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.

Superhero Party

Join us from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for an end of Summer Reading celebration including superhero boot camp for kids, a comic book swap, and Yu-Gi-Oh card trading. Kids, teens, and adults are all welcome. 
Hero by Perry Moore

Book Bingo

Join us in the first floor meeting room for some book bingo! 

Teen Movie Night

Join us in the first floor meeting room for movie night! Refreshments provided. 
Noggin cover

Teen Book Club

Join us in the first floor meeting room for Teen Book Club as we discuss Noggin by John Corey Whaley. 
Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. kick-off National Hispanic Heritage Month in the Great Hall with music, dancing, live performances, face-painting and crafts for kids. This event is free and for all ages. Families are welcome! De la 11 a.m. a 4 p.m. venga para celebrar la Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Habrá música, baile, espectáculos en vivo, pintura de la cara, y manualidades para niños. Este evento para la familia es gratis y para todas las edades. ¡Traiga la familia!
Film Fanatic Summer Reading Badge

Teen Movie Club

Stop by the library with some friends and catch a film! Snacks will be provided. Come to this event to earn your "Film Fanatic" Summer Reading Badge. Ages 13-19.
Video Game Controller

Teen Gaming Night

Take a break this summer and come play the Wii, X-Box Kinect, and board games at the library! Bring your friends. Ages 13-19.
Words, Beats and Life

Books & Beats

Fridays at the library from 11am - 1 pm! Books & Beats is a weekly outdoor music series in front of the MLK Jr. Memorial Library. Check out a book from the Uni, sign-up for Summer Reading (through August 31) or simply enjoy the beats outside the historic Mies van der Rohe building.
Into the Woods Poster

Movie Time: Into the Woods

The final installment of our summer "Grown Up Fairytales" film series, Into the Woods explores what happens after "happily ever after."