Special Event

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.
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2017 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Thursday, June 1, 2017 (All day)

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Thursday, June 1 from 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image on this page on your smartphone OR tell the cashier you are supporting the cause to ensure 50% of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
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Bilingual Story Time in English and Mandarin

Sunday, May 21, 2017, 2:00 pm

Come celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a bilingual Story Time in English and Mandarin Chinese. We will sing songs, hear stories, and enjoy rhymes in both languages. No foreign language experience is required. This program is for all ages.
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English-Mandarin Bilingual Storytime

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 10:30 am

May is Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month. We will host a special English-Chinese Bilingual storytime for children. Everyone is welcome...you don't have to speak Chinese (or English)!  Free and Open to All.
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Banghra/Bollywood Dance Class for Adults

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 7:00 pm

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Take a Banghra/Bollywood dance class to have fun, work out and learn about other cultures. The class is forty-five minutes long, suitable for adults, and free. Teachers from the Dakshina Dance Company will lead the class.
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Banghra/Bollywood Dance Class for Adults

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:00 pm

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Take a Banghra/Bollywood dance class to have fun, work out and learn about other cultures. The class is forty-five minutes long, suitable for adults, and free. Teachers from the Dakshina Dance Company will lead the class.
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English-Chinese Bilingual Storytime

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 2:00 pm

May is Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month. We will host a special English-Chinese Bilingual storytime for children. Everyone is welcome...you don't have to speak Chinese (or English)!
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English-Chinese Bilingual Storytime

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 10:30 am

May is Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month. We will host a special English-Chinese Bilingual storytime for children. Everyone is welcome...you don't have to speak Chinese (or English)!  Free and open to All.
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Chinese/English Bi-lingual StoryTime with Ingrid Lombardo-McCoy

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 10:30 am

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Dorothy I Height Library will host  a bi-lingual story time event with Ingrid Lombardo-McCoy. For  ages 10 and under. This program is free and open to the public.
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Asian Pacific Heritage Month Film Showing: "Together"

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 5:00 pm

For Asian Pacific Heritage Month, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library will be showing the film, together.   A violin prodigy and his father travel to Beijing, where the father seeks the means to his son's success while the son struggles to accept the path laid before him.

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