully depicts sights and scenes of African American life in New York City during the Harlem Renaissance.

Join us at Parklands-Turner for a fascinating discussion!
For more information, check at the library's front desk  or call 202-645-4532.