Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.

November Is American Indian Heritage Month

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 

Some Holiday Films to Get You in the Spirit

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

Teen Ghost Theater Halloween Party

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.

Speak Easy Salon: Looking Back

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.

"Reading" in the Digital Age

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.

Read-In: Teen Reader's Theater

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.

Speak Easy Salon

Celebrate the pleasure of reading on October 2 at 1:30 p.m. with journalist Marsha Dubrow. She will read an excerpt from her essay "Seven Days in May" in the newly published anthology, When Last on the Mountain: The View from Writers over 50. Refreshments will be served.

Information Sources on World Religions

Here are some information sources on different religions of the world:Religions of the WorldWorld Religions: From Ancient History to the Present The World's Religions

Information Sources on Interior Design

Redoing a room?  Downsizing?  Here are some sources about interior design.Design BasicsHouse Beautiful Decorating School Decorating Basics: Styles, Colors, Furnishings

Information Sources on Arts and Crafts

Want to learn a new skill?  Want to learn a new art or craft?  Here are some sources.SewingEvery Sewer's Guide to the Perfect Fit