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.
Four short films celebrating nature will be shown in the Children's Story Room on the second floor.
Featured are two films based on children's books and two films about life in the ocean.
Suggested age for all films is 2-5.
Join us in celebration of Dorothy I. Height's 103rd birthday with a presentation from Dr. Sandra Jowers- Barber entitled, " A Century of Black Life History, and Culture: 21st century Black Women Still Specialize in the Wholly Impossible"
On Friday, February 20 at 3 p.m., Mature & Motivated presents... "Library Lovers Unite!" This program is planned in observance of Library Lovers Day, which functions as a wonderful opportunity to communicate and enjoy the value of libraries to others including administrators, politicians and lawmakers whose decision-making affects the state and fate of our libraries.
Start Black History Month with a family game time.
Get the “scoop” on Black History: We will play "Famous African Americans J-I-N-G-O” -- a Bingo-style game; it's fun for all ages -- and enjoy information from the pages of What Color is My World?” by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
All ages are welcome.