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.
Pumpkin

Halloween Party

Celebrate Halloween in the Children's room with a play, craft, and games! Ages 0-12.
Nino Wrestles the World

Niño Wrestles the World: Read and Craft

Join us for a reading of Niño Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales and learn about lucha libre, a theatrical style of professional wrestling popular in Mexico and other Spanish-speaking countries. Then get crafty and create your own luchador masks! 
Halloween picture of owl and cat

Halloween Storytime

What was that sound! Was it coming from the library? Why yes, it's our terrifyingly fun Halloween themed family storytime.  Dress up in your favorite costume and listen to some spooktacular stories. We'll have a simple craft afterwards that you can take home. No tricks but plenty of treats! For all ages. 
Picture of banner saying happy halloween

Halloween Costume Karaoke and Craft

No need to scream or growl if your looking for something fun to do on Halloween! Join us for some ghastly themed music as we sway to a terrifying beat. Join us in the children's room for some karaoke and a simple craft. You can dress in your favorite costume or come as you are. For ages 6 and up. 
Ghost cartoon

Special Halloween Spooky Storytime Costume Contest

Join us for an extra spook-tacular program at the West End Library! There will be a slightly scary storytime and a Costume Contest with prizes! Appropriate for ages 0-5.
Caregivers and Parents

Afternoon Caregiver Conversation

Join other parents and childcare givers for a discussion about a childcare related article available for pickup at the West End Children's Desk throughout October. Adults are the focus, but children are also welcome.
Cars Toons Mater's Tall Tales

Drive In Theatre

Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us in the Children's Room to build a box car and watch a short movie.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Martha Stewart's Crafts for Kids

Create Club

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for arts & crafts activities.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
wii controllers

Wii Club

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play Wii games.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  

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