Movie poster for "Race".

Teen Movie Night

Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.  PG-13. 134 minutes. 2016  
TGIF DIY Teen Night

DIY TGIF (Teens Get Inventive on Fridays) Teen Night

Fridays are TGIF for teens at Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library: "Thank God It's Friday!" From 3:00-5:00 pm, Teens Get Inventive on Fridays with DIY activities, movies, and special programs.   

DIY - Pride

Show your PRIDE this month by creating rainbow-themed crafts and accessories to have on display or wear all month long.     
Chipotle Fundraiser 2016

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image from this post on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library, and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
Book cover for "Whatcha mean, what's a zine? : the art of making zines and mini comics" by Mark Todd + Esther Peal Watson ; with contributions by more than 20 creators of Indie-comics and magazines.

Comic Strip Workshop

Come tell your story. Teens are encouraged to come to this writing workshop to create their original comic strip, zine or short story.  

Teen DIY Computer Game Coding Days

During the month of September, the teen DIY TGIF activity will be n Fridays from 3:00-5:00pm, Parklands-Turner teens get to make and play their own computer games, using.  Two Mondays a month, teens are introduced to game coding techniques.  The other two Mondays,that they then are free to explore whenever they visit the library.  DCPL game coding software includes

E Book Club for Teens

Power up your phone, check out a book (e-/paper/audio-), and join the feeds on the Parklands-Turner Teen Electronic Book of the Month Meet-Up.  Talk to Ms. Auset about how to sign-up.  

Teen & Young Adult Career, Trade, & College Seekers

Every month, a staff member at Parklands-Turner is available to guide teens (ages 13-19) and young adults (ages 20-24) through a specific step toward realizing their goals--whether these goals are to receive a scholarship award to the college or university of choice, acceptance into a competitive and highly-coveted apprenticeship program, or a call-back after a series of successful company interviews.June: Resumes for College & Job Applications
This is an image of someone performing a japanese tea ritual

Japanese "Way of Tea" Demonstration

The Teen Space will have some special guests! The Urasenke Tea Ceremony Association of Washington, D.C. will share the basic principles of the Chado (The Japanese “Way of Tea”) and demonstrate how a bowl of tea satisfies our physical thirst and offers harmony with nature.
Adult Coloring Book Pattern

Color That Stress Away!

Have you wondered if you can return to coloring books?  Do you want to relax or de-stress? Do you want to try something more complicated than a children's coloring book? All supplies will be provided, but you may also bring your own. Join us at Palisades Library on Thursday, June 9, and Thursday, July 7, at 6:30 p.m.