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Neighborhood Library

History of the Palisades

A Talk by Alice Fales Stewart

Please join us on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. for a talk by Alice Fales Stewart.A longtime resident of the Palisades, Ms. Stewart wrote a book entitled, Palisades of Washington, D.C., in 2005.

'Why We Broke Up' by Daniel Handler

Do you remember your first love? The good times, the feeling that nothing could go wrong? Do you remember its fragility and the fear it may all fall to pieces? Most importantly, do you remember what happened when it ended?

Palisades Library New Hours Celebration

Palisades Village House Tour

Come to the Palisades Library new hours grand opening Sunday, Oct. 6 between the hours of 1 and 5 p.m. Palisades Village will highlight their House Tour coming up on Saturday, Oct. 19. They will also provide information about their organization's "Neighbor Helping Neighbor" program. We hope to see you there. 

'The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon' by David Almond

Young Paul from the basement apartment has just let a strange idea fall out of his mouth. He thinks the moon might be a great big hole in the sky and not a moon at all.

'Relish: My Life in the Kitchen' by Lucy Knisley

Growing up is exciting, but sometimes cooking can be an even greater adventure.Lucy Knisley tenderly recounts her childhood and college years as the child of a chef and a foodie, a life filled with food and spices. Also included are some of her favorite recipes, presented in comic-book form as full-page instructional drawings.

'Looking at Lincoln' by Maira Kalman

Did you know that Abraham Lincoln was over seven feet tall when he wore his famous hat? Did you know he decided to become a lawyer after being kicked in the head by a horse?

Celebrate with Us - New Library Hours

Celebrate the New Sunday Hours at Palisades Library! Starting Oct. 6, the library will be open Sundays 1 p.m to 5 p.m.To kick off the first Sunday we will have:Story timeCraft programsA live animal program featuring Reptiles Alive!RefreshmentsGiveawaysFun for the entire family!

Pop-Up Project Sewing Lesson

Make a Tote Bag with Chris Cooper

Join us Saturday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a sewing lesson with Chris Cooper.

Global Lens Film Series

Join us Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. to view the film Student.A solitary philosophy student commits a calculated violent crime against the backdrop of Kazakhstan's growing inequality, institutional corruption and a ruthless ethic of eat-or-be-eaten. In Kazakh and Russian with English subtitlesKazakhstan, 2012, 90 minutesFor Adults 

'Goodbye for Now' by Laurie Frankel

What if you could stay in touch with the people you love, even after they've passed on?

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