November at the Palisades Free Library

In November at the Palisades Free Library

19 Closter Road

Palisades, NY 10964




Book Sale – Saturday, November 12, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Adult, YA, and children’s books for sale. The library will be accepting book donations November 5 – November 10.


Adult Programs

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) - Celebrate at the Library all month long by participating in One Story, Many Authors, a cooperative writing project. Stop by the Historic Room starting November 1st to contribute a few words, lines, or pages to the story.

Open Mah Jongg Play – Tuesdays at 11:00 am. The Mah Jongg group will meet every Tuesday. Advanced beginners and experienced players welcome for casual, non-competitive play. No instruction is provided and we recommend that you bring your own National Mah Jongg League card.

The Artist’s Way Monthly Meetup – Wednesday, November 2, 7:00 pm. 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. We'll start each meeting with a check-in, where members will have the opportunity to share their experiences with morning pages, artist dates, etc. and continue the discussion with topics and tasks covered in The Artist's Way. Bring your artwork, writing, music, etc. to share with the group (not required, but strongly encouraged). Newcomers welcome! RSVP on the Library's Meetup page: meetup.com/palisadesfreelibrary/

Reflections of Einstein: Documentary and Q&A – Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 pm. A screening of Reflections of Einstein, a feature documentary based on personal interviews with friends and colleagues of Albert Einstein, including research assistants and several Nobel Prize winners. A Q&A session with producer and director Wally Glickman, Professor Emeritus of Physics at Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus, will follow the screening.

Second Annual Bad Art Night – Wednesday, November 30, 7:00 pm. Leave your talent and good taste at home. Bad art and craft supplies will be provided. Create something awful and win a prize for the most dreadful creation, and have your artwork displayed in the Library during December (or create something not-so-awful in time for holiday gift giving).


Children’s Programs

Harvest Happening - Tuesday, November 15, 4:30 pm. Thanksgiving myths and truths about the Pilgrims and Native Americans.   Harvest crafts and Autumn bingo. Ages 5 and up.


Unless otherwise noted, registration for all programs is open in the Library, by phone at (845)359-0136, and online.


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