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Jester Nicolo Whimsey to Visit Parklands-Turner

Travel to the land of dreams with jester Nicolo Whimsey. Combining juggling, music, poetry and storytelling, Nicolo emphasizes language skills, encourages children to discover their voices, creativity and the joys of reading.  Want to enjoy a morning of fun? Come to Parklands-Turner July 17, 2012, 10:00 a.m. Fun for ages 4-9

Follow the Griot!

BaBa C to Visit Parklands-Turner

Griot and master storyteller Baba-C will bring to life the oral histories and traditions of West African cultures through dancing, rapping and singing at  the Parklands-Turner Library.Come join us on Wednesday, June 20 at 5 p.m.It's fun for all ages!

Dream Big -- Read!

Sign Up for Summer Reading Starts May 14

Kids up to 12 years old can explore the night in DC Public Library's Summer Reading program, Dream Big -- Read! Star-gazing, exploration of dreams and wishes, nocturnal animals and pajama story times are just some of the exciting ways this theme will come alive. Check out our fun programs.Sign-up begins on May 14.

Finding and Keeping a Job!

Workplace Essential Skills for Adult Learners and Adult Educators

The Workplace Essential Skills video series and companion workbooks are available at the Parklands-Turner Library. 

Read-in with Dr. Seuss


Join Jane Ndaka, children's librarian, as she creates an atmosphere of fun and laughter when she presents Read-In With Dr. Seuss, a special read-aloud program for children.Saturday, March 10th beginning at 10:30 a.m.Ages 3-7

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Need help with your job search process? Get help at our Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic @ the Parklands-TurnerNeighborhood Library.Get help with:preparing your resumesearching for jobs onlinefinding useful books and other resource materials to help you find employment.Every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. For additional information, call 202-645-4532.

Tips for Job Hunting and Career Changing

Help for Online Job Seekers

The Parklands-Turner Library will offer a weekly Job-Seekers Clinic on Tuesdays from noon until 2 p.m. beginning Tuesday, February 28, 2012.The clinic will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. When you visit, be sure to check out the following titles:

Teen Movie Night @ Parklands

If it's the third Wednesday of the month, then it's Teen Movie Night @ your Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library! Enjoy a variety of movies ranging from the most seat-gripping suspense to heart-pounding action to side-splittingcomedies. The series will begin Wednesday, February 15, at 6 p.m. Grab a friend and treat them to a great movie--free!Ages 13 to 19.


Knitting and Crocheting Class and Club

Knit-Wits is a class and a club, conducted by C. Diane Lowe at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library.  The club meets every Monday at 2:30 p.m., and the class meets every Friday, also at 2:30 p.m.  

We Remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

From Tots to Teens to Adults: Pausing to Remember

Martin Luther King Jr. Read-aloudStory Hour, Tuesday and Thursday,January 10 and 1210:30 a.m.Ages 2-5Teen and Adult Listening HourThe Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.Monday and WednesdayJanuary 9 and 117:30 p.m.Ages 13 to adult