Neighborhood Library

The Palisades Neighborhood library closed on Saturday, March 4, 2017 for renovation (estimated re-opening in late Fall 2017).

Squishy Ball Craft

Feeling stressed? Or maybe you just like to squeeze things!April is National Stress Awareness Month, so visit the Palisades Children's Room to make your own squishy ball. Squeeze it when you want to relieve some tension or when you're feeling bored! 

Are You a Poet and Don't Know It?!

National Poetry Month

Ever find yourself rhyming with ease?  Making puns, or otherwise speaking with flare?


Michelangelo is one of the most famous artists of all time. An accomplished painter, sculptor and architect, he is most closely associated with the Vatican.Born in Florence, he spent most of his life in Rome. Everyone who has any interest in Western art aspires to one day see his works in person.In celebration of his birthday, March 6, Palisades Library has a display of books about Michelangelo and his art, including:

Pi Day & Einstein's Birthday

Celebrate on March 14, 2014!

March 14 marks two important events for math and science -- Pi Day and Albert Einstein's Birthday!

Global Lens Film Series

'Life Kills Me'

Join us Wednesday, March 26 at 1:30 p.m. to view Life Kills Me (La Vida Me Mata)

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Born on March 2, 1904, Theodor Seuss Geisel (more commonly known as Dr. Seuss) would have celebrated his 110th birthday this year!  Honor his memory by reading some of his most beloved works. Please visit our new display area to find some of our favorite Dr. Seuss materials (near the Picture Books in the Children's Room)!

T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Moving for Better Balance

Join Susan Lowell, an experienced instructor from, and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art. 

Learn the Art of Collage

Kids' Craft Club: Ages 8-12

Join us after school on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 3:15 p.m. to learn the art of collage!View and discuss examples from famous artists and illustrators such as Eric Carle, Romare Bearden, and Henri Matisse -- then make your own creations!Open to children ages 8-12. 

James Joyce

James Joyce was born in Ireland in February 1882 and is among the most prominent Irish writers.  Joyce is closely associated with Dublin, although he lived most of his life on the European continent.His life and works are celebrated around the world every year on Bloomsday, June 16.  The first publisher of Ulysses was Sylvia Beach, an American expatriate who also owned the Parisian-English language bookstore Shakespeare and Company. Palisades Library is displaying some books by and about James Joyce, including: