Palisades
Neighborhood Library

Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 2:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers, these 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be on their caregiver's lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have an adult with them.
Tai Chi Pose

Tai Chi with Norman

Friday, August 9, 2019, 2:00 pm

In partnership with Iona Senior Services, the DC Office on Aging, and Around Town DC, Palisades Library will be offering Tai chi with Norman Greene, who has been teaching Tai chi to all age groups since 1985, and is also an artist. Tai chi chan can help strengthen balance, posture, memory and patience. The single movements of Tai chi can help us enjoy ourselves by slowing down and enjoying the moment. It is fun and helps the meditative practice. This class is intended for DC residents age 60 or older. Please bring your own water bottle.
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Gearin' Up Bike Repair Pop Up

Sunday, August 11, 2019, 2:00 pm

Need to dust off that bike sitting in the garage? Gotta fix that flat tire? Visit Gearin' Up Bicycles at a neighborhood library near you to receive free basic bike repair and maintenance. Limit one adult bicycle or two children's bicycles per customer. For a complete list of Gearin' Up Bike Repair Pop Up dates and locations at DC Public Libraries click here
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Toddler Story Time

Monday, August 12, 2019, 10:30 am

These 20 to 30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills and a love for books. It is a great time for very young children to socialize with others and be prepared to start school. Children ages 18-36 months are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups are encouraged to participate in the program along with the children.      
Brothers Karamazov

Moveable Feast Classics Book Club

Monday, August 12, 2019, 2:00 pm

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club. We will be meeting at Georgetown Library on Monday, August 12, at 2:00 pm to discuss Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.  Please join us.
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, August 12, 2019, 2:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers, these 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be on their caregiver's lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have an adult with them.
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Yoga

Monday, March 11, 2019, 7:00 pm

Palisades Library is pleased to be hosting a free yoga class on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. beginning on Jan.28. This class is suitable for all levels. Please bring a yoga mat.
Summer Challenge: Read 20 minutes a day every day

Summer Challenge in the Children's Room

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 4:00 pm

Summer Challenge is singing, talking, reading and playing every day. Come to the library for a summer challenge event every Tuesday at 4 p.m. from June 4 - August 20.  Check the calendar of events in the children's room for more details.  Make reading a daily habit.  Make visiting your library a weekly habit.  Make collecting your prizes a monthly habit.  For children ages 3 - 10.
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Play Chess at Palisades

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 5:00 pm

Are you interested in learning to play chess, or improving your skills? And are you between 6 and 14 years old? Come on Tuesday at 5 pm to the Palisades Library, where we will host meetings of a new chess club, under Coach Vaughn Bennett, courtesy of the Friends of the Palisades Library. All skill levels are welcome, but please adhere to the age range suggested by the coach (6 -14).
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 10:30 am

These 20 to 30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities designed to help develop your child’s language skills and a love for books. It is a great time for very young children to socialize with others and be prepared to start school. Children ages 18-36 months are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities, and their grownups are encouraged to participate in the program along with the children.   

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