Neighborhood Library

C.R. Gibbs Lecture Series on African American History and Culture

In celebration of 2014 African American History Month, distinguished historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation at the Capitol View, Parklands-Turner and Francis Gregory neighborhood libraries in February, beginning at 7 p.m.

African American Artists

Focus on the Life and Times of Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence, one of America's finest African American artists, was a widely acclaimed artist of the 20th century.

ReelAbilities Film Festival at DC Public Library

DC Public Library will be participating in the ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival again this year.

DC Public Library Opens On Two-Hour Delay

Wednesday, Jan. 22

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

DC Public Library Closed Today

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

Knit Wits is Back!

Knitting and Crocheting Class/Club

Do you want to learn how to make mittens to protect your hands from cold weather?Perhaps you want to improve your knitting and crocheting skills. 

Martin and His Words

Creating a Beloved Community

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. moved crowds with the sheer power of his voice. His message of peace, hope and a shared dream changed the course of history in America.

Pre-School Story Time

Every Tuesday Morning.

If it's 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, it's Pre-school story time at the Parklands-Turner Library.Join Mrs. Ndaka, children's librarian, for stories, songs, arts and crafts, fingerplays, and great fun!Ages 2-5.

Uno, Dos, Tres con Andres

"Sundae" Treat at Parklands-Turner!

Andre will return to Parklands-Turner Library to present a command performance on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. His interactive show celebrates Spanish language and Latin American culture.You will sing, shake, and sound rhythms while "trying your hand" at performing regional Latin dances led by Andre. You will not want to miss this "Sundae" treat!