Neighborhood Library

Takeout service available Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Closed from 2 - 3 p.m.every day for sanitizing.

American Girls Book Club: "Meet Molly"

While her father is away fighting in World War II, Molly finds her life full of change as she eats terrible vegetables from the victory garden and plans revenge on her brother for ruining her Halloween. 

Upcoming Author Visit: Rachel Wildavsky

Tuesday, April 12, at 4 p.m., mystery and intrigue will come to Palisades Neighborhood Library with a visit from author Rachel Wildavsky.

Teen Book Share

Gather Tuesday, April 5, at 3:30 p.m. to discuss female heroines you most admire.The featured book is Warriors Don't Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals. This is her triumphant tale of courage in being part of the "Arkansas 9" who struggled to integrate Central High in 1957.Join us for a lively discussion and refreshments.

Teen Literature Adult Book Discussion Group

Please join the group on April 4 at 3:30 p.m. to discuss A Bone from a Dry Sea by Peter Dickinson.This is a time travel story about human evolution, with a distance of four million years between the two protagonists.  Discover the suspenseful and insightful writing of Peter Dickinson with us.Refreshments will be served.

Free Film

You are cordially invited to a free showing of the movie Pillow Talk, starring Rock Hudson and Doris Day, at Palisades Library, on Thursday, March 17, at 4 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served.

50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps

The Peace Corps was founded 50 years ago this month. It was the brainchild of President John Kennedy, and was created by the late Sargent Shriver, President Kennedy's brother-in-law.  Thousands of American volunteers have served in the Peace Corps all over the world.  For more information about the Peace Corps, visit the display at Palisades Library.  You might also be interested in the following books:

Poetry Contest

Test your pen in our Palisades Neighborhood Library Poetry Contest in honor of National Poetry Month. All entries will be displayed at the Poetry Carnival at the library in April. At the carnival, two winners  (one in ages 6-9 and one in ages 10-12) will be presented with a blank book and quill pen as a prize from the contest.Entries will be judged on the following points: Your poem fits the format that you have chosen. For example: if you wrote a haiku poem, the syllables in the lines must follow the 5-7-5 pattern.

Free Movie

You are cordially invited to a free showing of To Have and Have Not, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, at Palisades Library, on Thursday, March 10, at 4 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served.