Palisades
Neighborhood Library

Magnifying Glass

Drawing Up Close

Friday, July 8, 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, July 11, 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, July 11, 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. 
Christiana Drapkin & BOP GOES THE WEASEL:  Jazz for Kids

Christiana Drapkin & BOP GOES THE WEASEL: Jazz for Kids

Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Christiana Drapkin and her jazz group, BOP GOES THE WEASEL, introduce young audiences to the fun of live jazz performance.  You will want to sing along, clap to the rhythm, snap your fingers and get up and dance!   For ages 3-10
Summer Reading Logo

Get in the Game: Summer Activities

Tuesday, July 12, 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.
The Princess Bride

Family Night Movie at Palisades Library

Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

An interactive movie night at Palisades Library? Inconceivable! Join us on Tuesday, July 12 at 5:30 pm for a screening of a beloved classic, The Princess Bride
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, July 13, 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, July 13, 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.
Kids Dancing

Music and Movement

Thursday, July 14, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

Sign up to sing, dance, and play instruments with your child! For children ages birth to 6 and their caregivers.  To register for this program, please call the Children's Room at 202-282-3113.  Don't forget to sign up for the Summer Reading Program!
Cover of The Palisades of Washington, D.C. by Alice F. Stewart

Walk Through Palisades History

Thursday, July 14, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Go for the Gold in your own neighborhood!  Join us for Walking Tours to historic sites in the Palisades.  6:30 p.m.: Brief History at the Library

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