Palisades
Neighborhood Library

Palisades Film Club

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

Adult Discussion Group of Teen Literature

Join Us for "Beauty Queens" by Libba Bray

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.

Speak Easy Salon

Take a Wild Fantastical Ride

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.

Tweens Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A Birthday Party with Song and Word Art

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!

Escape from the Winter Blues with the Palisades Book Club

              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.

Selecting Audio Books for Holiday Travels

The 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.

Speak Easy Salon

Short "Shorts" of the Season

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. 

Field of Vision: Walking the UK & US

Two printmakers Ten Walks Two Countries

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.

Halloween Screams Among the Books

The Halloween Party

This year's Halloween Party at Palisades Library was full of exciting treats for all ages of readers. This year the party moved into the main room to accommodate the large number of ghouls, monkeys and princesses. We started off with an announcement of the first place winners from the Scary Story Contest. The winners who were present came up to read their stories to the 150 participants.

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