Every Hero Has a Story

Every Hero Has a Story Writing Workshop

Join the staff from 826DC for a drop in writing workshop on the theme "Every Hero Has a Story." The workshop will take place 1-3 p.m. in the Children's Room on the Second Floor.  These workshops are recommended for kids ages 6-12.

Petworth Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Petworth Library cordially invites you to a book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Petworth Library in the lower level meeting room.  Join in the fun 1-4 p.m. You'll find terrific bargains, great books for the whole family, and even a special children's section!
Book cover for "Avengers/Invaders" by Jim Krueger.

Free Comic Book Day

Come celebrate Free Comic Book Day; a national event to promote reading for all ages. As long as supplies last on May 2, we’ll be giving away various comics donated by multiple comic book distributors. Comics will be available until the library closes or we run out of books to give away.  Don't forget to browse our fantastic collections of graphic novels and manga that are always available for you to check out!
Dia de los ninos

El Dia de los Ninos

Celebrate El día de los niños during our music time program. Children of all ages and their families are welcome to join us for this special music time to celebrate children, books, learning and literacy and decorate maracas that they can take home.
Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Celebrate the holiday with music, stories, and dancing. This event will take place in our Children's Room on the second floor and is open to children of all ages and their families.  
Image of an open book, and "Every hero has a story" slogan

Last Day of Summer Reading!

Today is the last day of Summer Reading! Stop by the Children's Desk at Palisades Library to get your final prizes -- thanks for participating!
Image of an open book, and "Every hero has a story" slogan

Summer Reading!

Summer Reading is currently ongoing -- don't miss out on all the fun! Stop by the Children's Desk to sign up and get started earning prizes!
Image of an open book, and "Every hero has a story" slogan

Sign up for Summer Reading!

Sign up for Summer Reading, and join us for an action-packed summer! Summer Reading officially begins today, and runs through the end of August. Sign up today, and start earning prizes!
Come to the Halloween Party in the Children's Room

Children's Halloween Party!

Come celebrate Halloween at the library! There will be games, stories, and trick-or-treating. Costumes encouraged! For ages birth to 12. See you there!
Image of a "Top Secret" stamp

Children's Movie

Hiro and his robot Baymax team up with friends to form a band of high-tech heroes!   Rated PG, 102 minutes