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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.

After-School Workshops with Asian American LEAD

AALEAD is an after-school program for middle and high school students with workshops on leadership development, educational empowerment, and community.
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A Conversation with Authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Join authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely as they discuss All American Boys, their powerful new young adult book about police brutality.    

Teen Gaming

Had a rough week at school? Take an hour to socialize and unwind with Wii games and board games. This program is for kids and teens 9-15.  Please call 202-727-0232 with any questions.
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October Teen Movie: The Duff

The October Teen movie is "The Duff" based on the book, The Duff by Kody Keplinger.  Enjoy the movie and popcorn in the Fish Bowl on the lower level.  
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Teen Game Night

Join us for an hour of video games, board games, and card games in the first floor auditorium. 
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Movie Night

Join us for a film in the first floor auditorium. Light refreshments will be provided. 

¡DC Cooks Ahorita!

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month please join us for a cooking demonstration featuring local cook, author and storytellerJonathan Bardzik
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After-School Tutoring with 826DC

826DC provides D.C. students ages 6-18 with free one-on-one homework help for all subject areas in an after-school tutoring program. With the support of volunteer tutors, students focus first on their homework, complete required reading their teachers assign and participate in creative writing activities. After-School Tutoring will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the large meeting room on the first floor. The program will run from September 15th through October 29th.
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Crafty Tween Workshop: Stringdolls

Tweens are invited to a fun-filled craft program tailored to their age group. In this second installment, we will be learning how to make a string doll. You can use it as a cell phone strap or to decorate a piece of clothing, but the entertainment is in your creativity! Supplies will be provided. For ages 9-13.