Neighborhood Library

story time

Family Story Time

Monday, October 23, 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.   
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, October 24, 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.      
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Parklands-Turner Library Homework Zone

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 3:30 pm

Welcome to The Homework Zone! The Parklands-Turner Library staff cares about the education and well being of the 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 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., library staff will establish a calm study environment called The Homework Zone in the children's room. 
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Trick or Treat!

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kids, get a head start on trick-or-treating at Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library on Wednesday, October 25, 4:30 p.m. This event will end promptly at 6:30 p.m.  Come and learn about the history of trick-or-treat while making your very own kitty-cat, ghost, or jack-o-lantern bag! After kids are finished making their spooky bags, library staff will add some treats and the bags can be taken home when children leave the library.
Patterns & Puzzles Night

I Spy: Patterns and Puzzles for Teens, Tweens & Young Children

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:30 pm

Every Wednesday after school, join other teens, tweens, and young children as they test their visual, spatial, mathematical, and logical acumen using mandalas logical geometric and pictorial puzzles LEGOs wooden blocks chess  and more.  I Spy Hours: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. NOTE: Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied and actively supervised by a caregiver aged 13 years and older.
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Parklands-Turner Chess Club

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:00 pm

Kid and teens learn and enjoy playing chess every Thursday afternoon at the Parklands-Turner Library. The specific chess-related lessons will depend on the skill levels of those in attendance, but all will be encouraged to participate.    
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.
Happy Halloween

Spooky Spectacular Stories

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 10:00 am

What better way to celebrate Halloween than by listening to some spooky spectacular stories? Come to the Parklands-Turner library on Tuesday, October 31 at 10 a.m. for a special not-too-scary Halloween preschool story time! We promise not to scare you too much! 
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.
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  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, especially for you! Each month, the library staff will select and recommend a graphic novel or comic series for you to enjoy.  Come in and enjoy!