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Summer Reading Finalé: Ice Cream Social

Celebrate your summer reading accomplishments and enjoy ice cream.
Pokemon

Gotta Catch 'Em All!

Join in the Pokemon Go craze, and catch some Pokemon at Palisades Library when you come to pick up Summer Reading prizes! We'll be placing lures to attract wild Pokemon for two hours between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Stop by the library to catch 'em all! Summer Reading is ongoing, from now until August 26, with prizes available for all ages!
Pokemon

Gotta Catch 'Em All!

Join in the Pokemon Go craze, and catch some Pokemon at Palisades Library when you come to pick up Summer Reading prizes! We'll be placing lures to attract wild Pokemon for two hours between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Stop by the library to catch 'em all! Summer Reading is ongoing, from now until August 26, with prizes available for all ages!
Image of smiling lizard

Live Reptile Show!

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with a live reptile show! Join us and learn about twelve different reptiles in an interactive program from My Reptile Guys DC. This one-hour program will be followed by a reptile petting zoo, where children can touch and hold the animals! This program is provided with support from Friends of the Palisades Library.  Thank you, Friends!  
Go For the Gold Clip Art

Summer Reading, through Aug. 26th!

There's still time to sign up for Summer Reading and log your activities at dclibrary.org/summerreading!  Summer Reading runs from now until August 26th, and it is the perfect incentive to get your child reading.
Runner crossing finish line with books

End of Summer Reading Party

Celebrate summer reading accomplishments with activities and action games! Event will take place in the Children's Room.  Ages 0-12   
Rajan Sedalia's caricature page

Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party/Back to School Celebration

It's time for summer reading wrap-up and to celebrate going back to school!  Come and have fun with special guest local artist Rajan Sedalia. He will be drawing caricatures for the children. We will have a games table, a crafts table, a Library Information table, and snacks. For all ages.
Chuck Brown Day

Library Takeout at The 2nd Annual Chuck Brown Day & Book Bag Giveaway

Join DCPL staff at the 2nd Annual Chuck Brown Celebration and Book Bag Giveaway with the Chuck Brown Band, Plunky & Oneness and Secret Society. Visit the UNI, our mobile library bookshelf, to check out a book, learn about The Labs,
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Life-Sized Candy Land

Celebrate the last week of summer vacation and your summer reading accomplishments by visiting the Candy Castle! But first you’ll have to travel through the candy cane forest and avoid Lord Licorice. Stop by to play our life-sized edition of the classic board game. Snacks included! Ages 4+  
Photo of Milkshake performers

Milkshake! Music for Kids

The Grammy-nominated group Milkshake will perform in the Great Hall at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 4. Bring the whole family for a very special musical program!  Call the MLK Children's Room if you have any questions: 202-727-1248 (This program replaces our regularly scheduled story time for babies and toddlers.)

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