Neighborhood Library

Winter Reading

Cold But Cuddly

Winter Reading Club

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.  

Dragon Ball-The Saiyan Arc

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.

Towers and Bridges

Have you ever wondered what goes into building skyscrapers and bridges? What better way to learn than with hands-on experience?

Wii and the Physics of Dance

Spark a Reaction with dance

Parklands-Turner will be holding a Wii dance competition on Saturday, June 28 as part of our Teen Summer Reading Program.

Introduction To Typing Web

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. 

Free Comic Book Day

Join us on Saturday, May 3 for Free Comic Book Day at Parklands-Turner Library! In celebration of comics, we will be giving away free comic books to our customers at the front desk!

Let's Get Crafty for Mother's Day!

Want to get your mom something special for Mother's Day but don't have the money to do so?What says "I Love You" more than a handmade card, flower, or even poster.Come out May 8 at 4:30 p.m. and put that creativity to use for that special lady!Ages 2-12 are welcome.Let's get crafty!!!

DIA (Diversity In Action) / "El Dia de los Ninos"

DIA (Diversity In Action)

Come to Partklands-Turner Library on Wednesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. to celebrate DIA (Diversity In Action)/"El Dia de los Ninos." We'll celebrate children and connect them to the world of learning through with diverse books covering a variety of languages and cultures.

Tell Your Friends Workshop

By FAIR Girls

Learn about your rights and responsibilities in intimate relationships, gain a deeper understanding of sexual violence and exploitation, and get connected to resources. Help prevent the trafficking and sexual abuse of youth! This workshop will have two sessions, on March 31 and April 1. Each will go from 4-5:30 p.m.For questions, please email or call the Parklands-Turner Library at 202-645-5432.

Saturday Matinee: The Sapphires

Come join us on Saturday, March 1 at 2 p.m. for a fun and inspirational movie!