Parklands-Turner
Neighborhood Library

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.

Published on Friday, October 1, 2010

Today's Homeowner, with Danny Lipford, is a nifty series on DVD that offers simple solutions for making repairs around the house. Danny highlights products that can help homeowners save time and money while improving the interior and exterior of the home.  Following are titles within the series:

21st Century Networking- Takes  the viewer through a project from beginning to end, and shows the how, what, why and where of it all.

Bedroom Addition
Exterior Painting
Flooring 1
Flooring 2
Low Maintenance Exterior
Open Up That Kitchen
Painting Tips
Raise the Roof
Roofing    and
Simple Hom Repairs

Check out these DVDs and more!  You'll be glad you did.

For Parents and Teachers

Published on Thursday, August 26, 2010

Parents and teachers:  Do you want to inspire a passion for learning in children or give children a world-class education for free?  Do you want children to reap positive benefits from homework and achieve academic excellence? 

Visit Parklands-Turner Library.  You will find the following resources  and more to aid parents and teachers in children's educational development:

Spotlighting African-American Cookery, Plays and Authors

Published on Thursday, July 29, 2010

Drop by and check out books about African American life, history and culture.  Subjects include books about African American cuisine, the plays of August Wilson, African American worship, and a very recent title called A White House Garden Cookbook; Healthy Ideas from the First Family for Your Family".   Re-read the works of Ralph Ellison and James Baldwin.
Enhance your knowledge. Check out these titles and more!

Published on Thursday, June 24, 2010

Are you thinking about changing careers? Retiring?  Would you like to
learn the art of Origami? What about catching up on the insider's guide
to the TV phenomenon, CSI-Crime Scene Investigation

How about
planting a food garden for healthier food choices!  Visit
Parklands-Turner to keep up with events and issues of the day. You will
find many materials on a variety of interesting topics.  Check us out!

Test Prep Manuals and Online Learning Resources

Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2010

If you are preparing to take the GED and you need testing materials, visit the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library for helpful resources to strengthen your skills in language, social studies, science and mathematics.

You will find  GED Test manuals in each of the following five examinations:

  • Language Arts, Writing
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Language Arts, Reading 
  • Mathematics

Online learning resources available inside or outside the library include:

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