Neighborhood Library

Rum: The History and Connoisseurship

Lecture and "Dry" Tasting with Dr. Franklin W. Knight

Learn the fascinating history of rum and the slave trade with Johns Hopkins University's Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor of History, Dr. Franklin W. Knight.  Embark on a "dry" tasting of premium rums from the Caribbean and South America with Dr. Knight's full-bodied descriptions that might help you become a rum connoisseur, too. Join us on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m.

Global Lens Film Series

'Shyamal Uncle Turns Off The Lights'

Join us Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. to view the film, Shyamal Uncle Turns Off The LightsDirected by Suman Ghosh India, 2012, 65 mins.In Bengali with English subtitles. For Adults. This film is co-presented by the Global Film Initiative and is part of the Global Lens 2013 film series.

DC Public Library Opens On Two-Hour Delay

Wednesday, Jan. 22

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

DC Public Library Closed Today

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Make Reading Your Winter Sport

Jan. 12 - Feb. 23

Calling all Adults! Join the Olympic Readathon at the Palisades Library. Make reading your winter sport Jan. 12 to Feb. 23!

Honor the Dream

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream'

Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. to view the film of Dr King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

Washington Post Best Books of 2013

Are you looking for something good to read during a cold snap? Do you think you might have missed some really good book? Can you not quite remember the title that your friend suggested? The Washington Post published their

Winter Meditation 2014

With David Newcomb

A New Year's resolution worth keeping. Begin your New Year with a four-part meditation workshop series.Palisades Library is happy to welcome back David Newcomb, author and meditation practitioner of 36 years.  He offers simple, effective meditation techniques that can help you find inner peace. Start the New Year on the right track.

Join the Olympic Readathon!

Earn medals and prizes

Join us in a race to the finish! In celebration of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Palisades Neighborhood Library is hosting an Olympic Readathon for children and teens.