Neighborhood Library

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. 


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

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.

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.