A warm tropical “welcome” awaits you. Travel to the South Seas--Australia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Melanesia--through stories, crafts and native foods. Come dressed in bathing suits and pareo or sarong and flip-flops. Savor culinary flavors of the islands, and create your own mermaid tail. Recommended for ages 4-8. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read Molly’s Surprise: A Christmas Story by Valerie Tripp.The McIntire family faces a disappointing Christmas. Dad is off at war in England, Molly’s grandparents can’t come home for the holidays, and it looks like there won’t be many exciting presents. Worst of all, the family hasn’t heard from Dad for a long time, and they’re worried.
For thousands of years, birds have been a source of joy and amazement. Listen to the retelling of three folktales inspired by birds from around the world. Story time includes related craft. Recommended ages: 7-11.
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.