Neighborhood Library

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

The Other Wes Moore

DC Reads is a "program that promotes reading for pleasure by having city-wide celebrations focusing on one book."

Boosting Your Parenting Skills

Being a new parent does not have to be unnerving. You can guide your children from the terrible twos to the terrible teens without becoming "undone."Parklands has a selection of books that will not only hold your interest, but will give you great advice on understanding and connecting with your children from toddler to teen.