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.
Frozen

Holiday Movie Magic

Saturday, December 31, 2016, 2:00 pm

Join us for a movie break this New Year's Eve!  We'll be showing Frozen Saturday, December 31st, 2 pm.  You bring your blankets and pillows, and we’ll provide the snacks and drinks.  You might just find yourself saying "What is that amazing smell?"  "Chocolate!" All ages. Lower Level Meeting Room  
Winter Party

It's a Winter Wonderland

Monday, December 19, 2016, 5:00 pm

Winter is almost upon us. Come visit the Dorothy I. Height  Neighborhood Library and discover winter magic through fun activities including story time, movies, edible crafts and a winter wonderland village. For all ages. The Winter Village Display begins December 2nd. All programs are free and open to the public.  
Home Alone

Friday Films: Home Alone

Friday, December 23, 2016, 3:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to watch Home Alone, a movie about a boy who is accidentally left home alone while his family goes on vacation, and then must defend his house from burglars. Rated PG. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
snowflake

Children's Holiday Celebration

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 2:00 pm

Join us in the MLK Children's Room for a festive holiday program. Celebrate the season with crafts, stories, games and lots of fun! Children ages 12 and under (and their adults). No registration required.

Civil War Re-enactments featuring the Ladies of FREED

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join the ladies of FREED (Female Re-Enactors of Distinction) as they perform dramatic re-enactments recounting the stories of women of the Civil War era. FREED is an auxiliary organization of the African American Civil War Museum. Their mission is to “educate the public and to promote the accomplishments of the African American Civil War soldiers and the women who supported their fight for freedom.”
wii controllers

Wii Club

Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 4:30 pm

Join us in the Children's Room for fun Wii games. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
The LEGO Book

Saturday LEGO Club

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 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.
Cardboard

Book Club: CARDBOARD

Monday, December 5, 2016, 4:30 pm

Read Cardboard, a graphic novel about a boy who must save his town from magical cardboard creatures, and then come to the Children's Room to discuss the book. For children ages 8-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Finding Dory

Friday Films: Finding Dory

Join us in the Children's Room to watch Finding Dory, an animated movie about a little fish journeying back to her mother and father. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.

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