Parklands-Turner
Neighborhood Library

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Parklands-Turner Library Homework Zone

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, 3 p.m.

Welcome to The Homework Zone! The Parklands-Turner Library staff cares about the education and well being of youth in our neighborhood. In support of scholastic achievement, library staff invite children ages 8 to 15 to visit the Parklands-Turner Library on Wednesdays after school for a unique study hall opportunity. Each Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., library staff will establish a calm study environment called The Homework Zone  in the children's room. 
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African American Authors and Illustrators Story Time

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, 6 p.m.

Come to the Parklands-Turner Library for a Special Edition Black History Month Story Time - Wednesday, February 17th at 6 p.m.

Family Story Time

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, 6 p.m.

Beginning Wednesday, February 3, 2016 The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will host Family Story Time every Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m.Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Game Night

Parklands-Turner Game Night

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, 5 p.m.

If you enjoy playing games, then visit the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library on Thursday nights at 5:00 p.m. for Game Night! Kids and teens will enjoy a variety of competitive games; from video games, to card games, to board games! Every Thursday will feature a different type of game. Recommended for ages 7-16.
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time on Saturdays

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 11 a.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers!  These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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​Family Story Time

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, 5 p.m.

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. 

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 10 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.      
Cinnamon Kiss, by Walter Mosley

Black Literature Book Club

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 2 p.m.

The Parklands-Turner Black Literature Book Club hosts a librarian-led discussion on the last Tuesday of every month, where thoughtful sharing and insightful comments lead to even greater enjoyment of each specially selected title.  The Black Literature Book Club will meet again on Tuesday, February 23 at 2:00 p.m. to discuss Walter Mosley's novel, Cinnamon Kiss.
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Kids & Teens Chess Club

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 4 p.m.

Time for Strategy, Good Sportsmanship, and Fun! Children and teens are invited to participate in chess lessons and and play chess, every Tuesday afternoon at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Different chess related activities will take place depending on the skill levels of those in attendance, but all will be encouraged to participate at their highest level. Local chess enthusiast and volunteer, Mr. Hart will lead the Chess Club and encourage participants to learn and practice this ancient sport of tactics and planning.
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Black History Movie Mania

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

The Struggle Continues every Wednesday Morning during the month of February, as the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library presents films that showcase African American heritage.  All films will screen in the Children's reading room, which will be open to all adults during the showtimes of the film screening.

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