Neighborhood Library

DC Public Library Closed Today

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Make Reading Your Winter Sport

Jan. 12 - Feb. 23

Calling all Adults! Join the Olympic Readathon at the Palisades Library. Make reading your winter sport Jan. 12 to Feb. 23!

Honor the Dream

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream'

Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. to view the film of Dr King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

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.