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Summer Reading!

Summer Reading is currently ongoing -- don't miss out on all the fun! Stop by the Children's Desk to sign up and get started earning prizes!
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Sign up for Summer Reading!

Sign up for Summer Reading, and join us for an action-packed summer! Summer Reading officially begins today, and runs through the end of August. Sign up today, and start earning prizes!
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Children's Movie

Hiro and his robot Baymax team up with friends to form a band of high-tech heroes!   Rated PG, 102 minutes While you're at the library, don't forget to sign up for Summer Reading!
Good Foods Healthy Snacks

Spring into Spring: Seasonal vegetables and healthy snacks for kids!

Come learn about healthy eating with a visit from a nutritionist. You may be the lucky winner of a sample bag of delicious healthy snacks provided by Good Food Markets. Best for ages 5 years and up.  

Kid's Night: The Science of Superpowers

Join us for a writing workshop led by 826DC.  This workshop implements a fun, baseline understanding of biology, physics and engineering. Participants will explore the science behind everyday superpowers through experiments inspired by poetry that fit the themes. Delve into the science of superpowers by reflecting on origins, as the we learn about DNA and DNA extraction, experiment with basic engineering skills and construct prototypes, and save the day with an egg drop experiment.
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Celebrate Kids EuroFest with a Danish children's film: The Flame and the Cotton Ball

This week, STEAM Team has gone international!   It may be the last day of this year’s Kids EuroFest, but we’ve still got one “hurra!” left -- we're watching Flammen og vattotten (The Flame and the Cotton Ball).  This award-winning short film from Denmark tells the story of a delightful, and very unlikely, friendship between the two title characters.
50th Anniversary Balloons

Palisades Library Celebrates 50 Years at the V St NW Location!

Join us for Barefoot Puppets, Mark Greek from the Washingtoniana Room, the Sherier Mountain Boys, Palisades Community Band and more to commemorate our 50th anniversary on V Street NW!Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan along with Councilmember Mary Cheh, Friends of Palisades Library, and former Palisades librarians will share remarks beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Beaker Breaker Party!

Did you complete 20 hours of reading for the Beaker Breaker program this summer at Palisades Library?!  Please join us for a special celebration just for you

End of Summer Reading Party!

Come celebrate the completion of Summer Reading with crafts, games, and refreshments.  We'll also draw the winners for the Summer Reading raffles!  Thank you for participating in Summer Reading in the Palisades!

Last Day of Summer Reading!

Today is the official last day of Summer Reading.  If you haven't turned in your reading log, please bring it in and get your prizes!  We'll be drawing winners for our Children's Summer Reading raffles at the End of Summer Reading Party on September 3rd.