Neighborhood Library

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:

Published on Thursday, February 10, 2011

Parkland-Turner Library
Welcome the children in the Community
to come in and design a Valentine Card
Ages 2 - 12
    Time 3:30 - 4:30

Published on Friday, February 4, 2011

The Bully book coverParkland-Turner Library is sponsoring a book club at Terrell Elementary with the 5th and 6th grades every Monday through April at 5 p.m.

The first  book is The Bully, by Paul Langan.

Terrell Elementary School
3301 Wheeler Rd. S.E.
Washington, DC 20032

Published on Friday, January 28, 2011

Are you looking for ways to improve money matters and build your financial stamina in 2011? For starters, the following titles are recommended for your review:

Published on Thursday, December 16, 2010

Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2007 every Monday and Wednesday evening from 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library.  Join Nikita Campbell beginning January 10 until February 28, for a class that will enable you to produce attractive brochures, calendars, "to do" lists, updated resumes, simple legal forms, and many more documents you will learn to create.
Openings are limited. To register call 202-645-4532.

Published on Thursday, November 4, 2010

The library, in cooperation with Byte Back, is offering free PC Basics computer classes at Capitol View Library and Anacostia Library starting in November. Classes will be offered morning, early afternoon and late afternoon.

You must be a D.C. resident to enroll in this program. All students must present proof of residency on the first day of class to be admitted. To register, call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Those who complete the course (6 weeks) and who qualify (by income) will also get a free computer and free Cricket broadband card, good for one year's free Internet.

Partners:  DC Public Library, DC Office of the Chief Technology Office, ByteBack, First Time Computers, Cricket Communications.

Published on Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Join us for the return of interesting book talks at our branch.  On Tuesday, November 2nd at 2:00 pm we will be discussing an "oldie-but-goodie", P. G. County by Connie Briscoe.  For more information call 202-645-4542.