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.
Tour de DCPL 2014

Tour de DCPL VI

Every year, to celebrate National Bike Month, a group of library staff, advocates and community members strap on their bike helmets to help the DC Public Library promote environmentally friendly transportation and explore how our libraries connect with the communities they serve. 

Family Craft: Peeps Dioramas

Come and make springtime dioramas with marshmallow peeps! This program is appropriate for children of all ages and families.
Washington Area Bicycle Association

Everyday Biking Workshop with WABA

Ever considered biking to the store to save time? Or biking to work to save money? Or maybe you just want to get out and exercise and be outside more? 
spring egg

Spring Fling Story Time at Chevy Chase Pavilion

Join Chevy Chase librarians for a family Story Time during Spring Fling at Chevy Chase Pavilion. 5355 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC  20015 We will have: Songs  Stories  Dancing   Library books for you to check out with Library Takeout!*  Stay and enjoy the surrounding festivities.  *Library Takeout allows customers to get a library card and check out library materials, in real time, at community events.
Washington Area Bicycle Association

Family Biking Workshop with WABA

Join Kidical Mass organizers and WABA for an interactive workshop on biking with children. We'll go over the ins and outs of family-friendly bikes and equipment, packing, preparation, and riding confidently and comfortably with children. 
Sword in the Stone

Children's Movie

Wart is a humble servant, but with the help of Merlin, he becomes a legendary hero! This film is rated G,with a runtime of 75 minutes.    
Lilo and Stitch

Children's Movie

Lilo is a young Hawaiian girl who makes a very unusual friend.  Join us and celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month!   This film is rated PG, with a runtime of 86 minutes.
The Lorax

Children's Movie

Enjoy a Dr. Seuss classic on the big screen, in honor of Earth Day!     This film is rated PG, with a runtime of 93 minutes.    

Family Movie Sing-Along

Mulan’s father is called to war, but she doesn’t want him to fight. How will she protect him?   This film is rated G, with a runtime of 90 minutes. *Rescheduled due to snow day!