Family Programs

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.
coking demo

Book-it-to-Health: Healthy Cooking Demonstration

Join on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 for Book-it-to-Health! At past sessions, participants have enjoyed healthy snacks for children, pumpkin chili, ratatouille, bean and collard soup, kale salad, sweet potato salad, herb salad, chicken creole gumbo soup, and other healthy dishes. Participants learned how to read labels for nutritional content, compared alternatives to high fat and cooking with no or little salt, the impact of sugar and additives on health and discussed many other health concerns and issues related to diet.
Image of actress Mary Ann Jung performing as Dr. Sally Ride

Sally Ride: Shoot for the Stars!

In 1983 aboard the space shuttle Challenger, Sally Ride became America's first female astronaut. What was it like to be our first woman in space?  How do you eat, sleep, and work in zero gravity?  
Image of actress Mary Ann Jung performing as Dr. Sally Ride

Sally Ride: Shoot for the Stars!

In 1983 aboard the space shuttle Challenger, Sally Ride became America's first female astronaut. What was it like to be our first woman in space?  How do you eat, sleep, and work in zero gravity?  
BTST

Wonderful Ones

Join us for songs, books and more! A program for children 12-24 months. Registration required. Visit or call to sign up.
nintendo controller

Game Night

Sports, dancing, or a little MarioKart? Bring your friends and your A-game for a night of Wii gaming, pizza and snacks. Or bring your homework if you need some help from your friends or your favorite librarian. Thursday nights upstairs in the Folio bookstore. All teens, tweens and kids 8 and older are welcome from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Music Time photo

Toddler Dance Party

Music and dancing for the whole family!
craft supplies

Family Craft Night

Arts and crafts for children of all ages.
Black history month clip art

Family Craft

Join us for a seasonal family craft in the Georgetown Children's Room.  In February, we will do a craft centered around Black History Month.  This program is appropriate for families with children 3 and up.
Black History Month resource book

African-American History Month Celebration!

Does your child want to learn about Martin Luther King, Jr.? Rosa Parks? The Honorable Thurgood Marshall? Jackie Robinson? Children will be invited to re-enact famous scenes from African-American History and will learn about these individuals and much more! Families are welcome to attend. 

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