Neighborhood Library

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.

Rachel Carson's Garden

Speaker Dr. Diana Post

Join us on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. for a Palisades Garden Association program featuring guest speaker, Dr. Diana Post, President of the Rachel Carson Council.

Film Noir Matinee Series

'The Asphalt Jungle,' 1950

This caper noir is directed by John Huston, from a novel of the same name by W.R.

Miss Christina's Pick


Transport yourself into a different time and place in Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, Chickadee. A continuation of the Birchbark House series, which follows an Ojibwe family’s life in 19th-century Minnesota.

Children’s Music Highlights

Elizabeth Mitchell 'You Are My Little Bird'

Elizabeth Mitchell’s album, You Are My Little Bird was released in 2006 by the Smithsonian Folkways.

How to Start Your Own Business

The Business Planning Process

Ambitious to establish your own business, but don’t know where to start?Join us Tuesday, March 19 at 2 p.m. for a training program sponsored by the District of Columbia Small Business Development Center, (DCSBDC) Network.Learn how to create a business plan and discuss why it is needed.

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

Tween Cafe

Recycled Wrist Cuffs

Every month at Palisades Neighborhood Library, we have a Tween Cafe where tweens come enjoy games, crafts, and more!This time around in January we made recycled wrist cuffs.  The children had fun recycling old toliet paper rolls into something fun and new.  Maybe you will see one of us around the library wearing one!

Film Noir Matinee Series

'Gilda,' 1946

This film features an expatriate cardsharp (Glenn Ford), a duplicitous casino owner (George Macready) and the eponymous Gilda (Rita Hayworth) in post-World War II Argentina.