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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.

Read In

A Groundbreaking Way to Celebrate Reading

Join us on Saturday, June 15 for Read In, an all-day celebration of reading for pleasure.Sign up for Adult Summer Reading and get a prize!Discover groundbreaking books!Chat about your favorite reads!Enjoy light refreshments!Get suggestions for summer reading!

Spring Into Meditation

David Newcomb, an author and practitioner of meditation for over 36 years, will lead helpful and stimulating workshops for old and new meditators. He will demonstrate the most practical methods of controlling and calming the mind for better meditations and stress reduction.Please join David Newcomb for the following meditation workshops at the Palisades Library:

Miss Christina's April Reading Pick

'Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie'

Julie Sternberg’s Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie takes place in the summer before 8-year-old Eleanor’s third-grade year.  Eleanor is dealing with the loss of her cherished babysitter, Bibi, who moved away to take care of her ill father.  Eleanor’s parents tr

Children's Music Highlights

'The Rough Guide to World Music for Children'

The Rough Guide to World Music for Children is a well-curated compilation of irresistible songs from around the globe.

Poetry Month April 2013

Celebrate 'Poem in Your Pocket Day'

April is National Poetry Month, and is a special time set aside for the enjoyment and appreciation of the art of poetry.'Poem in Your Pocket Day' is a great opportunity to celebrate poetry, so stop by the Palisades Library any time on Thursday, April 18 to select a poem you love.

Job Seekers

New Day for the Drop-in Clinic

The Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic at Palisades Library has changed to a new date and time.Beginning in April, join us each Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to get one-on-one support for the basic activities needed for an online job search.Come by to create an e-mail account, start a resume, work on an online application and much more.

Children's Music Highlights

'Jazz for Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle, and Shake'

Jazz for Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle, and Shake is a family friendly jazz compilation that will appeal to adults and kids of all ages.  It includes familiar favorites like “Old McDonald” and “The Muffin Man” alongside lesser known delights such as “Rag Mop” and

Film Noir Matinee Series

'The Third Man,' 1949

Down-and-out American pulp fiction writer Holly Martins (Joseph Cotton) travels to post-World War II Vienna to take a job offered by old friend Harry Lime (Orson Welles). Upon his arrival, Martins discovers that Lime has been run over by a car.

Miss Christina's March Reading Pick

'Great Wall of Lucy Wu'

Wendy Wan Long Sheng’s  The Great Wall of Lucy Wu  is a familiar-feeling story of Lucy, a sixth-grade Chinese American who loves basketball.