Neighborhood Library

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

Information Sources on World Religions

Here are some information sources on different religions of the world:Religions of the WorldWorld Religions: From Ancient History to the Present The World's Religions

Information Sources on Interior Design

Redoing a room?  Downsizing?  Here are some sources about interior design.Design BasicsHouse Beautiful Decorating School Decorating Basics: Styles, Colors, Furnishings

Information Sources on Arts and Crafts

Want to learn a new skill?  Want to learn a new art or craft?  Here are some sources.SewingEvery Sewer's Guide to the Perfect Fit

Information Sources About Native Americans

Researching Native Americans?  Here are some potential sources.BiographiesChief Joseph: Nez Perce Leader Crazy Horse

Creating Good Times

Join the party to chart a program course for the year. What would you like to organize for your friends at the library? Enjoy solving mysteries? Want to creat a digital zine? Be a recording STAR? Come on September 29 at 4pm and make what you want happen. Refreshments will be served.

Speak Easy Salon

The Speak Easy Salon will be meeting Wednesday, September 22 at 3:30 to discuss Jessica Stern's thought provoking article "Mind Over Martyr: How to Deradicalize Islamist Extremists" in Foreign Affairs, Jan/Feb 2010. Join us for a relaxed and stimulating discussion of a topic affecting our lives. Cool teas and pastries will be served. Copies of the article are at the Circulation Desk.

"The Red Umbrella"

Join us in the discussion of Christina Diaz Gonzalez's powerful novel The Red Umbrella about the experiences of her family during the Cuban revolution. At that time, a number of Cuban families made the heart rendering decision to send their children to live with strangers in the United States. The group will be meeting Monday, September 20 at 4pm.  

Arrrrgh! Ahoy, Good Reads!

Ahoy, ye mateys! Talk Like a Pirate Day approaches quicker than a pair of landlubbers to a beach. So in order to fully commemorate this very solemn holiday, I have assembled a scurvy bunch of seafaring tales for ye. So slap on your eye patch and peg leg for a salty barrel full of pirate fun.

Palisades Neighborhood Library Joins Facebook

Surely, the absence of the Palisades Neighborhood Library from Facebook has left a wide, gaping hole in the internet. Luckily, this void will soon be filled with the creation of the Palisades Library Facebook Page. Not only will this page list our hours and location, it will include notices about special upcoming events, links to book trailers, and links to reviews about new books.

National Book Festival 2010

This year, the National Book Festival will be on Saturday, September 25th.  For more information, please go to  To help you celebrate, Palisades Library has mounted a display of some of the authors who will be at the festival.  Explore some authors who are new to you, celebrate books and reading, and enjoy the festival.