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.
Homework Zone

Parklands-Turner Homework Zone

The Parklands Turner Library staff cares about the education and well being of the youth in the community, and invites local school aged children ages 8 to 15 to visit the Parklands-Turner branch library on Wednesdays for a unique study hall opportunity outside of the school classroom. On Wednesday nights the library will establish a calm study environment called The Homework Zone.  It will be availiable from 3:00pm to 5:00pm in the children's area.
Board Games

Board Game Afternoons

Join us for Board Game fun every Friday afternoon in the Georgetown Children's Room!  These games are appropriate for children ages 5 and up.
Board Games

Board Game Afternoons!

Join us for an afternoon of Board Game fun in the Georgetown Children's Room!  These games are appropriate for children ages 5 and up.

Family Story Time

Looking for a fun, family-oriented  storytime? Look no further! Children and their families are encouraged to join us for a lively story in the library. Every Monday at 5pm, come prepared to listen to a story and have fun!   All ages welcome
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Circus Celebration!

On this day in 1884, The Ringling Brothers' Circus opened its flaps for business and since that day circus acts have become a standard form of entertainment for children and adults alike. Popcorn, animals, clowns - what's not to love? (OK, maybe not the clowns.) Join us for a fun afternoon as we read our favorite circus related stories. Stay for our circus-themed craft; it's an event you'll not want to miss. For ages 6 and older.
Wizard of Oz

We're Off to See the Wizard!

Perhaps you’ve seen the movie? Well L. Frank Baum, as you undoubtedly know, is the author of
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Youth Chess Club

Children get to learn how to play from an experienced instructor and participate in friendly games against each other. The instructor will be at Rosedale from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Library Lovers Like to Bike During National Bike Month!

Find out just how many library lovers really like to bike as we celebrate National Bike Month in May 2015! A special bike-to-storytime program is planned in Northeast D.C. and in Northwest D.C., at the beginning and ending of the month!   Saturday, May 2, 9:30-11:30 a.m.: Bicyclists of all ages will meet at Southeast Neighborhood Library by 10 a.m. for a ride to Northeast Neighborhood Library, where we will join other Ward 6 families and enjoy an outdoor celebration with stories, crafts and snacks!

'Wonderstruck' Shadow Boxes

In honor of Brian Selznick's book Wonderstruck, we will be talking about the art of collecting and making our own shadowboxes. We will provide the boxes and some materials to put inside but feel free to bring your own "collections" to display in your box. This program is for ages 6 and older.