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.
dog reading

Family Story Time/ Paws to Read

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10:30 am

Children and families are invited to family story time -- including stories, songs, and other early learning activities -- with a very special guest: Pepper the dog! Children will have the opportunity to meet and interact with the library's best canine pal, and newly independent readers can practice reading to Pepper after story time.
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Friday, August 18, 2017, 10:00 am

Traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa are presented with authentic costumes for each island. You will be up on your feet as they teach you some Polynesian dances. 
Pacific Rhythm

Pacific Rhythm

Thursday, June 8, 2017, 4:30 pm

Traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands and Samoa are presented with authentic costumes for each island. You will be up on your feet as they teach you some Polynesian dances. 
jazz

CELEBRATION OF JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH--MUSIC MAKING PROGRAM

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 4:30 pm

Making music
MIC

OPEN MIC NIGHT

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 5:00 pm

We are having an Open Mic available  To ALL POETS, SINGERS, and RAPPERS You will get 3 minutes to show off   show off your talent!   We would love to see what you are made of. Remember to keep it clean!   All are welcome.     To Sign Up please call  202-727-5012  ask for Ms. Kat  
Poetree

Poetry Reading and Making

Saturday, April 15, 2017, 3:30 pm

Come spend time at West End Library to celebrate Poetry Month! We welcome all sorts of creativity and will be sharing funny poems. Appropriate for ages 4+
paper plate umbrella

Paper Plate Umbrella Craft

Friday, April 28, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us at West End Library to make your own umbrella, think about Earth Day, and keep out of reach from April Showers! Appropriate for ages 3+
Secret Life of Pets

Monthly Family Film

Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 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 "The Secret Life of Pets". Find out what happens in this hilarious comedy as we see Max, a terrier, have his favorite-pet status turned upside-down when his owner takes in a stray named Duke.
Music Hour

Music and Social Hour

Friday, April 7, 2017, 10:00 am

Come meet other local parents and caregivers. Listen to music and share tips or chat about interests! Appropriate for adults accompanied by children of infant age and older!

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