Neighborhood Library

Palisades Book Club

Please join us to discuss Parrot and Oliver in America by Peter Carey.Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the small meeting room

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic, Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Get one-on-one support for basic activities in an online job search including how to:• Create an email account• Write a resume• Fill out an online application• Learn about the job seeking process• Create a account

Experiments with Static Electricity

The room was charged with electricity last week as young scientists harnessed the power of static.About 20 participants met for an array of experiments testing the reactions of different objects to static electricity. To start out with, they charged up their balloons by rubbing them back and forth on their heads.

Palisades Book Club

A Second Chance at Love

The Palisades Book Club will meet to discuss Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson, Tuesday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the small meeting room.

Palisades Film Club

Please join us to view the film, The Help. Thursday, February 9, at 4:15 pm.

Adult Discussion Group of Teen Literature

Join Us for "Beauty Queens" by Libba Bray

Can a dozen beauty queens stranded on a deserted island survive? Discover how these Barbie Doll-types transform into a fighting force when faced with an evil female despot.  Read and become smitten with Bray's satirical prose set in the framework of reality television.Join us on Monday, January 30, at 4 p.m. Refreshments served.

Speak Easy Salon

Take a Wild Fantastical Ride

Join the Speak Easy Salon on Wednesday, January 18, at 3:30 p.m. to discuss The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater. This is a fast-paced tale laced with romance, danger and the fantastical. Readers of the book rave about the writing and plot.Enjoy great conversation, food, and fun.

Tweens Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A Birthday Party with Song and Word Art

Honor the life of Dr. King at a birthday party on Wednesday, January 11, at 3:30 p.m. Join noted tenor Jackson Caesar in singing memorable music from the Civil Rights Movement.  Consider how Dr. King's speeches caused change by making a word collage from the "I Have a Dream Speech" and the Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech.Enjoy friends and refreshments!

Escape from the Winter Blues with the Palisades Book Club

              Please join us Tuesday, January 17, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss of Bel Canto by author Ann Patchett, winner of the Pen/Faulkner Fiction Award 2002.

Selecting Audio Books for Holiday Travels

The winter holidays are here and bring plenty of travel opportunities with them. But how to while away the countless hours it takes to get to the destination? Nerves become frazzled, arguments ensue and then you're stuck with a crying tantrum in a seat belt. Audiobooks are a great solution to the back seat rabble.