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Featuring Quilt Stories

Published on Friday, January 31, 2014

Colorful Quilt Clip ArtOur weekly Family Story Time on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. featured stories about quilts.

Here are some you may wish to read.

Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Join in on the fun of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games at the library!

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2014


Do you love cheering on your favorite snowboarder, skiier, or bobsledder in the Winter Olympics? If you can’t make it all the way to Sochi, come to the Mt. Pleasant Library to join in on the Olympics fun!

On Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m., we will be hosting the first ever Library Olympics in the Children's Room on the second floor.

Events will include a figure skating relay, a “bobsled” race, Olympic trivia and more. Prizes will be awarded to all those who participate. Come to compete in the events and to cheer on your friends! This program is recommended for kids ages 6-12. Hope to see you there!

Celebrate Chinese New Year!

Published on Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library!

The Year of the Horse begins on Jan. 31, and we will be celebrating during our Family Fun Day Sunday on Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. in the Children’s Room. Learn and celebrate by joining us for stories, music, and a craft!

In the meantime, check out some of these wonderful books about Chinese New Year and enjoy celebrating!

Featuring "The Emperor's New Clothes"

Published on Friday, January 24, 2014

"The Emperor's New Clothes" by Rowe book coverCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

Registration begins Friday

Published on Thursday, January 23, 2014

What Color is Your Parachute? For Teens Book Cover

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Featuring 'The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs'

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Cover Art of the True Story of the 3 Little Pigs"Everyone knows the story of the Three Little Pigs. Or at least they think they do. But I’ll let you in on a little secret. Nobody knows the real story…” begins Jon Scieszka's The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs.

This wonderful and hilarious re-telling of the classic is our featured story this week.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Published on Friday, January 17, 2014

Martin Luther King PictureIn continued celebration of our great friend, Martin Luther King Jr., the children’s room will host a special story time and activity during our Family Funday Sunday.

Please join us in the Children’s Room at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19.

Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Here are six books to learn more Martin Luther King Jr.:

'Life After Life' by Kate Atkinson

Published on Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Cover image of Kate Atkinson's novel entitled Life After LifeUrsula Todd was born and died on a cold, snowy night in 1910. That same night, she was born again. Thus Ursula will spend her life: dying. As she grows up, will she use this seemingly inexhaustible store of lives for good? To correct mistakes in her life or prevent the world from heading toward another devastating world war?

Shortlisted for the 2013 Orange Prize for Literature, the Costa Book Awards, and the Women’s Prize for Fiction, Kate Atkinson’s latest novel is also on the New York Times’ 10 Best Books of 2013 list.