Neighborhood Library

Parking Lot Now Open

May 7, 2013

The Palisades Library parking lot resurfacing project is complete. The lot is now open for public parking. The new parking lot accommodates 13 vehicles, including two handicap designated spaces.

Poetry Month April 2013

Celebrate 'Poem in Your Pocket Day'

April is National Poetry Month, and is a special time set aside for the enjoyment and appreciation of the art of poetry.'Poem in Your Pocket Day' is a great opportunity to celebrate poetry, so stop by the Palisades Library any time on Thursday, April 18 to select a poem you love.

Job Seekers

New Day for the Drop-in Clinic

The Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic at Palisades Library has changed to a new date and time.Beginning in April, join us each Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to get one-on-one support for the basic activities needed for an online job search.Come by to create an e-mail account, start a resume, work on an online application and much more.

Children's Music Highlights

'Jazz for Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle, and Shake'

Jazz for Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle, and Shake is a family friendly jazz compilation that will appeal to adults and kids of all ages.  It includes familiar favorites like “Old McDonald” and “The Muffin Man” alongside lesser known delights such as “Rag Mop” and

Film Noir Matinee Series

'The Third Man,' 1949

Down-and-out American pulp fiction writer Holly Martins (Joseph Cotton) travels to post-World War II Vienna to take a job offered by old friend Harry Lime (Orson Welles). Upon his arrival, Martins discovers that Lime has been run over by a car.

Miss Christina's March Reading Pick

'Great Wall of Lucy Wu'

Wendy Wan Long Sheng’s  The Great Wall of Lucy Wu  is a familiar-feeling story of Lucy, a sixth-grade Chinese American who loves basketball.

Rachel Carson's Garden

Speaker Dr. Diana Post

Join us on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. for a Palisades Garden Association program featuring guest speaker, Dr. Diana Post, President of the Rachel Carson Council.

Film Noir Matinee Series

'The Asphalt Jungle,' 1950

This caper noir is directed by John Huston, from a novel of the same name by W.R.

Miss Christina's Pick


Transport yourself into a different time and place in Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, Chickadee. A continuation of the Birchbark House series, which follows an Ojibwe family’s life in 19th-century Minnesota.

Children’s Music Highlights

Elizabeth Mitchell 'You Are My Little Bird'

Elizabeth Mitchell’s album, You Are My Little Bird was released in 2006 by the Smithsonian Folkways.