Neighborhood Library

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

Groundbreaking Reads

Join us on Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to celebrate Adult Summer Reading 2013.We will be drawing a name for the winner of a Kindle. Other prizes will be given out and light refreshments will be served.

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Join us every Wednesday 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to get one-on-one support for basic activities in an online job search.Create an email account;Start a resume;Create a account.First-come, first served.

A Book That Shaped Me

The Library of Congress is sponsoring its annual summer writing contest. "A Book That Shaped Me" encourages rising fifth- and sixth-graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives. All DC Public Libraries are participating in this program.

Yoga and Meditation

Join us on Saturday, Aug. 3 and Saturday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. for Yoga and Meditation with Debbie Bennett.

Children Celebrate Folk!

Did you know that the Smithsonian Folklife Festival begins on June 26? This free festival, held every summer on the National Mall, celebrates several U.S. and foreign cultures each year with music, crafts, food and demonstrations of practical skills.

Travel Guides

"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan SontagCome and check out our new travel guides at the Palisades Library.

Meditation for Healthy Living

Join us on Thursday, June 6 and June 13 at 7 p.m. for Meditation with Karin Silverman

The Great Read-In Edible Storytime!

Do you like reading? Do you like eating? If so, then join us for a special family-friendly story time filled with both on Saturday, June 15 at 2 p.m.No, we won't be eating the books or reading the food. We will be reading the books and then eating snacks we make based on the books we read. 

Miss Christina's May Reading Pick

‘Melonhead and the Vegalicious Disaster’

Local author Katy Kelly’s book, Melonhead and the Vegalicious Disaster  , will please many children of the D.C.