Join the Parklands-Turner Library Staff for a special Chinese New Year story time to celebrate the year of the Rooster!
Together we'll read stories about the Chinese New Year, learn how to celebrate Chinese New Year, and learn about the Chinese Zodiac!
In honor of Black History Month, the Parklands-Turner library will host a special story time and information display featuring books written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
Jerry Pinkney is an African American author and illustrator who has been the recipient of five Caldecott Honor Medals, five Coretta Scott King awards, and four Coretta Scott King Honor awards. The Parklands-Turner library staff is excited to share these wonderful works at Children's story time on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Readings in Black Literature from the Library Catalog
For the Black Literature Book Club, the library hosts a librarian-led discussion where thoughtful sharing and insightful comments lead to even greater enjoyment of the selected title of the month.
On Feb. 24 at 2 p.m., we will discuss I Do Not Come To You By Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.