Friends of the Library

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
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LEGO Month at the Library

We know you love them, so we brought them back: It's LEGO month at the library! You can build yourself an adventure while you make some new friends. Each Thursday this month we will feature LEGOs for you to enjoy, but each week we will present a different program challenge. So prepare yourself for a whole lot of fun!  For ages 6 and older.  But don't forget to look for other LEGO-related activites throughout April, including a special craft and a movie.
Spring Book Sale

2015 Spring Book Sale

You are cordially invited to attend the Friends of the Southwest Library 2015 Spring Book Sale on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, March 15 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Most titles are priced to sell at $1 or less. If you have questions or need further information, contact the Friends of the Southwest Library (friendsofswlibrary@gmail.com)

Friends of the Northeast Library Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Northeast Library will host a Used Book Sale starting at 10:30 a.m. and ending around 2 p.m. Sale will be held on the Lower Level, and proceeds will benefit Northeast Library programs.   Come find something good to read and support your neighborhood library!
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Winter Book Sale

The Petworth Library cordially invites you to the Winter Book Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Petworth Library in the lower level meeting room.  Join in the fun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. You'll find terrific bargains, great books for the whole family, and even a special children's section!
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Used Book Sale

Looking for a gift for your sweetie or just a good book to read? Search no further! Stop by the Friends of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library Used Book Sale from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Hardbacks, paperbacks, DVDs! Materials for adults, children and teens! Fiction and nonfiction! Great selection and great prices!
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Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library Book Sale

It’s that time of year! The Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library are hosting another book sale Saturday Dec. 6 in the large meeting room on the main floor of the library from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. They will have all types of books and other media on sale, including children’s books, books in Spanish and other foreign languages, a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books, as well as DVDs and CDs. Can’t make it Saturday? Don’t worry: the book sale will continue Sunday, Dec. 7 from 1 – 4 p.m.
Image of a pile of books with children and characters climbing all over them.

Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library Book Sale

It’s that time of year! The Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library are hosting another book sale Sunday, Dec. 7 in the large meeting room on the main floor of the library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. They will have all types of books and other media on sale, including children’s books, books in Spanish and other foreign languages, a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books, as well as DVDs and CDs. Can’t make it Sunday? Don’t worry! The book sale begins Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Palisades Community Band

The Palisades Community Band will Perform at the 50th Anniversary Celebration!

Enjoy the smooth sounds of jazz with the Palisades Community Band. 
Sherier Mountain Boys

Sherier Mountain Boys Band to perform at the 50th Anniversary Celebration!

Local Palisades band Sherier Mountain Boys will entertain with jazz and folk favorites.

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