Neighborhood Library

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! 

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.

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.