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" Parade"

Published on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Photo of 2 men's hands trying to reach each otherJoin us to view the film, Parade, on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

In exchange for wedding planning expertise, a macho Serbian crime boss, Limun, forms an alliance with gay activists.  He recruits a group of Balkan war buddies to provide protection for their planned Pride march.
In Serbo-Croatian with English subtitles. Serbia, 2011, 115 minutes. For adults.

Special Performance at Palisades Library

Published on Saturday, October 26, 2013
Kids Euro FestivalKids Euro Festival is a month-long festival of European arts and culture that presents more than 200 free activities to metro-area families. Performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, magic, cinema... and it’s all brought to you by the 28 European Union Member States!

A Talk by Alice Fales Stewart

Published on Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The PalisadesPlease join us on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. for a talk by Alice Fales Stewart.

A longtime resident of the Palisades, Ms. Stewart wrote a book entitled, Palisades of Washington, D.C., in 2005.

She will talk about the history of the Palisades, and copies of her book will be available for sale and autographing.

Published on Friday, October 4, 2013

Why We Broke Up book coverDo you remember your first love? The good times, the feeling that nothing could go wrong? Do you remember its fragility and the fear it may all fall to pieces? Most importantly, do you remember what happened when it ended?

Min has gathered every relic of her relationship with Ed, from bottle caps to tickets stubs, wood files to blazers, a love note and the conspicuous absence of a stolen umbrella, and placed them in a box. Each is a reminder of her time with Ed, and as the meaning behind each item is explained, the story of their relationship becomes more clear.

Palisades Village House Tour

Published on Thursday, October 3, 2013

Image of peopleCome to the Palisades Library new hours grand opening Sunday, Oct. 6 between the hours of 1 and 5 p.m. 

Palisades Village will highlight their House Tour coming up on Saturday, Oct. 19. They will also provide information about their organization's "Neighbor Helping Neighbor" program. 

We hope to see you there. 

Published on Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Relish Book CoverGrowing up is exciting, but sometimes cooking can be an even greater adventure.

Lucy Knisley tenderly recounts her childhood and college years as the child of a chef and a foodie, a life filled with food and spices. Also included are some of her favorite recipes, presented in comic-book form as full-page instructional drawings.

Published on Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Looking at Lincoln book coverDid you know that Abraham Lincoln was over seven feet tall when he wore his famous hat? Did you know he decided to become a lawyer after being kicked in the head by a horse?

Maira Kalman’s picture book biography, Looking at Lincoln, reads in the way a young reader’s mind wanders; uniformly printed facts are accompanied by handwritten musing of Abraham Lincoln’s life:

Published on Monday, September 30, 2013

Celebrate with UsCelebrate the New Sunday Hours at Palisades Library! Starting Oct. 6, the library will be open Sundays 1 p.m to 5 p.m.

To kick off the first Sunday we will have:

  • Story time
  • Craft programs
  • A live animal program featuring Reptiles Alive!
  • Refreshments
  • Giveaways
  • Fun for the entire family!

Make a Tote Bag with Chris Cooper

Published on Saturday, September 28, 2013

Join us Saturday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a sewing lesson with Chris Cooper.

Clip art of Sewing MachineIf you've ever thought about learning how to sew (but didn't know how start) this event is for you. In this Pop-Up you will learn the basics of sewing by operating a sewing machine to make an environment friendly tote bag. All supplies provided.
Each participant (Ages 11 to Adult) will make a tote bag. Kids age 11 - 17 must be with parent/adult.

The tote bag is good for carrying shoes, lunch or just about anything. Also makes a great gift.