Palisades
Neighborhood Library

Published on Monday, February 27, 2012

Job Seekers logoJob Seekers Drop-In Clinic, Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Get one-on-one support for basic activities in an online job search including how to:

• Create an email account
• Write a resume
• Fill out an online application
• Learn about the job seeking process
• Create a Monster.com account
                                   • Create and save a sample job search


 First-come, first-served!
 dclibrary.org/jobseekers
 

Published on Friday, February 3, 2012

Girl Holding up ballonThe room was charged with electricity last week as young scientists harnessed the power of static.

About 20 participants met for an array of experiments testing the reactions of different objects to static electricity. To start out with, they charged up their balloons by rubbing them back and forth on their heads.
Father and Daughter testing an aluminum can

A Second Chance at Love

Published on Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Book CoverThe Palisades Book Club will meet to discuss Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson, Tuesday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the small meeting room.

Published on Monday, January 9, 2012

"the Help" FilmPlease join us to view the film, The Help. Thursday, February 9, at 4:15 pm.

Join Us for "Beauty Queens" by Libba Bray

Published on Friday, January 6, 2012

Can a dozen beauty queens stranded on a deserted island survive? Discover how these Barbie Doll-types transform into a fighting force when faced with an evil female despot.  Read and become smitten with Bray's satirical prose set in the framework of reality television.

Join us on Monday, January 30, at 4 p.m. Refreshments served.

Take a Wild Fantastical Ride

Published on Friday, January 6, 2012

Join the Speak Easy Salon on Wednesday, January 18, at 3:30 p.m. to discuss The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater. This is a fast-paced tale laced with romance, danger and the fantastical. Readers of the book rave about the writing and plot.

Enjoy great conversation, food, and fun.

A Birthday Party with Song and Word Art

Published on Friday, January 6, 2012

Honor the life of Dr. King at a birthday party on Wednesday, January 11, at 3:30 p.m. Join noted tenor Jackson Caesar in singing memorable music from the Civil Rights Movement.  

Consider how Dr. King's speeches caused change by making a word collage from the "I Have a Dream Speech" and the Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech.

Enjoy friends and refreshments!

Published on Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Bel Canto a book title              

Please join us Tuesday, January 17, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss of Bel Canto by author Ann Patchett, winner of the Pen/Faulkner Fiction Award 2002.

Somewhere in warm South America, a lavish party is being held in honor of a powerful businessman. The highlight of the evening is the singing of a famous opera soprano. It is a beautiful evening until gun-wielding terrorists take the entire party in the house hostage.

Published on Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Artemis Fowl in PlayawayThe winter holidays are here and bring plenty of travel opportunities with them. But how to while away the countless hours it takes to get to the destination? Nerves become frazzled, arguments ensue and then you're stuck with a crying tantrum in a seat belt. Audiobooks are a great solution to the back seat rabble. They can be used to entertain all of the occupants of the car using audiobook CDs or just one occupant using a Playaway, a MP3 audiobook.

Wednesday, January 18, at 3:45 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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