Neighborhood Library

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.

Published on Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Calling all James Patterson readers... Come discuss one of Patterson's latest... Toys!  We will be discussing this thriller on Tuesday, May 10.  This page turner is absolutely "the best."

Join us!

Published on Friday, February 18, 2011

Friday and Saturday Black History Movies

Published on Saturday, February 12, 2011

Parklands-Turner Library will be Hosting a Black History Friday and Saturday Movie Matinee
February 12,18 and 26, from 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Movies  include: