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Family Story Time

Monday, June 26, 2017, 4:00 pm

Every Monday at 4 p.m., come to Parklands-Turner for a family story time! Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by children of any age and their accompanying adults.   These story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning by promoting your child's language and literacy skills. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively participate in the stories and activities during the program.   
iMovie Flickr

iMovie Workshop

Monday, June 26, 2017, 4:00 pm

Love movies? What to be the director? Learn video production techniques from the Fab Lab staff in this 90-minute session.   There is a maximum of 6 participants per session.   Click the link to register online!  
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 10:00 am

Come to Parklands-Turner every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.      
Drawing of child with books on her head

Parklands-Turner Library Homework Zone

Welcome to The Homework Zone! The Parklands-Turner Library staff cares about the education and well being of youth in our neighborhood. In support of scholastic achievement, library staff invite children ages 8 to 15 to visit the Parklands-Turner Library on Wednesdays after school for a unique study hall opportunity. Each Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., library staff will establish a calm study environment called The Homework Zone  in the children's room. 
Game Night

Parklands-Turner Game Night

If you enjoy playing games, then visit the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library on Thursday nights at 5:00 p.m. for Game Night! Kids and teens will enjoy a variety of competitive games; from video games, to card games, to board games! Every Thursday will feature a different type of game. Recommended for ages 7-16.
Julia Childs Kitchen at the Smithonian Museum

In Julia's Kitchen - Author Talk with Pamela Heyne

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 7:00 pm

Bon Appetit! Author and Maryland architect Pamela Heyne AIA, will visit the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library on Thursday, June 29 at 7 p.m. to present a program on her 1989 interview with Julia Child about kitchen design, entertaining and US culture.  Ms. Heyne has published several design books and has appeared on the Discovery Channel, been interviewed by the BBC, and lectured internationally.

Parklands-Turner Junior Comic Book Club

Saturday, July 1, 2017 (All day)

The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library has a terrific collection of comic books and graphic novels.  Each month, library staff will select a popular title for you to enjoy. Children are encouraged to visit and read in the library, or check out the selected comics on display.  Better still, kids can select any comic titles from any library across the city and have them delivered to Parklands-Turner, especially for you!
Books to the Big Screen

From Amazing Books To Incredible Films

The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library has an assortment of amazing books that have been adapted into incredible blockbuster movies. Every month, library staff will select a book that has been adapted into a film and displayi it all month long for your reading pleasure. Read and enjoy the featured book of the month. At the end of each month, library staff will present the film adaptation on the big screen TV for your further enjoyment.