Family Programs

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.
Construction paper turkey

Thankfulness Turkey Craft

Friday, November 18, 2016, 4:00 pm

Join West End Interim Library Children’s Room as we detail what we are thankful for this holiday season with an exciting/fun craft! Coloring sheets available for younger children. Appropriate for ages 2+    
film reel

Monthly Movie for Children and Families

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 3:30 pm

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!
Pajama Story Time

Pajama Storytime

Sunday, November 13, 2016, 4:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 10:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Little Red Riding Hood

Hungry Like the Wolf: Re-Tellings of the Red Riding Hood Tale

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 11:15 am

Over the years, Little Red Riding Hood, a story that originated in France and was authored by Charles Perrault, has been adapted and re-told many times. It remains a fascinating tale and the West End Interim Library welcomes families with children ages 3-7 to attend a Kid's EuroFest story-time that will present several versions of the classic tale. The story will become new and exciting again for those who have heard the classic version before, and will be enjoyed by those experiencing it for the first time.    
Thanksgiving Day Crafts

Fun Fall Crafts

Saturday, November 26, 2016, 2:00 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for a fun fall craft. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Halloween PictureCraft Supplies

Halloween "Mask-Making"

Friday, October 28, 2016, 3:00 pm

On the Friday before Halloween, the Northwest One Library will be making holiday masks in the children's room. Join us as we make masks and other cool and spooky crafts. We will have all the supplies you need to make your favorite Character or Super Hero themed masks, or you can feel free to make your very own special designed mask using your Imagination.  
musical instruments

DC Youth Orchestra Instrument Petting Zoo

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 4:30 pm

Musical instrument petting zoos are an opportunity for children to try different musical instruments with the help of DCYOP faculty. Join us for this fun, free event and learn more about how your child can learn a musical instrument at DCYOP. Recommended for ages 5 - 12.