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.
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Color Club

Join us for some fun, relaxing coloring! We'll provide an array of coloring sheets, markers, and crayons.  Color your favorite Disney princesses, design your own sneakers, relax with a mandala design, and more.  For all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Meet One of Our Community Helpers!

Join us as we welcome a real life community helper! One of DC's finest, a K-9 handler from MPD will be appearing at the library to speak about their job. Come meet an officer and their hard working partner. We'll have a simple craft on hand that you can take home as well as some dog themed books available for checkout.  For ages 5 and up. 
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Mexican Folktales and Crafts

Join us to celebrate Hispanic/Latino Heritage month with stories about Mexican culture and a craft. This program is recommended for ages 4-10. 
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Family Fun Day Sunday Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us during our Family Fun Day Sunday program!
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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. kick-off National Hispanic Heritage Month in the Great Hall with music, dancing, live performances, face-painting and crafts for kids. This event is free and for all ages. Families are welcome! De la 11 a.m. a 4 p.m. venga para celebrar la Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Habrá música, baile, espectáculos en vivo, pintura de la cara, y manualidades para niños. Este evento para la familia es gratis y para todas las edades. ¡Traiga la familia!
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Summer Reading Read-A-Thon!

Come read with us from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., have snacks, and earn time toward your summer reading completion prizes! Remember, when you finish, you earn free food from Chipotle and a book of your choosing! Open to children of all ages!
Stuffed Animal Storytime

Stuffed Animal Storytime

Bring your favorite furry (stuffed) companion and join us for some fun stories! Appropriate for ages 3-5.
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Drop In Water Safety Quiz

Remind Yourself about Swimming Safety for a Fun August! Drop by and test your knowledge! Ages 6+
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Teatro de la Luna

Come celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a theatrical performance for children by Teatro de la Luna. They will be presenting the bilingual English/Spanish play "Chiquititos." Ages 2-5 and their caregivers.