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Black Literature Book Club

Black Literature Book Club will meet on Tuesday, May 31 to discuss Okey Ndibe's novel, "Arrows of Rain". The meeting is at 2:00 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk for members to checkout. There is still time for new members to join. 

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Wednesday Evening Family Story Time

On Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

Beginning Wednesday, February 3, 2016 The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will host Family Story Time every Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m.

Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Mini experiments and summer projects for kids

Parklands-Turner will be doing fun and exciting experiments and projects. Children and teens are invited to join us as we create, experiment and design.                                                                                   July 11 - August 3 Tuesday’s & Wednesday’s: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. for ages 7-19

Join the Washington Home & Hospices for expert advice on caring for a loved-one at home.

Caring for Bedbound and Mobility-Challenged Adults

Caring for an aging parent with Alzheimer's or a loved one struggling with cancer or a life-challenging illness can take an emotional, physical, and financial toll on a family. The Washington Home and Community Hospices in partnership with the D.C. Public Library will be hosting "Caring for Bedbound and Modbility Challenged Adults" an interactive program to empower caregivers in our communities with information and tips that can help provide the best possible care for a loved one who is homebound or bedbound.   

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Parklands-Turner Black Literature Book Club

Readings in Black Literature from the Library Catalog

For the Black Literature Book Club, the library hosts a librarian-led discussion where thoughtful sharing and insightful comments lead to even greater enjoyment of the selected title of the month.  On Feb. 24 at 2 p.m., we will discuss I Do Not Come To You By Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani.

Painting by C.R. Wells of the Jackson Family Art Show

The Jackson Family Art Show featured for Black History Month!

The Jackson Family Art Show celebrates three generations of greatness in art. The family will visit libraries accross the District to celebrate Black History Month with exhibits and hands-on art demonstrations.  The show will visit:  Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Feb. 5, 6 p.m. Rosedale Library on Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m. Parklands-Turner Library on Feb. 21, 2 p.m.

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 you 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, epsecially for you!

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.

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