Neighborhood Library

Big Used Book Sale April 17

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.

Big Read at the Palisades Library

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.

March Is National Craft Month

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

Where Have All the Words Gone?

      I, like every other person who has ever been a teenager, have been forced to defend the honor of comic books among non-believers.

A Murderous Melodrama

Teens are invited to perform in an interactive murder mystery titled "A Murderous Melodrama." The crime scene will be ready for investigation on April 22 at 3:30pm.  Choose your role and enjoy food and prizes galore!

Want to Know What Teens Are Reading Today?

Discover the best books for teens by joining the Palisades Library Adult Discussion Group of Teen Literature.  This group meets the fourth Monday of the month.  The next meeting is on April 26 at 4pm. Copies of Mare's War by Tanita S. Davis will be at the circulation desk.  This story is about the experiences of an African-American woman serving in the Women's Army Corps during WW II.

Speak Easy Salon

National Poetry Month and Jazz Appreciation Month

On April 21 at 3:30 p.m. the Speak Easy Salon will meet to celebrate poetry and jazz.  Please bring in a poem of significance to you.

Social Entrepreneurs

Dr. Paul Farmer and Haiti

 Author Tracy Kidder attempts to explain the improbable: Why would a brilliant doctor give of himself 24/7 to work in a politically dangerous and desolate place? His book Mountains Beyond Mountains considers the phenomenon of an exceptional individual becoming the ultimate social entrepreneur. Please join the Speak Easy Salon book discussion on Wednesday, March 10 at 3:30 pm to consider the complexity of his accomplishments.

St. Patrick's Day

Lucky Teen Mystery Production Party

On March 17 at 3:30pm, teens are invited to produce an interactive murder mystery melodrama. Design the clues for this thriller and choose the character you want to play. While you create and figure out the mystery, enjoy hearty green edibles and drink. Next month, participate in the performance and see if you picked the right suspect.