Neighborhood Library

The Palisades Neighborhood library closed on Saturday, March 4, 2017 for renovation (estimated re-opening in late Fall 2017).

Washington Post Best Books of 2013

Are you looking for something good to read during a cold snap? Do you think you might have missed some really good book? Can you not quite remember the title that your friend suggested? The Washington Post published their

Winter Meditation 2014

With David Newcomb

A New Year's resolution worth keeping. Begin your New Year with a four-part meditation workshop series.Palisades Library is happy to welcome back David Newcomb, author and meditation practitioner of 36 years.  He offers simple, effective meditation techniques that can help you find inner peace. Start the New Year on the right track.

Join the Olympic Readathon!

Earn medals and prizes

Join us in a race to the finish! In celebration of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Palisades Neighborhood Library is hosting an Olympic Readathon for children and teens.

Cookbooks for Everyone

A Holiday Display

Enjoy the diverse tastes of the holiday season.Browse through our cookbooks and try a new recipe for your holiday feast.

Celebrate New Expanded Hours at the Palisades Library

A Variety of Special Events for All Ages


Finish Last-Minute Holiday Gifts

Holiday Crafts and Needlework

Hang out with us on Saturday, Dec. 21, 12-4 p.m. and finish your last-minute holiday gifts.We'll provide the cocoa, cookies, and conversation!Bring your knitting, crochet or other craft projects. Supplies will be available if you haven't started! Need inspiration? Check out these titles.

Global Lens Film Series

'The Fantastic World of Juan Oro'

Join us Tuesday, Dec/ 17 at 6:30 p.m. to view The Fantastic World Of Juan Orol (El Fantastico Mundo de Juan Orol).

Doris Lessing, 1919-2013

Doris Lessing was born in 1919 in what is now Iran. In 1925, her family moved to what is now Zimbabwe.She dropped out of school at 14, left home the following year, and moved to London in 1949. Because of her opposition to apartheid, she was banned from both South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Craft Club

Ages 8-12

Join us for Craft Club and make creative greeting cards for the holiday season!We'll be crafting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 3:15-5 p.m.Ages 8-12 welcome.Looking for some inspiration?  Here are a few great places to look!

Create a Holiday Stocking

If you've ever thought about learning how to sew (but didn't know how start), Pop-up Sewing Project with Chris Cooper is for you. On Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m., learn the basics of sewing by operating a sewing machine to make a Holiday Stocking. All supplies provided. Makes a great gift for any occasion.