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Summer Reading Block Party

We’ve come to the end of our summer reading program, so let’s party! A block party, that is. Join us on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2-5 p.m., for fun activities and stories and to claim your summer reading prizes! We’ll be set up outside of the library on 7th Street NE between D Street NE and the alley.  Event line up: Get your face painted with cool designs Choose from options of balloon twisting designs Watch guest master storyteller Arianna Ross perform on the patio area 3-4 p.m. Make hero-themed crafts
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Movie Time: Into the Woods

The final installment of our summer "Grown Up Fairytales" film series, Into the Woods explores what happens after "happily ever after."
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Summer Reading Read-A-Thon!

Come read with us from 1 p.m. to 5 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!
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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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Pajama Movie Night

Former super-villain and now super-dad, Gru, is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to save the world with the help of his daughters and tons of yellow minions. View trailer.  Food, blankets and pillows are welcome.  This our last weekly Pajama Movie Night for the summer. Starting in September, this movie night will be held one Thursday evening each month at 6 p.m. 
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Hero Stories on Film: "The Incredibles"

Join us as we watch "The Incredibles." It is the perfect incorporation of our Summer Reading theme, "Every Hero Has a Story!" 
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Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland

Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. Come watch with us in Meeting Room 1 or Check it out here. Rated PG.  
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Reader's Theatre Featuring 'Timothy and the Strong Pajamas'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room for Reader's Theatre.Timothy and the Strong Pajamas by Viviane Schwarz is the featured piece.
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Japan in a Suitcase

Japan-in-a-Suitcase brings traditional toys, clothing, school items, and crafts to encourage a deeper understanding and awareness of Japan and Japanese culture to school children through hands-on activities and demonstrations.     
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Family Movie Afternoon

Palisades Library will be hosting a free showing of the movie Seabiscuit, starring Jeff Bridges.  Please join us, along with your family and friends!

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