Arts & Crafts

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day Card Making

Friday, February 10, 2017, 3:30 pm

Come celebrate Valentine's Day and make a card for someone special! Appropriate for ages 3+  
Is There A Dog In This Book? by Viviane Schwarz

Doggy Story Time

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 4:00 pm

Enjoy a dog-themed story time, a special craft afterwards, and a showing of the classic film "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey". The film begins at 5 pm, is rated G, and runs for 84 minutes. 

Chinese Folktales & Craft

Friday, January 27, 2017, 4:00 pm

In honor of the Lunar New Year, we'll be reading some Chinese folktales and making dragon puppets and fans while enjoying a Chinese snack. This program is recommended for all ages.
Valentines day, hearts, books

Valentine’s Day Card Craft

Monday, February 13, 2017, 4:00 pm

Kids can get ready for the holiday by making Valentine’s Day cards for friends and family! For ages 4 and up, while supplies last. 

Family Craft

Sunday, January 22, 2017, 2:00 pm

Come do a relaxing winter themed craft with the whole family. This program is recommended for all ages.

Recycled Art and Story

Hear about one creative woman in Gambia who made a huge difference in her community using only plastic bags. Afterward, we'll make our own recycled craft. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up. 
Frog and Toad are Friends

Valentines For Your Pal-entines!

Monday, February 13, 2017, 4:00 pm

Celebrate love and friendship by making a fun craft or card to give to your favorite pal! For kids ages 5 and up and their caregivers.
A large amount of red roses blanket a flat surface.

Valentine's Day Celebration & Card Making

Saturday, February 11, 2017, 12:00 pm

Part of Valentine’s Day is celebrating the ones we love - so bring your loved person to the library on Saturday, February 11, whether they’re a grandparent, a guardian, a friend, a babysitter, a parent, a sibling, or someone else special! 
child writing text in their own home-made book

Make your own comic books!

Friday, February 17, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join us in the children's room to learn how to make your own comic book. Fold paper into your own miniature 8 page book and then draw pictures for your own story. We provide the supplies, you provide the stories!