Parklands-Turner
Neighborhood Library

Summer Reading, Mission: Preservation

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.

Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles!

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.

Parklands to Host Blue Sky Puppet Theater

Save the Date: July 24, 2012

"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! 

Juggle, Sing & Listen@

Jester Nicolo Whimsey to Visit Parklands-Turner

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

Follow the Griot!

BaBa C to Visit Parklands-Turner

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!

Dream Big -- Read!

Sign Up for Summer Reading Starts May 14

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.

Finding and Keeping a Job!

Workplace Essential Skills for Adult Learners and Adult Educators

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

Read-in with Dr. Seuss

Read-Aloud

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

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

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.

Tips for Job Hunting and Career Changing

Help for Online Job Seekers

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:

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