Excited about Halloween? Come show off your costume and celebrate with us! We'll have games, music and lots of fun!Children of all ages and their parents and caregivers are invited to attend the event.
Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga!
Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability).
Movie Saturdays continue at Mt. Pleasant with the All About the Ladies Series...come see the illuminating sequel to that post-apocalytic movie with J. Law.
Katniss and Peeta battle in the Quarter Quell and a rebellion is sparked.
Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments.
On the lower level, every Sunday.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world? Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month
Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, Tablets, or laptops and your library card to our weekly e-Reader Clinic at the information desk on the lower level. You will learn how to download books, music, and different types of media available for downloading from our website, and much much more...don't forget your cords!
Special screening followed by a Q & A with Bamby and Director Dante Alencastre followed by an encore screening
TransVisible: Bamby Salcedo's Story is a documentary film on the life of renowned Trans Latina Activist and Leader, Bamby Salcedo. Turning personal challenges and barriers into the basis of her activism, Bamby has become an effective and beloved advocate and role model for multiple communities including the Trans, Latina, immigrant, youth and LGBT communities.
In continued celebration of Kids Euro Fest 2014, the Saturday Family Story Time on Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. will feature stories and fun from Poland.
To learn more about Poland, here are a few Polish resource books, folklore stories, and Polish language books to share with your child.
Join us for several events at the Mt. Pleasant Library!
Kids Euro Festival is a two-week long festival of European arts and culture presenting more than 80 free activities to D.C. metro area children and their families. There are performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling and more!
In addition to all the fun around the city, we'll have several special events here at the library!Sunday, Nov. 2 2 p.m.
Come watch the next in our series, a post-apocalyptic sequel
Up next at the library is the All About the Ladies film series.
We're kicking off with the sequel to the post-apolocalyptic movie featuring J. Law.
Come check out Katniss and Peeta as they compete in the Quarter Quell and learn things about each other and themselves.
Etegami postcards are a traditional Japanese folk art.
Come by Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. and learn about etegami -- "picture letters" -- which combines watercolor, sumi ink, and words on postcards, and then make your own etegami.
Communicate in a unique, fun way with friends and family.
Japanese Art and Watercolor Books
Meet Nicole, our Adult Summer Reading grand prize winner from way back at the end of August! She is holding her prize - a brand new Kindle Paperwhite. We checked in with her this fall to learn what and where she loves to read around D.C.
Celebrate Kids EuroFest with this Danish children's film
Kids Euro Festival celebrations run from Oct. 24 to Nov. 9.
Jumpstart the fun during our Friday Film program with The Flame and the Cotton Ball! This Danish film tells the story of a little flame from Fireland and was the First Prize Animated Short Film winner at the 2013 Chicago International Children's Festival.
Join us in the children's room as we watch Flammen og vattotten!
If you have any questions, please contact the Children's Room at 202-671-3125.
Calling all readers!
Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman is the featured piece.
A witch trying to pick a big pumpkin on Halloween discovers the value of cooperation when she gets help from a series of monsters.