Join library users, staff and a local author for coffee and conversation. We will be discussing the stigmas on mental health. We will also be discussing empowerment, resources and tips. Please join us for coffee and conversation and share your story.
In celebration of Black History Month, distinguished historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver presentations throughout February.
The award-winning historian, humanities scholar and exhibitor of artifacts has appeared at DC Public Library since 1989. He has spoken at the Smithsonian's Anacostia Museum, Arena Stage, colleges/universities and other venues locally, nationally and internationally.
Teens: Have you recently read a really great book? Do you have a favorite book that you'd like to recommend to other teens?
Do you want to earn additional community service hours?
Accomplish all of these each time you write a book review that gets published on the Parklands-Turner Library page.
Submit your one-page review to Young Adult and Teen Specialist Auset Whaley.
Youth continue to be at the heart of every social movement. What are today's teens thinking about current and past African American social movements?
From 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. every Thursday from January 18 to February 22, 2018, teens at the Parklands-Turner Library will watch and discuss films that show little-known occurrences of the past that are relevant to what they see happening in society today.
Want to wear your message to the world on your shoulder? Don't wait until February to make your mark.
Come to a special post-Kwanzaa/Get-Ready-for-Black-History-Month DIY craft for teens at the Parklands-Turner Library.
Saturday, Jan. 13 from 1 - 3 p.m., teens will immortalize powerful, meaningful images and words as they design their own buttons and book markers to wear during Black History Month and beyond.