Neighborhood Library

Published on Monday, June 10, 2013

Wreck-It RalphCome and relax with the little ones for a movie night at Parklands-Turner.

Featuring: Wreck-It Ralph

Ralph is a video game villain who wants badly to be a hero. He sets out to fulfill his dreams but his quest brings havoc to the entire arcade where he lives. Will Ralph forever be known as the bad guy?

Find out with us! Show starts at 5 p.m. We do not want to start without you.

Published on Monday, April 15, 2013

Half of a Yellow SunParklands-Turner Neighborhood Library Black Literature Book Club is meeting on Tuesday, April 30 at 2 p.m. to discuss Chimamanda Adichie's novel, Half of a Yellow Sun. The Los Angeles Times calls it "an extraordinary book." This historical novel is about love, culture, war, families, and loyalty.

The Spirit and Rhythm of Jazz

Published on Sunday, April 14, 2013

jazz instruments

Jazz Appreciation Month, a project of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History was signed into law in 2001 by President George W. Bush.  This marks the 12th year of national celebration.  


Thursday, March 7, 2013

Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

Published on Tuesday, January 29, 2013

storytime for childrenJoin us for stories, songs and crafts for the young ones every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Our activities -- for ages 0 to 4 -- are sure to make Story Time a Fun Time!

Published on Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The Known WorldPlan to attend an interesting book discussion of The Known World.  The first novel by Edward P.

Government to Go Event

Published on Monday, October 22, 2012

Through the Government to Go program, a caseworker  from the office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will share information about federal agencies with constituents.  The caseworker will provide D.C. residents with casework services if they are not receiving benefits that they should be receiving from federal agencies. Caseworkers will talk to constituents about whether or not they are receiving unemployment benefits, and can provide them with a list of employers that are willing to hire.

Plan to attend this event at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Published on Thursday, September 27, 2012

spain's flagCome to Parklands-Turner to celebrate Spain as part of our 2012 Kids Euro Fest program with stories, songs & fun!

Join us for our special Pre-School Story Time on Thursday, Oct. 18, where we will explore the rich culture of Spain.

The fun starts at 10:30 a.m. And is for ages 2-5.

Published on Friday, August 10, 2012

ruth and the green bookRead a story! Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Ramsey is a good choice. Through this age-appropriate story, participants will be introduced to segregation in the 1950s.

Investigate! Be a Conservator: Kids will wear white cotton gloves as they explore authentic artifacts from the 1950s, record observations and determine a preservation plan for each object.

Participants will keep gloves and activity books and be encouraged to go home and preserve their own family history!

Join us August 24,  at 1:30 p.m.  Ages 6-12.

Published on Wednesday, July 25, 2012

bubblesLearn about the science of bubbles with the Bubble Lady.  Pose as she sculpts bubble hairdos and bubble helmets and offers a lifetime opportunity to be enclosed in a huge bubble!

The bubble fun starts Aug. 8 at 5 p.m. For ages 5-12.