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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“With My Own Two Hands: Brave and Fearless Children of the Civil Rights Movement”

Friday, February 24, 2017, 3:30 pm

The Northeast Library proudly celebrates Black History Month with the theme “With My Own Two Hands: Fearless Children of the Civil Rights Movement."  On February 24 at 3:30 p.m., we will end Black History Month with a screening of the film Selma, Lord, Selma.
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Women's History month with the Female Re-Enactors of Distinction

Thursday, March 16, 2017, 4:00 pm

Learn about the past to commemorate Women's History Month. The Female Re-Enactors of Distinction will tell the story of women from another time. All ages.
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Women's History Month with the Female Re-Enactors of Distinction

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 1:00 pm

Learn about the past to commemorate Women's History Month. The Female Re-Enactors of Distinction will tell the story of women from another time. All ages.
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Women's History Month with the Female Re-Enactors of Distinction

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 10:30 am

Learn about the past to commemorate Women's History Month. The Female Re-Enactors of Distinction will tell the story of women from another time. All ages.
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Women's History Month with the Female Re-Enactors of Distinction

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 4:00 pm

Learn about the past to commemorate Women's History Month. The Female Re-Enactors of Distinction will tell the story of women from another time. All ages.
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Women's History Month: Amelia Earhart with History Alive!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 4:00 pm

Watch award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung bring history to life! Mary Ann will tell the tale of pioneering pilot Amelia Earhart to help us celebrate Women's History Month. Suitable for all ages.
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Women's History Month: Amelia Earhart with History Alive!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 4:00 pm

Watch award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung bring history to life! Mary Ann will tell the tale of pioneering pilot Amelia Earhart to help us celebrate Women's History Month. Suitable for all ages.
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Women's History Month: Clara Barton with History Alive!

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 4:00 pm

Watch award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung bring history to life! Mary Ann will tell the tale of nurse Clara Barton to help us celebrate Women's History Month. Suitable for all ages.
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Women's History Month: Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley with History Alive!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 7:00 pm

Watch award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung bring history to life! Mary Ann will tell the story of Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley to help us celebrate Women's History Month. Ages 7 & up.

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