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Junot Diaz and the Art of Writing in Spanglish

Come join this interactive discussion, led by author Aaron Hamburger, who teaches writing at the George Washington University, to explore how Diaz’s inventive use of Spanglish creates a uniquely layered reading experience, resulting in different stories for different readers.
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Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 12:00 pm

New Meeting Space! Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering? Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.  Players will meet from 12 noon until 5 p.m. in the 2nd Floor East Lobby, adjacent to Room 220. Video and card players are welcome. Games are open to adults and teens and tournaments will be held once a year.  So, come one, come all; just come ready.  
District Comics

Palisades Book Club

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Palisades Book Club.  In celebration of DC Reads, we will be discussing District Comics, edited by Matt Dembiski, at Palisades Library, on Tuesday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m.  Please join us!
3D printer

Crafty Bastards

The Library will have a booth at this year's Crafty Bastards, located at Union Market! Join us as we make buttons and awesome things on our 3D printer! Sign up for a library cards and learn about free maker programs at the library.
S Street Rising

History Book Club

Monday, April 3, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join History Book Club as we discuss S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption In D.C. by Ruben Castaneda.
The Witches

History Book Club

Monday, March 6, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join History Book Club as we celebrate Women's History Month by reading The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff.
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Yoga Mondays

Monday, November 7, 2016, 10:30 am

Take the colder months in stride with the help of various forms of gentle yoga. After several requests we were able to expand the class schedule. Each class is 75 minutes long and will be seated on a first-come, first served basis. Please bring your own yoga mat.
Drawing Basics

Drawing Basics - FULL

Friday, October 28, 2016, 3:00 pm

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High Noon Book Club

High Noon Book Club will be discussing Widowmaker, a novel by Paul Doiron on Monday October 3 at 12 noon in Room B.
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Adult Coloring

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:30 pm

Join us monthly for these relaxed coloring sessions. We will provide the coloring sheets and colored pencils, though personal supplies are welcome as well. The sessions will last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Questions? Email