Baking and toddlers. I know putting those two words together strikes fear into the hearts of many. But it doesn't have to be that way. With the holidays around the corner, baking cookies and other sweet delicacies can be a rewarding experience to have with your child. Plus, homemade treats make wonderful gifts for the holidays. I can still remember shaking a bucket of spiced peanuts with my sister to give to our teachers.
Please join the discussion for "Twisted" by Laura Halse Anderson on Monday, November 29 at 4pm. It is both a humorous and tragic read about a family who wants more than anything to conform. Refreshments will be served.
Please join the conversation on Wednesday, November 17 about climate change and the water crisis. The readings consist of "High Marks for Clean Water", "Get the Salt Out", "The Big Melt" and the "Burden of Thirst" in National Geographic, April 2010. Copies of the articles are at the circulation desk. Refreshments will be served.
Tuesday, November 16, at 3:30 p.m. join the crew, and construct infrastructure with word blocks. Create and comment poetically about the environment. Submit your Water-Country Quiz, and discover the country origin of the sites. Prizes will be awarded and lots of sustainable refreshments served.
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