Thailand is the focus of this month's Speak Easy Salon on Wednesday, May 26 at 3:30pm . Please join us for a discussion of Fieldwork by Mischa Berlinski. This mystery takes place in northern Thailand and focuses on an American couple consumed with finding the murderer of an anthropologist. Ms. Rosenblatt will discuss and show photos of her trip to places mentioned in the book.
Please join us on May 5 at 3:30 p.m. to celebrate mom. Paint and decorate a wooden picture frame to capture your perfect image of her and the family. Enjoy refreshments and browse through the new books about family ties.
The natural world surrounds us even in the heart of the city. Earth Day is the perfect reminder to appreciate our beautiful urban environment. Not sure what you are looking at? The following books from DC Public Library can help satisfy the amateur naturalist in you:
To celebrate the 2010 Motion Picture Academy Awards, Palisades Library is showing a series of terrific movies that did not get nominated for Best Picture. All movies are free and begin at 4 pm.April 8, Last Tycoon, PGApril 15, Absence of Malice, PGApril 22, Emma, PG
Thousands of used books will be available at the upcoming Friends of the Palisades Library one day sale featuring all sorts of fiction and non-fiction categorized for easy browsing. Everything is at can't-be-beat prices. Few are more than $1.00; many are as low as ten cents. For $10.00 you get a big bag that you can fill with as many volumes as will fit. The sale lasts from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday, April 17 and is truly a book lover's delight.
The Palisades Library Big Read Book Discussion of A Lesson Before Dying will be held on Tuesday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. The film version of the novel will be shown on Tuesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. Please join us for either or both of these events.
Have you received a handmade gift? Have you admired your friend's craft project? Would you like to learn a new craft? Would you like to enhance your current skills? Come see the display at the Palisades Library.Some suggested titles to check out:Pottery Workshop