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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.

Published on Friday, September 21, 2012

The staff of the Palisades Library congratulates our Summer Reading Winners:

  • Holly & Helen, winners of the Between the Covers adult drawing
  • Bonnie, winner of the Own the Night teen drawing
  • Ava, winner of the Own the Night super reader contest
  • Alex, winner of the Dream Big children's drawing

Many thanks to the Friends of the Palisades Library for their support.

Published on Thursday, September 13, 2012

Join us Monday, Oct. 15 at 1:30 p.m. to discuss the book, Reading Lolita In Tehran by Azar NafisiBook Cover Reading Lolita in Tehran.

Published on Thursday, September 13, 2012

Book Cover of Pride and PrejudiceJoin us to view the film Pride and Prejudice on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 4 p.m.

Nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet and Matthew Macfadyen as Mr. Darcy.

Published on Thursday, September 13, 2012

Star wars origamiThe Palisades Neighborhood Library suited up with light sabers and the Force to welcome the release of another Origami Yoda book. Penned by Tom Angleberger, this highly acclaimed series has captivated origami and star wars enthusiasts alike. So for the latest release, The Secret of The Fortune Wookie, Palisades Library celebrated with a Star Wars Extravaganza.

President of The Rachel Carson Council Chats

Published on Friday, August 31, 2012

Photo of Rachel CarsonPalisades Library is pleased to welcome Dr. Diane Post, President of the Rachel Carson Council who will speak on Monday, Sept. 10 at 1:30 p.m. in tribute to the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson's classic book, Silent Spring. This book is credited with launching the environment movement.

The Rachel Carson Council is devoted to providing the public with information about the use of pesticides and protecting the integrity of the environment.

Published on Tuesday, August 21, 2012

What I Saw and How I LiedStep back in time to 1947, when Evie is faced with a classic film noir dilemma: The choice of loyalty to her parents or the man she loves. This spellbinding whodunit by Judy Blundell will keep you riveted.

Join us in discussing What I Saw and How I Lied on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 3:30 p.m.

Enjoy cool teas and pastries.

Meeting on a New Day

Published on Tuesday, August 21, 2012

This Dark EndeavorJoin us in discussing Kenneth Oppel's book This Dark Endeavor a prequel to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

The meeting is on a different day, Thursday, but at the same time -- 4 p.m.

Refreshments will be served.

50 Years after "Silent Spring"

Published on Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Silent SpringJoin us on Monday, Sept. 10 at 1:30 p.m. for a discussion of the book and film Silent Spring and ecological issues.

Rachel Carson was a government biologist when she first noted the negative effects of pesticides and herbicides in the early 1960s. The private sector ignored and attacked her for her work. Yet she persevered, enlightening the world to the harmful effects that unregulated use of such chemicals have on our environment.

The Dark Endeavor

Published on Friday, August 17, 2012

FrankensteinJoin us in discussing Kenneth Oppel's book The Dark Endeavora prequel to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

The meeting is on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 4 p.m. 

Refreshments will be served.

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