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.

Teen Lounge

Looking for a place to hang out with your friends, have a snack, and unwind after school? Need homework help?  A librarian will be available. Teens 13-19 are welcome to relax in our lower level meeting room on Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m.  
Sensory friendly movie for kids

Saturday Cinema

Saturday, January 7, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join us in Teen Space to watch a different documentary on the first Saturday of each month. This month, we show the PBS documentary A Ripple of Hope, available through the library's e-content resource InstantFlix. Ages 13-19.
Smash Brothers Wii Logo

Super Bros. Smash Showdown for Teens

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 4:00 pm

Play Super Smash Brothers a lot? Better than all your friends? Test your skills at the Teen Super Smash Brothers tournament!  Join us in the Southeast Library meeting room on December 7 at 4 p.m. and go head-to-head with other players and see who comes out on top!   


Are you on the money? Play to win the 3 parts of BUDGET WAR$: Make the most money at the end of a year! Plan your life using some real-world numbers!  Find the best items at the lowest prices despite all obstacles!        
Ziggy Marley and Family Cookbook

Feeder's Advisory : A Book Club for Those Who Love Food

Monday, December 19, 2016, 7:00 pm

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes?

Winter Party

Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 5:00 pm

Join us for cookie decorating, ornament making, festive music, and the chance to create your own personal snow! For children, teens, and parents. Sponsored by the Shepherd Park Library Teen Advisory Board and the Friends of the Shepherd Park Library
DC Punk Archive Library Basement Show

DC Punk Archive Library Basement Show: Des Demonas, Chill Parents & Homosuperior

The DC Punk Archive Library Basement Show presents Des Demonas, Chill Parents and Homosuperior. Come early and check out the Punk and Go Go Photo Exhibit in the Great Hall (through Dec. 2nd). 
coloring pattern

Color That Stress Away

Thursday, December 29, 2016, 7:00 pm

Do you need to take a deep breath after the holidays?  Join us at Palisades Library on Thursday, December 29, at 7 p.m. for a coloring program.  We'll have all of the supplies.  If you have some appropriate music, please bring it.  Join us and bring a friend.
Weekly ALATeen Meeting

Weekly Alateen Meeting

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 3:00 pm

Alateen is a support program for teenagers who are affected by the drinking and related problems of a parent, family member or friend. It is not AA for teens. It is a safe place for teens to gather & share their experiences, strength and hope. This program is free and for ages 13-18. All are invited to join us. Find out more at: www.alateenmddc.com