If you keep a royals calendar, you may be aware that 2010 marks the 501st anniversary of King Henry VIII's ascension to the throne of England. Henry's marital adventures, and the accompanying political and religious intrigues, are as fascinating now as they were five centuries ago.
The Palisades Library welcomes the Spinning Study Group of the Potomac Fiber Arts Guild.The Spinning Group meets at the library at 7:00 pm on the third Thursday of the month. Both newcomers and experienced spinners are invited and all types of spinning devices and fibers are welcome.
Interested in learning more about Native American culture? History? Leading figures? In celebration of American Indian Heritage Month, Palisades Library has mounted a book display about Native Americans. Some suggested sources:Plague of Doves
Please join us at Palisades Library for the following movies. All movies are free and begin at 4 pm.Thursday, November 18, We're No Angels (1945); not ratedThursday, December 2, The Dead; PGThursday, December 9, The Shop Around the Corner; not ratedThursday, December 16, The Bishop's Wife; not ratedThursday, December 30, Holiday Inn; not ratedThursday, January 6, Christmas in Connecticut (1945); not rated
Come in on Tuesday, October 26 at 4pm wearing your favorite sheet to star in a RIP thriller. Scripts will be provided as well as ghoulish treats. Harmonize with your fellow ghosties in a scary Karaoke Sing-Along. Accompany yourselves to the beat with a Rain Stick you decorated Halloween style.
The featured author of the DC Public Library Read-In will join the Speak Easy Salon for a discussion of her essay "Seven Days in May" and "The Untimely Demise of the Other Frank Sinatra" by Dan Seiters, in When Last on the Mountain: The View from Writers over 50. Copies of the stories are available at the reference desk. Please join us for great conversation and good food on Thursday, October 28 at 3:30pm.
On October 2, join us at 11am for french pastries and coffee while viewing a demonstration of the new E-readers such as the Kindle and the Nook and learn how to download audiobooks from the DC Public Library catalog.
On October 2 at 3:30pm, join the drama of Reader's Theater by reading a part of a thrilling short tory. Spotlight your favorite books by doing a book collage and having your photo taken with your artwork. Creative edibles and drinks served.