Neighborhood Library

Poop, Pee and Everything in Between

Adam, my husband, and I have begun toilet training our 17-month-old daughter.

Pre-school Story Time April 13

Early Literacy Tip Talk to your children, using specific vocabulary. The more different words a child hears, the more ready the child will be to read that word when she encounters it later on.

American Girls Book Club: "Meet Molly"

While her father is away fighting in World War II, Molly finds her life full of change as she eats terrible vegetables from the victory garden and plans revenge on her brother for ruining her Halloween. 

Upcoming Author Visit: Rachel Wildavsky

Tuesday, April 12, at 4 p.m., mystery and intrigue will come to Palisades Neighborhood Library with a visit from author Rachel Wildavsky.

Teen Book Share

Gather Tuesday, April 5, at 3:30 p.m. to discuss female heroines you most admire.The featured book is Warriors Don't Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals. This is her triumphant tale of courage in being part of the "Arkansas 9" who struggled to integrate Central High in 1957.Join us for a lively discussion and refreshments.

Teen Literature Adult Book Discussion Group

Please join the group on April 4 at 3:30 p.m. to discuss A Bone from a Dry Sea by Peter Dickinson.This is a time travel story about human evolution, with a distance of four million years between the two protagonists.  Discover the suspenseful and insightful writing of Peter Dickinson with us.Refreshments will be served.

Free Film

You are cordially invited to a free showing of the movie Pillow Talk, starring Rock Hudson and Doris Day, at Palisades Library, on Thursday, March 17, at 4 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served.

50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps

The Peace Corps was founded 50 years ago this month. It was the brainchild of President John Kennedy, and was created by the late Sargent Shriver, President Kennedy's brother-in-law.  Thousands of American volunteers have served in the Peace Corps all over the world.  For more information about the Peace Corps, visit the display at Palisades Library.  You might also be interested in the following books: