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'Twelve Kinds of Ice'

Published on Monday, January 7, 2013

In Twelve Kinds of Ice, author Ellen Bryan Obed delightfully describes how a summer garden turns into a magical winter wonderland.  Twelve Kinds of Ice Book CoverThis short series of vignettes occurs on a family farm in the children’s favorite season — “ice” season.  The book is filled with the beauty of the cycle of winter and the ice skating that comes year after year.  Obed poetically tells the tale of the first ice to the last and all the ice skating adventures in between. 

Published on Monday, January 7, 2013

Book Cover DearieJoin us Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss the book Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child by Bob Spitz.

We look forward to sharing a deliciously stimulating conversation!

Film Program

Published on Monday, January 7, 2013

Nobody Turn Me Around"I Have a Dream."

On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke these words as he addressed a crowd of more than 2,000,000 civil rights protesters gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Join us Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 3:30 p.m. to view and discuss the speech that changed the hearts and minds of a divided nation.

Published on Friday, December 21, 2012

When Winter ComesKeep up your reading skills during winter break.

Palisades librarians and Chipotle would like to see the children of the Palisades Neighborhood Library participate in a Winter Break Read Your Way to Free Chipotle reading challenge.

Afternoon Story, Song and Play

Published on Thursday, December 20, 2012

legosJoin children's librarian and early childhood educator Miss Christina for a fun new program at the Palisades Library, Afternoon Story, Song and Play.  On Tuesday Jan. 8, Jan. 15, and Jan. 29 at 4 p.m., we will be listening to a few stories, singing songs, and have a free play time to build using legos. 

Published on Monday, December 17, 2012

FreedomFlixDid you know that we have a wealth of information available at your fingertips in our databases? School vacation might be a good time to explore and have fun reading!

To begin, you will need your library card to login.  (Your pin number is the last four numbers of the library card number.)

To access these databases:

'Liar & Spy'

Published on Monday, December 10, 2012

Liar & Spy Book CoverRebecca Stead is well known for her Newbery winner When You Reach Me.  Stead’s latest book, Liar & Spy, is a fresh, funny, and mysterious story that keeps you wondering what surprise will happen next. 

Published on Friday, November 16, 2012

witch pumpkinCome get creative and decorate your own pumpkin!

We supply the pumpkins, duct tape and glitter. You add the magic to change plain pumpkins into Jack-O- Lanterns.

Stop by the adult reference desk on the first floor to make one.  All ages are welcome.

Published on Wednesday, October 10, 2012

 DC Job SeekersThe Palisades Library Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic is  held every Thursday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm., with one-on-one support  for job hunting.

Come join us!

Long Weekend - More Time to Read

Published on Friday, October 5, 2012

woman readingDon't forget to take your copy of the DC Reads Book Reading Lolita in Tehran by author, Azar Nafisi with you.

Join us Oct. 15 at 1:30 p.m. for a book discussion at the Palisades Neighborhood Library.

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