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Monthly Movie for Children and Families

Our monthly film is happening again for children and families!  We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 4 and older. This month's film is "Into the Woods". Please join us!
PCs for Dummies by Dan Gookin

Thursday Computer Classes at Southwest Library

You are cordially invited to attend the Thursday computer classes from 1 - 3 p.m. at the Southwest Library.  Each week, a different computer related subject is presented.  November classes include Microsoft Excel (Nov. 3) and Microsoft Powerpoint (Nov. 17).  Please note that classes are not scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10 or Thursday, Nov. 24. 
Regional Office Is Under Attack

Capitol Hill Reads - The Regional Office is Under Attack

In a world beset by amassing forces of darkness, one organization - the Regional Office - and its coterie of super-powered female assassins protects the globe from annihilation. November's title is The Regional Office is Under Attack - a humorous piece of speculative fiction. Come join the fun!


Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6:30 pm

Please join us for yoga at the Southwest Library - now twice every week! On Tuesday evenings, Jen DeMayo of Yoga District will lead class, and on Thursday nights, Rosemary grant will teach. The class is free and no registration is required. All levels welcome. Mats and props are provided by the Friends of the Southwest Library.
Woman typing on typewriter

Writers Working: The Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 7:00 pm

The Petworth Library holds a biweekly writer's workshop. To inquire about the workshop please send an email to or call 202-645-1187.   

Adult Book Club

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us in celebration of Black History Month with special selections for February's Adult Book Club on Thursday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m.
adult coloring pattern

Color that Stress Away!

Are you looking for a way to relax?  Have you wondered about the hot trend of adult coloring?  Are you looking for something to do with your teens?  Palisades Library will be having an adult/teen coloring program on Thursday, October 27, at 7 p.m.  Use our supplies or bring your own. If you have suitable relaxing music, please bring it.  Come join us!
Tender is the Night

Moveable Feast Classics Book Club

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club.  We will be discussing Tender is the Night, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, at Palisades Library, on Tuesday, November 1, at 1 pm.  Please join us!

Online Resources 101: Job & Career Accelerator

Did you know that with your DC Public Library card grants you access to dozens of FREE online resources specifically catered to jobseekers?

Palisades Library Renovation Community Meeting

Come see how your library renovation is shaping up. The design team will share the latest floor plans and the updated project timeline.  visit for more info.