Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Saturdays at 10 a.m.

Published on Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Start your weekends with some relaxing, stress-free yoga!  Every Saturday morning in the large meeting room at 10 a.m. Silhouette of resting yoga pose made of words associated with yoga.

Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Don't be shy, Instructors Carol and Marjorie will be happy to help you.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability).

Author/Illustrator spotlight

Published on Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Photo of Jan Thomas Jan Thomas rocks!

Our upcoming Saturday Family Story Time at 2 p.m. is dedicated to the stories written and drawn by Jan Thomas.  

Here are seven Jan Thomas stories to share with your child.

Curl up, get cozy, and read!


'The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears' by Dinaw Mengestu

Published on Wednesday, October 1, 2014

cover image of The Beautiful Things That Heaven BearsSeventeen years ago, Sepha Stephanos fled war-torn Ethiopia and ended up in D.C., where he runs a grocery store and spends his days reminiscing about his home and family with his adopted family, two fellow African immigrants also trying to make ends meet. Now, Sepha may have to face another conflict in his community, as his rapidly changing neighborhood is wracked by a series of racial incidents.
 

A Sunday Family FunDay program

Published on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

World Teacher's Day LogoIn recognition of the 20th anniversary of World Teachers’ Day, our upcoming Sunday Family Funday (Oct. 5 at 2 p.m.) will include stories about teachers and a project to make for a special teacher.

Sunday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m.

Published on Monday, September 29, 2014
Punk Farm


Punk for kids? You bet! As part of the DC Punk Archive's kick-off programming this October, we will have an extra awesome punk-themed Family Fun Day on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. in the Children's Room!

A Sunday Family Funday Program

Published on Friday, September 26, 2014

Fit Kids Clip ArtIn recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, our upcoming Sunday Family Funday on Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. will feature health and fitness stories and include lots of movement!

It is an opportunity to encourage children and families to lead more physically active lifestyles and make healthier food choices.

Here are seven healthy living stories to share with your child.

Featuring 'The Gingerbread Boy'

Published on Thursday, September 25, 2014

"The Gingerbread Boy" by GaldoneCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Winner of Mt. Pleasant’s 'Fizz, Boom, Read!' summer reading program

Published on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Arrington, Summer Reading WinnerMeet Arrington, the winner of the Mt. Pleasant Library’s Summer Reading raffle for ages 6-12 years, and the proud owner of a new Kindle Fire HD!

Spotlight on Author/Illustrator

Published on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Photo of Kazuno KoharaKazuno Kohara rocks!

Our upcoming Saturday Family Story Time at 2 p.m. is dedicated to the stories written and drawn by Kazuno Kohara.  

Winner of Mt. Pleasant’s 'Read With Me' summer reading program

Published on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

David reading with Dad at the librarySummer Reading was a blast this year at Mt. Pleasant! More than 780 children ages 0-12 logged their reading hours at the library and we are so proud of each and every one of them. We want to thank all of the children who participated this summer and send big congratulations to David, our raffle winner of a big bundle of books for the “Read With Me” program for children ages 0-5!

Celebrate Banned Books Week!

Published on Thursday, September 18, 2014
Captain Underpants for Banned Books Week


Sept. 21-27 is Banned Books Week!

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