Palisades Free Library News: December 2016
On Display in the Marie H. Firestone
The Artist's Way Meetup Exhibit, featuring the artwork of participants in the Library’s The Artist’s Way Monthly Meetup, will be on display in the community room December 1 – December 31. All are invited to the opening reception: Sunday, December 4, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Open Mah Jongg Play The Mah Jongg group
meets every Tuesday. Advanced beginners and
experienced players welcome for casual, noncompetitive
play. No instruction is provided
and we recommend that you bring your own
National Mah Jongg League card.
Tuesdays, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Artist's Way Monthly Meetup Whether
you create art to live or simply wish to live
more creatively, find your motivation while we
explore The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron.
Meetings are on the first Wednesday of every
month. Newcomers welcome.
Upcoming meeting: Wednesday, December 7, 7:00 pm
Little Known Films: Après Vous. A special
after hours showing, with light appetizers, of
the film featured in this month’s Little Known
Films column. Joining us to introduce the
film will be film director (Charlie Hoboken,
Undertow), Palisades resident and columnist
Saturday, January 7, 5:00 pm
Book Social Calling all avid readers and book
club members. Come to the library for dessert
and literary discussion. We’ll talk about all
our favorite books from 2016 and the most
anticipated books of 2017. A great event for
those looking for their next book club pick, or
working on their 2017 TBR (to be read) list.
Advanced reader copy giveaways.
Tuesday, January 10, 7:00 pm
Cookbook Club Do you love browsing through
cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you
enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? Part
potluck, part discussion, the new Palisades
Free Library Cookbook Club is for you! Here’s
how it works: 1) Stop by the Reference Desk
to sign up and pick out a recipe from the
cookbook. 2) Library staff will make you a
copy of the recipe you select, or you can check
out a copy of the cookbook to take home. 3)
Prepare the recipe at home and bring it in on
the night of the meeting to share with other
participants while we discuss the cookbook.
Questions? Let us know! January’s Cookbook:
Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Matrix*.
Wednesday, January 18, 7:00 pm (Sign up at the Reference Desk starting December 21)
Book Club First meeting of the Library’s Teen
Book Club, where we’ll be discussing This Is
the Part Where You Laugh by Peter Brown
Hoffmeister. Snacks will be provided!
Monday, January 9, 6:00 pm
Alpha Computer Science Club: Hour of Code
A special “Hour of Code” meeting of the computer science club.
Tuesday, December 6 (check website for more info)
Gingerbread House Building An annual
tradition at the Palisades Library. Bring a
box of graham crackers to construct an edible
house with candy and other tasty goodies.
Children ages: 5-12. Registration required.
Wednesday, December 7, 4:30 pm
Afternoon at the Movies: The Secret Life of
Pets A holiday week showing of the children’s
movie The Secret Life of Pets.
Wednesday, December 26, 4:00 pm
Unless otherwise noted, registration for all events is open in the library, by phone, or online.
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19 Closter Road, Palisades, NY 10964
845-359-0136, Fax 845-359-6124
Hours: Monda - Thursday 11:00-9:00, Friday - Saturday 11:00-5:00, Sunday 1:00-5:00
Next Meeting of the Board of Trustees: Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30 pm at the library. Open to the public.
Holidays: Closed Christmas Eve, December 24, Christmas Day, December 25, New Year’s Eve, December 31, New Year’s Day, January 1, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16, President’s Day, February 20
Director: Maria Gagliardi;
Board of Trustees: Helena Power, President; Marjorie Galen, Vice-President; Christopher Keywork, Treasurer; Mary Ann Brueckner, Secretary; Jen Citrolo; Suzanna Frosch; John Guzewich; Holly Seeger; Beverly Warwick