Neighborhood Library

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.

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.