Parklands-Turner
Neighborhood Library

Library Closed February 17

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Feb. 17 due to inclement weather.

Painting by C.R. Wells of the Jackson Family Art Show

The Jackson Family Art Show featured for Black History Month!

The Jackson Family Art Show celebrates three generations of greatness in art. The family will visit libraries accross the District to celebrate Black History Month with exhibits and hands-on art demonstrations. The show will visit:  Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Feb. 5, 6 p.m. Rosedale Library on Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m. Parklands-Turner Library on Feb. 21, 2 p.m.

Comic Books

Parklands-Turner Comic Book Club

The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library has a terrific collection of comic books and graphic novels.  Children and teens are encouraged you to come in and enjoy one of the comics on display, or select an item from the catalog from any library in the city and have it delivered to Parklands-turner, epsecially for you!

Instant DCPL

7 Ways to Enjoy the Library Instantly

The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!

All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online! 1. Have your own film festival at home. View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.

Winter Reading

Cold But Cuddly

Winter Reading Club

Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card! This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.  

Dragon Ball-The Saiyan Arc

Manga can be a complicated thing to understand. The comics sometimes draw from obscure Japanese history and cultural assumptions, making it hard for American readers to understand the character’s motivations.

Towers and Bridges

Have you ever wondered what goes into building skyscrapers and bridges? What better way to learn than with hands-on experience?

Wii and the Physics of Dance

Spark a Reaction with dance

Parklands-Turner will be holding a Wii dance competition on Saturday, June 28 as part of our Teen Summer Reading Program.

Introduction To Typing Web

Learn how to use Typing Web, a self-directed typing program

Speedy typing is an important skill to have. For doing homework, work, programming or even computer games, being able to write quickly helps keep you from feeling rushed and allows you to do a better job. 

Free Comic Book Day

Join us on Saturday, May 3 for Free Comic Book Day at Parklands-Turner Library! In celebration of comics, we will be giving away free comic books to our customers at the front desk!

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