Neighborhood Library

Doris Lessing, 1919-2013

Doris Lessing was born in 1919 in what is now Iran. In 1925, her family moved to what is now Zimbabwe.She dropped out of school at 14, left home the following year, and moved to London in 1949. Because of her opposition to apartheid, she was banned from both South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Craft Club

Ages 8-12

Join us for Craft Club and make creative greeting cards for the holiday season!We'll be crafting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 3:15-5 p.m.Ages 8-12 welcome.Looking for some inspiration?  Here are a few great places to look!

Create a Holiday Stocking

If you've ever thought about learning how to sew (but didn't know how start), Pop-up Sewing Project with Chris Cooper is for you. On Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m., learn the basics of sewing by operating a sewing machine to make a Holiday Stocking. All supplies provided. Makes a great gift for any occasion.

Craft Club (ages 8-12)

Make Your Own Gift Wrap!

Wrap all of your gifts in your own unique print by creating your own wrapping paper!Be ready to celebrate the holidays and wrap your gifts in style.Join us for Craft Club on Tuesday, Nov. 26 3:15-5 p.m. and get crafting!For ages 8-12.

Hunger Games Party and Movie! (ages 12-18)

Can't get enough Hunger Games? In anticipation of Catching Fire arriving in movie theaters, celebrate everything Hunger Games!  Join us after school for games, snacks, and prizes.  Stay late for a screening of The Hunger Games movie (rated PG-13).

Global Lens Film 2013 Series

" Parade"

Join us to view the film, Parade, on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m.In exchange for wedding planning expertise, a macho Serbian crime boss, Limun, forms an alliance with gay activists.  He recruits a group of Balkan war buddies to provide protection for their planned Pride march. 

Kids Euro Festival

Special Performance at Palisades Library

Kids Euro Festival is a month-long festival of European arts and culture that presents more than 200 free activities to metro-area families. Performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, magic, cinema...

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.