Neighborhood Library

Knit-Wits: Knitting & Crocheting

Knit-Wits Knitting & Crocheting will still be offered as follows:ClassEvery Monday from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.Club Every Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Join us to learn new patterns and techniques, just in time for fall 2011 creations!

Audiobook Picks

Need an incentive to complete that cleaning project you began this spring, or are you tired of listening to the same radio broadcast daily as you drive to and from work?  Try audiobooks.  Following are titles that just may help you finish your spring cleaning or get you through the next traffic jam: Andrews, Helena. Bitch Is the New Black.  This addictive memoir explores the roller coaster of being educated and single while trying to become an "actual adult" and find love.  A film adaptation is in the works.

May Book Club: "Toys" by James Patterson

Calling all James Patterson readers... Come discuss one of Patterson's latest... Toys!  We will be discussing this thriller on Tuesday, May 10.  This page turner is absolutely "the best." Join us!

Weekend Matinees

Friday and Saturday Black History Movies

Parklands-Turner Library will be Hosting a Black History Friday and Saturday Movie MatineeFebruary 12,18 and 26, from 12 noon to 5 p.m.Movies  include:

Valentine's Day

Parkland-Turner LibraryWelcome the children in the Community to come in and design a Valentine CardAges 2 - 12    Time 3:30 - 4:30

Parklands-Turner Library Children's Book Club

Parkland-Turner Library is sponsoring a book club at Terrell Elementary with the 5th and 6th grades every Monday through April at 5 p.m.

Improving Your Finances 101

Are you looking for ways to improve money matters and build your financial stamina in 2011? For starters, the following titles are recommended for your review:

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007

Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2007 every Monday and Wednesday evening from 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library.  Join Nikita Campbell beginning January 10 until February 28, for a class that will enable you to produce attractive brochures, calendars, "to do" lists, updated resumes, simple legal forms, and many more documents you will learn to create.Openings are limited. To register call 202-645-4532.

Free PC Basics Classes

The library, in cooperation with Byte Back, is offering free PC Basics computer classes at Capitol View Library and Anacostia Library starting in November. Classes will be offered morning, early afternoon and late afternoon.You must be a D.C. resident to enroll in this program. All students must present proof of residency on the first day of class to be admitted. To register, call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.