Palisades
Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.
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Summertime Self-Defense Class

Thursday, June 23, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join D'Angelo Kinard of Advanced Sports Performance as he teaches the basics of self-defense during this 90 minute session. Can't make it to this class? Mr. Kinard will also have a session at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Friday, June 24, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.
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Drawing Up Close

Friday, June 24, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

Have you ever noticed that things appear differently from up close? Use our magnifying glasses to observe and draw everyday items in a different way.  Check out this short list of books that challenge the reader to look and guess what things are when looking at them from a different angle.   Whose Eye Am I? by Shelly Rotner
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Monday, June 27, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to participate and engage with the stories and activities.  Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.
Lego Builders

LEGO Builders

Monday, June 27, 2016, 3 p.m.

LEGO Builders is a free-play session using LEGO building blocks. Large Duplo LEGO building blocks are available for children ages 1½ and older. Classic LEGO building blocks are available for children ages 4 and older. All materials will be provided by the library. 
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Get in the Game: Summer Activities

Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Every week this summer, stop by the Teen Space to try a fun activity! There will be a mix of things to try, including crafts, challenges, and contests with prizes.
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to participate and engage with the stories and activities.  Click here to learn about what to expect at Story Time.
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:30 a.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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Summer Adult-Child Yoga Program

Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

The Palisades Library is piloting an Adult-Child Yoga class for the summer. Led by instructor Dexter Sumner, this class will guide adults and children through the basic principles of yoga, breathing exercises and poses. Learn the many benefits of yoga, from flexibility and strength to creating confidence and peace of mind.  All levels welcome. This class is recommended for adults and children 6 and older. Please sign up for the class in the Children's Room. Please wear comfortable clothing. 
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Story Time with Real Dogs

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Join us at the library and read to real dogs! Our story time will begin by reading a story and singing songs together. Then, children will tell their own story or read to a dog. The dogs are from P.A.L., People Animals Love. They would love to meet you! 

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