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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!

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom Craft

Celebrate Japan's gift with a special craft!

Celebrate Japan's gift of the cherry blossom tree with a craft in the Children's Room. The craft is open to all ages and will take place on Sunday, March 22 at 2:30 p.m. To learn more about the cherry blossoms, visit our display in the Children's Room. Also, be sure to check out D.C.'s National Cherry Blossom Festival! Events start on March 19.  

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day Craft

Start your week with a lucky craft!

Please join us on Sunday, March 15 at 2:30 p.m. in the Children's Room for St. Patrick's Day crafts! This craft is open to children of all ages! Want to learn about the history of St. Patrick's Day and read other lucky stories? Visit our St. Patrick's display in the Children's Room! Feeling extra lucky? Check out the various St. Patrick's Day events happening in the D.C. metro area!


Purim Craft

Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim at the Palisades Library! Join us in the Children's Room on Sunday, March 1 at 2:30 p.m. for a Purim craft! Want to learn more about Purim? Visit our display of Purim books, located in the Children's Room! Craft is open to all ages.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Craft

The Chinese New Year is on Feb.19 this year, but that doesn't mean you have to stop celebrating! Join us in the Children's Room on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 2:30 p.m. for a special Chinese New Year craft! Learn more about this holiday by checking out our collection of Chinese New Year books on display. To find out about Chinese New Year events taking place in the D.C. metro area, click here! This craft is open to all ages.

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Craft

Get a head start on your Mardi Gras celebration at the Palisades library! Join us on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 2:30 p.m. for a special Mardi Gras craft in the Children's Room. All ages are welcome to participate and to check out our display of Mardi Gras and Easter books!

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day Crafts

Please join us on Sunday, Feb. 8 at 2:30 p.m. for Valentine's Day crafts! While you're visiting, be sure to browse our Valentine's Day display. Take some books home and share the love of reading with your friends and family. This craft is open to all ages!

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Celebrate Black History Month with Uncork'd Art!

Create your African American art-inspired masterpiece!

Join us for a Just-For-Fun paint party in celebration of Black History Month! Create your own African American Art inspired masterpiece with Uncork'd Art at your library.   According to Uncork'd Art's manager, A.J. Francis, "Uncork’d Art’s first priority is to ensure that everyone has a fun night (or day) out!  Our “Just For Fun” session is exactly how it sounds …. JUST-FOR-FUN!  Fun Night, Great Art, and Something different to try!"