Parklands-Turner
Neighborhood Library

Improving Your Finances 101

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:

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007

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.

Free PC Basics Classes

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.

Monthly Book Club Returns

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.

Today's Homeowner DVD Series

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 AdditionExterior PaintingFlooring 1Flooring 2

Back to School

For Parents and Teachers

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:

Good Reads for the Summer

Spotlighting African-American Cookery, Plays and Authors

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!

Find It @ Your Neighborhood Library

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!

Preparing to Take the GED?

Test Prep Manuals and Online Learning Resources

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:

Learn to Work with Yarn

Knitting and Crochet Classes for All

What to learn the relaxing art ofworking with yarns .  At the parkland library we have many differnet tyes of classes with yarns.It doen not matter your level so if yu are beginner to advanced come in and share you works os art with the group or come in to learn.  Classes are for adults on Mon And Friday at 200 pm and children 8 and about at 3:00.

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