Neighborhood Library

November Is American Indian Heritage Month

Interested in learning more about Native American culture?  History?  Leading figures?  In celebration of American Indian Heritage Month, Palisades Library has mounted a book display about Native Americans.  Some suggested sources:Plague of Doves 

Some Holiday Films to Get You in the Spirit

Please join us at Palisades Library for the following movies.  All movies are free and begin at 4 pm.Thursday, November 18, We're No Angels (1945); not ratedThursday, December 2, The Dead; PGThursday, December 9, The Shop Around the Corner; not ratedThursday, December 16, The Bishop's Wife; not ratedThursday, December 30, Holiday Inn; not ratedThursday, January 6, Christmas in Connecticut (1945); not rated

Teen Ghost Theater Halloween Party

Come in on Tuesday, October 26 at 4pm wearing your favorite sheet to star in a RIP thriller. Scripts will be provided as well as ghoulish treats. Harmonize with your fellow ghosties in a scary Karaoke Sing-Along. Accompany yourselves to the beat with a Rain Stick you decorated Halloween style.

Speak Easy Salon: Looking Back

The featured author of the DC Public Library Read-In will join the Speak Easy Salon for a discussion of her essay "Seven Days in May" and "The Untimely Demise of the Other Frank Sinatra" by Dan Seiters, in When Last on the Mountain: The View from Writers over 50. Copies of the stories are available at the reference desk. Please join us for great conversation and good food on Thursday, October 28 at 3:30pm.

"Reading" in the Digital Age

On October 2, join us at 11am for french pastries and coffee while viewing a demonstration of the new E-readers such as the Kindle and the Nook and learn how to download audiobooks from the DC Public Library catalog.

Read-In: Teen Reader's Theater

On October 2 at 3:30pm, join the drama of Reader's Theater by reading a part of a thrilling short tory. Spotlight your favorite books by doing a book collage and having your photo taken with your artwork. Creative edibles and drinks served.

Speak Easy Salon

Celebrate the pleasure of reading on October 2 at 1:30 p.m. with journalist Marsha Dubrow. She will read an excerpt from her essay "Seven Days in May" in the newly published anthology, When Last on the Mountain: The View from Writers over 50. Refreshments will be served.

Information Sources on World Religions

Here are some information sources on different religions of the world:Religions of the WorldWorld Religions: From Ancient History to the Present The World's Religions

Information Sources on Interior Design

Redoing a room?  Downsizing?  Here are some sources about interior design.Design BasicsHouse Beautiful Decorating School Decorating Basics: Styles, Colors, Furnishings

Information Sources on Arts and Crafts

Want to learn a new skill?  Want to learn a new art or craft?  Here are some sources.SewingEvery Sewer's Guide to the Perfect Fit