Neighborhood Library

Global Film Series


Life Kills Me: Life and death collide in this comedy about an unlikely friendship between a grieving young cinematographer and a morbidly obsessed drifter. Gaspar is still reeling from the death of his beloved older brother when he meets Alvaro, a mildly sociopathic young man, who soon coaxes Gaspar out of his shell in unexpected ways. (In Spanish with English subtitles)

Blue Sky Puppet Theater

The Blue Sky Puppet Theater is back with a special show, The Time Capsule, designed specifically for DC Public Libraries and the "Dig into Reading" Summer Reading program.

Black Literature Book Club

The Black Literature Book Club will meet on Tuesday, June 25 at 2 p.m. to discuss Rudolph Fisher's novel, The Conjure-Man Dies: A Mystery Tale of Dark Harlem.

Knit-Wits Returns!

Knitting and Crocheting Class/Club

Knit-Wits, a knitting and crocheting class/club, has returned to Parklands-Turner!Sessions, conducted by Cynthia D. Lowe, meet every Monday from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.If there are males who want to "try their hand" at knitting and crocheting, this is the group you will want to join! It's not too early to get started on making special gifts for the special people in your life.

Monday Movie Night

Come and relax with the little ones for a movie night at Parklands-Turner.Featuring: Wreck-It Ralph

Black Literature Book Club

Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library Black Literature Book Club is meeting on Tuesday, April 30 at 2 p.m. to discuss Chimamanda Adichie's novel, Half of a Yellow Sun.

Jazz Appreciation Month

The Spirit and Rhythm of Jazz

Jazz Appreciation Month, a project of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History was signed into law in 2001 by President George W. Bush.  This marks the 12th year of national celebration.  

Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for the young ones every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m.Our activities -- for ages 0 to 4 -- are sure to make Story Time a Fun Time!

Black Literature Book Club

Plan to attend an interesting book discussion of The Known World.  The first novel by Edward P.

Jobs Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Government to Go Event

Through the Government to Go program, a caseworker  from the office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will share information about federal agencies with constituents.  The caseworker will provide D.C. residents with casework services if they are not receiving benefits that they should be receiving from federal agencies. Caseworkers will talk to constituents about whether or not they are receiving unemployment benefits, and can provide them with a list of employers that are willing to hire.