Children

Despicable Me 2

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. 
the_incredibles

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!" 
Alice in Wonderland Poster

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.  
"Timothy and the Strong Pajamas" book cover

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.
Japan

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.     
Seabiscuit

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!
picture of truck farm with kids DC Central Kitchen logo

Truck Farm

The Truck Farm is a traveling, edible exhibit that allows D.C.’s urban youth to really “dig in” to the source of the food that fuels their growing bodies and minds. In partnership with the  United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) People’s Garden, DC Central Kitchen’s Truck Farm visits youth agencies and schools to deliver interactive and educational lessons about the benefits of nutritious produce. Join us to learn about yummy plants and see how they can be used.  Each session will include a tasting! Open to children ages 6-18.  
DC Healthy School Act logo

Healthy Schools Act Storytime

The Healthy Schools Act (HSA) Storytime uses language arts as a method to not only promote literacy, but also to teach nutrition, encourage physical activity, and healthy eating for children ages 3—5.
DC Healthy School Act logo

Healthy Schools Act

The Healthy Schools Act (HSA) Storytime uses language arts as a method to not only promote literacy, but also to teach nutrition, encourage physical activity, and healthy eating for children ages 5—8.    
Visual Artist Karen

3-D Art Workshop for Children

Create handmade book sculptures and other 3-D projects in this hands-on workshop with artist, Karen Brown. For ages 6-12

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