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From Tots to Teens to Adults: Pausing to Remember

Published on Thursday, December 22, 2011

Martin's Big WordsMartin Luther King Jr. Read-aloud
Story Hour, Tuesday and Thursday,
January 10 and 12
10:30 a.m.
Ages 2-5

Teen and Adult Listening Hour
The Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday and Wednesday
January 9 and 11
7:30 p.m.
Ages 13 to adult

Published on Tuesday, October 4, 2011

The other wes moore

DC Reads is a "program that promotes reading for pleasure by having city-wide celebrations focusing on one book." 
Join the Parklands-Turner Book  Club to discuss The Other Wes Moore  on Tuesday, October 18, at 2 p.m.

Copies of the book are available for check-out at the library.

Published on Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Being a new parent does not have to be unnerving. You can guide your children from the terrible twos to the terrible teens without becoming "undone."

Parklands has a selection of books that will not only hold your interest, but will give you great advice on understanding and connecting with your children from toddler to teen.

Published on Monday, August 8, 2011

Come out and join Maryanne Pollock as she presents a comic book character drawing workshop that is sure to be lots of fun.

Ages 6-12.

Thursday, August 11, at 2 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The Parklands-Turner Library sincerely regrets the cancellation of "Brazil for Kids," originally scheduled for presentation on Tuesday, July 19.  The Brazilian Embassy has graciously provided books about Brazil, so library users may pick up a free book during their next visit to the Parklands-Turner Library. 

At a later date to be announced, a story hour featuring the country of Brazil will be offered.

Published on Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Learn about Japan and Japanese culture, from the Japan-American Society of Washington, D.C., through hands-on activities and demonstrations.  Hear stories about the daily school life of Japanese children, learn a basic Japanese greeting and counting, and discover the basic geography of Japan.

Ages 2-12.

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2011

The DC Free Summer Meals Program at Parklands-Turner Library The DC Free Summer Meals Program provides nutritious meals and snacks to low-income children (ages 18 and under) during June, July and August.

Published on Thursday, June 30, 2011

Summer Reading

Coyaba Dance Theater
Tuesday, July 19, 11 a.m.

Brazil for Kids - Brazilian Embassy
Tuesday, July 19, 2 p.m., Ages 6-12

Kami and the Yaks by Andrea by Stenn Styer: American Sign Language Story Time
Tuesday, July 26, 10:30 a.m., Ages 5-12


Travel the World with the a Librarian - Poland
Librarian Story Times
Friday, July 22, 10:30 a.m., Ages birth - 5

Published on Friday, May 6, 2011

Knit-Wits Knitting & Crocheting will still be offered as follows:

Every Monday from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Every Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us to learn new patterns and techniques, just in time for fall 2011 creations!

Published on Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Need an incentive to complete that cleaning project you began this spring, or are you tired of listening to the same radio broadcast daily as you drive to and from work?  Try audiobooks.  Following are titles that just may help you finish your spring cleaning or get you through the next traffic jam:

Andrews, Helena. Bitch Is the New Black.  This addictive memoir explores the roller coaster of being educated and single while trying to become an "actual adult" and find love.  A film adaptation is in the works.