Palisades
Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.
This Day in June

Pride Month Story Time

Friday, June 10, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Celebrate Pride Month with a Pride story time! For more Pride programs and LGBTQ book lists, visit our DC Public Library Pride page!
Magnifying Glass

Drawing Up Close

Friday, June 10, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

Have you ever noticed that things appear differently from up close? Use our magnifying glasses to observe and draw everyday items in a different way.  Check out this short list of books that challenge the reader to look and guess what things are when looking at them from a different angle.   Whose Eye Am I? by Shelly Rotner
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Monday, June 13, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to participate and engage with the stories and activities.  Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.
Lego Builders

LEGO Builders

Monday, June 13, 2016, 3 p.m.

LEGO Builders is a free-play session using LEGO building blocks. Large Duplo LEGO building blocks are available for children ages 1½ and older. Classic LEGO building blocks are available for children ages 4 and older. All materials will be provided by the library. 
Rent the musical

Pride Month Movie Screening

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 5 p.m.

Enjoy a special screening of the movie Rent, based on the Tony Award-winning musical! In honor of Pride Month, watch as Angel, Mimi, Roger, and their friends work to create a life in New York City's East Village.  This film is rated PG-13 and has a runtime of 135 minutes.
Summer Reading Logo

Get in the Game: Summer Activities

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Every week this summer, stop by the Teen Space to try a fun activity! There will be a mix of things to try, including crafts, challenges, and contests with prizes.
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to participate and engage with the stories and activities.  Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 11:30 a.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
My Daddy is a Pretzel

Summer Adult-Child Yoga Program

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

The Palisades Library is piloting an Adult-Child Yoga class for the summer. Led by instructor Dexter Sumner, this class will guide adults and children through the basic principles of yoga, breathing exercises and poses. Learn the many benefits of yoga, from flexibility and strength to creating confidence and peace of mind.  All levels welcome. This class is recommended for adults and children 6 and older. Please sign up for the class in the Children's Room. Please wear comfortable clothing. 
Kids Dancing

Music and Movement

Thursday, June 16, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

Sign up to sing, dance, and play instruments with your child! For children ages birth to 6 and their caregivers.  To register for this program, please call the Children's Room at 202-282-3113.  Don't forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Program!

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