Martin Luther King Jr. Read-aloudStory Hour, Tuesday and Thursday,January 10 and 1210:30 a.m.Ages 2-5Teen and Adult Listening HourThe Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.Monday and WednesdayJanuary 9 and 117:30 p.m.Ages 13 to adult
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.
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.
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.
Knit-Wits Knitting & Crocheting will still be offered as follows:ClassEvery Monday from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.Club 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!
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.