Neighborhood Library

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

Short "Shorts" of the Season

Published on Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Enter into the holiday spirit with the Speak Easy Salon discussion group on Wednesday, December 14, at 3:30 p.m.

Travel the world with classic short short stories by Leo Tolstoy, Giumaraes Rosa, James Thurber, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jerome Weidman, Augusto Monterroso and Heinrich Boll.

World wide edibles and teas will be served. 

Two printmakers Ten Walks Two Countries

Published on Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Please join us Thursday, December 1, at 7 p.m. for an Art Program by artists Tracy Hill & Martha Oatway.

The idea for Field of Vision was born out of a shared passion for walking. Two print-makers, two different ways of seeing but with one vision -- to walk in each other's respective homeland and respond to those landscapes through print.