Family Programs

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.
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S.T.A.R. Play Date

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:00 pm

Children ages birth to 3 and their caretakers are invited to join us for our new summer play group to promote Singing, Talking, And Reading!  This freely structured play date will include boardbooks, educational toys, and free time in the meeting room. 
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Summer Reading Kickoff!

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 1:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate our kickoff for summer reading! Adults, children, and teens will be able to sign up on Beanstack for our popular summer program; learn more about gardening and sustainable living; and participate in environmentally focused activities including outdoor fun, chia pet creation, and crafts. 
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Wii Club

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 4:30 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to play Wii games. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Friday Wii Club

Friday, June 16, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to play Wii. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Arty Afternoons

Monday, June 19, 2017, 4:30 pm

Join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Color Club

Monday, June 19, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to relax and color. Coloring pages and special markers, gel pens, and colored pencils will be provided. For children of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  

P.A.L. (People.Animals.Love) Dog Visit

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 2:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to read aloud to a P.A.L. (People.Animals.Love.) therapy dog.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Garden Club

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10:30 am

Children 6-12 are invited to join us for hands-on fun in the library's outdoor garden.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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Summer Reading Kickoff at Southwest

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:30 am

Join us for our annual Summer Reading Kickoff! We'll be having fun programming all day.  At 10:30 a.m., we'll have a police-themed story time. At 11:00 a.m., come meet our local police officers and decorate your own police badge. At 1:00 p.m., read a story to the P.A.L. (People.Animals.Love.) therapy dogs outside by the library garden. At 3:00 p.m., join our special performers Retro Jumpers to do Double Dutch. 

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