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.
Amigurumi Two!

Clever Crafting

Amigurumi Part One: crocheted dolls and creatures

I admit it. I am a librarian and I like to crochet and knit.

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The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense

Learn strategies for handling difficult situations and emotions

When you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you're in control. The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense teaches strategies for handling difficult situations and emotions without resorting to name-calling, swearing, or other verbal pitfalls. Join us Monday, May 11 at 2 p.m. Susan Lowell will lead the class.


Clever Crafting

Needle felting basics and fun projects

Looking for a new hobby that's fun, creative and involves jabbing things with pointy needles? Look no further! Needle felting is a fun fiber arts hobby that has less of a learning curve than other types of felting, as it doesn't involve soap and water and is much less complicated than knitting or crocheting.

Awareness, Balance, Relaxation

T'ai Chi

Awareness, balance, relaxation

Join us Tuesday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. to practice the art of T'ai Chi, a gentle mind-body exercise. Instructor Susan Lowell of Tenleytown T'ai Chi will lead the class.

Dwane Starlin

Save the Date

'An Evening with Robert Frost'

Save the date!  Palisades Library will be hosting "An Evening with Robert Frost," a one-man show presented by Dwane Starlin, on Tuesday, April 28, at 7 p.m.  Please join us for this National Poetry Month program.

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Village Book Club

'The Children Act'

Join us Thursday, May, 7 at 1:30 p.m. to discuss The Children Act by Ian McEwan.

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Palisades Village Book Club

'Gray Mountain' by John Grisham

The Palisades Village Book Club will be discussing Gray Mountain by John Grisham on Thursday, April, 2 at 1:30 p.m.

People doing T'ai Chi

T'ai Chi

Relaxation, balance, awareness

Come join us for a T'ai Chi class Tuesday, April, 14 at 7:30 p.m. Experienced instructor Susan Lowell from Tenleytown T'ai Chi will lead the class.

101 Things You Didn't Know About Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Man of Mystery

Considering that William Shakespeare is one of the most influential authors in English literature, remarkably little is known about him.  It would be incredibly difficult to steal his identity!  For more informaton about Shakespeare and his cultural significance, see the following titles, some of which are on display at Palisades Library.

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Thank you, Winter Readers!

Thank you to all who participated in the second annual Palisades Winter Readathon!  The Readathon started on January 11 and ended on February 28, with children from 24 different schools reporting 962 hours of reading time!  We hope that everyone had as much fun as we did, and that you'll join us for future programs at Palisades Library. Keep on reading, and we'll see you at the library!