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.
Wii controllers

Saturday Wii Club

Saturday, March 18, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to play Wii games. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Baby Signs

Baby Sign Language Class

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:30 am

Parents and babies are invited to a special class hosted by an instructor from Gallaudet University. Babies as young as four months can learn to communicate in signs.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Into the Woods

Friday Films: Into the Woods

Friday, March 31, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join us for a film adaptation of the musical, about a baker and his wife who have been cursed by a witch. Includes fairy-tale elements from "Cinderella", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Jack and the Beanstalk", and "Rapunzel". For children ages 8-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   

Read Across America

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 10:30 am

Anacostia Library in partnership with DC Fire and EMS present Read Across America!  In celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, local firefighters will join us to lead a special story time for children.
Kubo and the Two Strings

Friday Films

Friday, March 3, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to watch an animated movie about a young boy who must find his father's magical suit of armor in order to defeat a vengeful spirit.  For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
FREED performers

FREED: Female Re-Enactors of Distinction

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 10:30 am

Celebrate Women's History Month with FREED, a group of female re-enactors portraying freed women and men of the Civil War era who contributed to our history.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
The LEGO Book

Weekend LEGO Club

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 3:00 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to design, create, and build structures with LEGO bricks.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Dr. Seuss

Happy Birthday to You!: A Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 3:30 pm

Do you think BIG thinks? Do you dream BIG dreams? Do you LOVE Dr. Seuss? We do too! So come join us on Wednesday, March 1 at 3:30 p.m. at the Northeast Neighborhood Library for an afternoon of crazy crafts, silly snacks, and goofy games! We will have music, giveaways, conduct a reader’s theater and eat some birthday cake in honor of the man who loved words, rhyming, and imagination. So come on down and celebrate! We hope to see you there!
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:30 am

Experience the culture of the Pacific Islands through music and dance. See traditional dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa performed with authentic costumes and learn some Polynesian dances. All Ages.  

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