Parklands-Turner
Neighborhood Library

Save the Date: July 24, 2012

Published on Thursday, July 12, 2012

Goldy B"Goldy Bear and the Three Locks" is the story of Goldy, a student athlete, bookworm and world-class babysitter. 

When called on to babysit for the Lock family, Goldy shows up to find that his charges are three mysterious boxes.  All kinds of creative and magical book-oriented surprises come from the boxes to amaze and delight the audience! 

Meet Goldy Bear at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library on Tuesday, July 24 at 10 a.m. You will be glad you came.

All ages.

Jester Nicolo Whimsey to Visit Parklands-Turner

Published on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

nicolocolorjuggleTravel to the land of dreams with jester Nicolo Whimsey. Combining juggling, music, poetry and storytelling, Nicolo emphasizes language skills, encourages children to discover their voices, creativity and the joys of reading.  Want to enjoy a morning of fun? Come to Parklands-Turner July 17, 2012, 10:00 a.m. Fun for ages 4-9

BaBa C to Visit Parklands-Turner

Published on Tuesday, June 19, 2012

BaBa_CGriot and master storyteller Baba-C will bring to life the oral histories and traditions of West African cultures through dancing, rapping and singing at  the Parklands-Turner Library.

Come join us on Wednesday, June 20 at 5 p.m.

It's fun for all ages!

Sign Up for Summer Reading Starts May 14

Published on Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Two_Owls_reding_booksKids up to 12 years old can explore the night in DC Public Library's Summer Reading program, Dream Big -- Read! Star-gazing, exploration of dreams and wishes, nocturnal animals and pajama story times are just some of the exciting ways this theme will come alive. Check out our fun programs.

Sign-up begins on May 14.

Participating Is Easy

To begin your adventure with Summer Reading, visit any DC Public Library and pick up a reading logbook. Earn credit by reading or attending a summer reading program.

Workplace Essential Skills for Adult Learners and Adult Educators

Published on Monday, March 12, 2012

The Workplace Essential Skills video series and companion workbooks are available at the Parklands-Turner Library. 

Read-Aloud

Published on Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Join Jane Ndaka, children's librarian, as she creates an atmosphere of fun and laughter when she presents Read-In With Dr. Seuss, a special read-aloud program for children.
Saturday, March 10th beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3-7


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Published on Monday, February 27, 2012

Need help with your job search process? Get help at our Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic @ the Parklands-Turner
Neighborhood Library.
Get help with:

  • preparing your resume
  • searching for jobs online
  • finding useful books and other resource materials to help you find employment.

Every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. For additional information, call 202-645-4532.

Job Search

Help for Online Job Seekers

Published on Friday, February 24, 2012

Find a Job Through Social Networking The Parklands-Turner Library will offer a weekly Job-Seekers Clinic on Tuesdays from noon until 2 p.m. beginning Tuesday, February 28, 2012.
The clinic will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. When you visit, be sure to check out the following titles:




Published on Saturday, January 21, 2012

popcornandtickets.jpgIf it's the third Wednesday of the month, then it's Teen Movie Night @ your Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library! 

Enjoy a variety of movies ranging from the most seat-gripping suspense to heart-pounding action to side-splitting
comedies. 

The series will begin Wednesday, February 15, at 6 p.m. Grab a friend and treat them to a great movie--free!

Ages 13 to 19.

Knitting and Crocheting Class and Club

Published on Friday, January 20, 2012


Knit-WitsKnit-Wits is a class and a club, conducted by C. Diane Lowe at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library.  The club meets every Monday at 2:30 p.m., and the class meets every Friday, also at 2:30 p.m.  

Whether you are a beginner, know how to knit and crochet, or you are advanced, you will like this neat group of knitters.  If there are any males who wish to "show off" their creativity, this is the group you will want to join!   

For adults.

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