Palisades
Neighborhood Library

Henry James

Henry James was born in April, 1843, into a prosperous family of writers and philosophers.  He lived in England for most of his adult life, where he was friends with many of the prominent writers of his day.  Many of his novels involve Americans trying to fit into European society.  In celebration of his birthday, Palisades Library has a display of books by and about Henry James, including:

Squishy Ball Craft

Feeling stressed? Or maybe you just like to squeeze things!April is National Stress Awareness Month, so visit the Palisades Children's Room to make your own squishy ball. Squeeze it when you want to relieve some tension or when you're feeling bored! 

Are You a Poet and Don't Know It?!

National Poetry Month

Ever find yourself rhyming with ease?  Making puns, or otherwise speaking with flare?

Michelangelo

Michelangelo is one of the most famous artists of all time. An accomplished painter, sculptor and architect, he is most closely associated with the Vatican.Born in Florence, he spent most of his life in Rome. Everyone who has any interest in Western art aspires to one day see his works in person.In celebration of his birthday, March 6, Palisades Library has a display of books about Michelangelo and his art, including:

Pi Day & Einstein's Birthday

Celebrate on March 14, 2014!

March 14 marks two important events for math and science -- Pi Day and Albert Einstein's Birthday!

Global Lens Film Series

'Life Kills Me'

Join us Wednesday, March 26 at 1:30 p.m. to view Life Kills Me (La Vida Me Mata)

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Born on March 2, 1904, Theodor Seuss Geisel (more commonly known as Dr. Seuss) would have celebrated his 110th birthday this year!  Honor his memory by reading some of his most beloved works. Please visit our new display area to find some of our favorite Dr. Seuss materials (near the Picture Books in the Children's Room)!

T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Moving for Better Balance

Join Susan Lowell, an experienced instructor from tenleytowntaichi.com, and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art. 

Learn the Art of Collage

Kids' Craft Club: Ages 8-12

Join us after school on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 3:15 p.m. to learn the art of collage!View and discuss examples from famous artists and illustrators such as Eric Carle, Romare Bearden, and Henri Matisse -- then make your own creations!Open to children ages 8-12. 

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