Read 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.
Learn 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.
"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!
Travel 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
Griot 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!
Kids 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.
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
Need help with your job search process? Get help at our Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic @ the Parklands-TurnerNeighborhood Library.Get help with:preparing your resumesearching for jobs onlinefinding 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.
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: