Enjoy stories, crafts and native foods from China. Come dressed in Mandarin-style silk blouses and slacks or kimono-style robes, sip tea and use chopsticks to eat wontons. Create your own paper fan, dragon chopsticks and dragon paper craft. Recommended for ages 4-8. Please RSVP to email@example.com. All programs are free and open to the public.
This June, discover first-time novelist Barbara Stuber, whose book Crossing the Tracks has stirred up some dust. After her mother's death, the 15-year-old heroine, Iris, is placed by her father as a housekeeper and companion to an elderly woman located in rural Missouri.
Calling all armchair, virtual and real world travelers to the Palisades Library. Check out the book display of Novel Destinations and choose one for your trip of a lifetime.Mark your journey with a sticker on the World Map wall. Request a Novel Destinations reading record, and after recording five books, you will be entered into a drawing for a book prize. The trip begins now and runs through the month of August.
On June 14 at 7 p.m. the Speak Easy Salon will discuss A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother by Janny Scott. Stanley Ann Dunham's story begins with her family's history and follows her determination to enter and succeed in the male-dominated field of international development. Join us in the discovery of a substantive and enlightened woman.
This past month at Palisades Library, Art Club made an endorsement for reading. Members of the club came up with their own book ideas and created the covers. Afterwards, they created and filmed their own commercials to advertise their books. Take a look at what the kids came up with.
Please join us for a discussion of Kirsten’s Surprise: A Christmas Story by Janet Shaw. The Larson family celebrates their first Christmas in America, and Kirsten wants to keep some of their Swedish traditions alive in the new country. She secretly plans a Saint Lucia celebration for her family.
Share and recycle your old clothes with other fashionistas. Bring three to five items from your closet that you would like to give away and swap for other items. Create new outfits, and personalize your duds by cutting, hemming, appliqué and other techniques to make the perfect summer outfit. Then show off your outfits at the fashion show. Select materials will be provided (sewing machine, thread and buttons). Design session is Wednesday, May 25, at 3:30 p.m, and the fashion show is Tuesday, May 31, at 3:45 p.m. For ages 8 to 14.