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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Winter Party

Thursday, December 15, 2016, 4:00 pm

Come celebrate the chilly season at a party with stories, crafts, games and a movie at the end. This program is for all ages. 
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Lantern Making Workshop and Holiday Stories

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 4:00 pm

With daylight savings time, it's a great opportunity to craft some lanterns and hear holiday stories about light, including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas. At 5:00 pm, we'll take our finished lanterns outside to light up in Book Hill Park behind the library and enjoy some hot chocolate in the glow of our lanterns. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up.
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Family Craft

Sunday, December 4, 2016, 2:00 pm

Come do a relaxing winter themed craft with the whole family. This program is for all ages.
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Protest Buttons DIY |­­ Dr. King, the March on Washington, and Protest Art

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 3:30 pm

Celebrate King Week with us and honor Dr. King's legacy while advocating for social justice causes. Learn about the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom and the protest art created during this important era in U.S. history.   Make your own advocacy or protest buttons. All supplies provided.   Best for students ages 12-19.  Join us in the Teen Room on the 2nd floor.    

Etiquette for Kids!

The holiday season is upon us, and that means trips to visit family and friends both near and far. We are starting the Holiday season at the Francis Gregory Neighborhood Branch by hosting an etiquette class for children. Each child will learn the basics of etiquette for socializing and sharing a meal with their family and friends. We can't wait to see you there!
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CANCELLED-Write-In for NaNoWriMo

Unfortunately, due to emergency building issues beyond our control, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library is currently closed. NaNoWriMo programming will continue once the library reopens. Come be inspired to write your novel in the posh setting of a classic library. We'll provide a quiet room, coffee, books for inspiration, character sheets and prompts if you get stuck. You provide the words. 
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Write-In for NaNoWriMo

Come be inspired to write your novel in the posh setting of a classic library. We'll provide a quiet room, coffee, books for inspiration, character sheets and prompts if you get stuck. You provide the words. 
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National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week: A Neighborhood Gathering

November 12-20, 2016 is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Join community members as the Tenleytown Library hosts a public neighborhood gathering to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness that affect far too many people in DC.

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