Once Upon a Snowflake

Listen to the retelling of H.C. Andersen's The Snow Queen, create paper snowflake designs and watch a movie on Thursday, December 11, 2014.  For ages 6-11.
Come to Family Fun Time!

Family Fun Time

Looking for a fun, family oriented, weekend activity? Look no further! Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun! Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week.
Come to Around the World Storytime

Around the World Story Time

Come to this story time and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this story time is a cultural experience for the whole family. Around the World Story Time is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. See you there!

Picturing America: The Selma to Montgomery March for Voting Rights in 1965

We will discuss the difficulties faced by African Americans trying to vote in the South and analyze, interpret and describe the photograph "Selma to Montgomery March for Voting Rights in 1965" by James Karales.
Check out the MLK Extravaganza

MLK Extravaganza

Join us to celebrate and honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of fantastic activities for kids ages birth to 12 and their family. There will be a puppet show, reader's theatre, crafting time, a video, and an opportunity for kids to recite a part of their favorite speech by Martin Luther King Jr.

NaNoWriMo Short Story Workshop

Not just for writing! Create a short story in our National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) workshop. Kids ages 8-13 will be guided to create and share stories through movement and storytelling techniques.
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.
DC Flag knitting

Holiday Ornament Sit and Knit (and 3-D print)

Need ideas for holiday knitting and decorating? Join us for an afternoon of knitting and 3-D printing. Staff will be on hand to demonstrate some nifty knitting patterns for ornaments. We will also be ready to show you how to use the library's 3-D printer downtown to print out the coolest of decorations. 
coat drive

Give a Child a Coat: Share the Warmth

Rosedale Neighborhood Library invites you to join “Give a Child a Coat, Share the Warmth” coat drive! We will be collecting donated gently used or NEW coats and other winter accessories at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library during our operating hours.