Friends of the Library

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
Block Party

3rd Annual Neighborhood Block Party

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 1:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon celebrating the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World! This year's party will feature games, snacks (slushies!!), surprises, music performances, and more.   Open to all ages. From 1 - 4 p.m. in front of the library on 7th Street NE. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Northeast Library.   P.S. Do you have some old puzzles you no longer use? Maybe you'd like one of ours? Look for the Puzzle Swap table at the Block Party.

"Know Your Neighborhood" Bike Tour - Woodridge & Brookland Neighborhoods

Celebrate National Bike Month and join fellow neighbors and library staff for a family-friendly bike tour of DC's Woodridge and Brookland neighborhoods.

Friends of the Northeast Library Used Book Sale

Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10:30 am

The next Friends of the Northeast Library Used Book Sale will be held on Saturday, June 10.  Starting at 10:30 a.m. and going till early afternoon, come browse the tables of books and support your library.  Proceeds benefit Northeast Library programs and supplies.   If you can volunteer to help set up or work the sale, contact Heather at the library at 202-698-0058.  Thanks!
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Friends of Takoma Park Library Book Sale

Join the Takoma Park Library Friends on Saturday, May 6, 2017 for their Spring Book Sale.  An assortment of books will be available - cookbooks, science fiction, graphic novels, DVDs, audiobooks - and much more.  Most books just $1.00! The Book Sale will be held on the front lawn of the library from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Rain Date:  Saturday, May 13.  Proceeds support library programming. All ages.  

Book Sale

Stop by from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for the Friends of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library Book Sale. Find bargain treasures for adults, children, and teens, as well as DVDs and CDs! Located on the Lower Level.
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Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library Big Book Sale

Join the Mt. Pleasant Library Friends on Feb. 18 and 19 for their first book sale of 2017. They will be accepting donated books throughout the weekend! This big book sale will be in the Large Meeting Room on the first floor on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. All ages

Friends of the Northeast Library Used Book Sale

Come over on Saturday, Jan. 28 for a Used Book Sale put on by the Friends of the Northeast Library!  Lots of inventory in great condition, for all ages.  Proceeds support library programming.  Starts at 10:30 a.m. and will go until afternoon.
me before you

Free film showing: "Me Before You"

Free film showing at 6:30 p.m. of  Me Before You  starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Chaflin. When a wealthy young man becomes a quadriplegic his family hires a caretaker to inspire him to want to live again. Based on the book of the same name by Jojo Moyes.  UK, 2016, rated PG-13, 110 minutes.

Friends of the Northeast Library Used Book Sale

Come one, come all, to the Friends of the Northeast Library Used Book Sale!  There will be tons of selections for all ages.  The sale will be held on the Lower Level, and proceeds will support library programs.