Mt. Pleasant
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A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Published on Thursday, August 1, 2013

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Daisy is a PAL volunteer and a new visitor at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library.
 
Here are ten facts about our BIGGEST doggie Daisy Dane:

Award-winning children's author visits

Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Author Jorge ArguetaJorge Tetl Argueta is an award-winning Salvadoran poet and writer whose bilingual children's books have been the favorites of children and adults of all cultures for many years. He is the winner of the Americas Award for Latin American Literature for his children’s collection of poems, A Movie in My Pillow. Argueta has also received the National Parenting Publications Gold Medal Award for Moony Luna and the Independent Publishers Book Award for Multicultural Fiction for Juveniles, as well as many other awards.
 

'Ethan Frome' by Edith Wharton

Published on Monday, July 22, 2013

Cover image of the Penguin Classic novel Ethan Frome, by Edith WhartonSet against an austere New England landscape, Edith Wharton’s classic novella explores the themes of loneliness, quiet desperation, and sexual desire through the life of Ethan Frome. Barely getting by with what his farm produces, Ethan’s life with his difficult, hypochondriac wife Zeena is barely tolerable. Until her cousin joins the household as a hired girl.
 

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Published on Thursday, July 18, 2013

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Susie is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when her schedule permits.
 
Here are ten facts about our very sweet Susie:

A Mount Pleasant Library Volunteer

Published on Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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Ella is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when her schedule permits.

Here are ten facts about our elegant Miss Ella:

Now is the time to catch up on your reading

Published on Monday, July 15, 2013

Remember when you saw those popular books and thought, "I'll just add my name to the list..." only to find the list was 5 miles long?  Now is the time to catch up on your reading with these books that were popular last fall:

Fiction

Free Lunch Served from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, July 9, 2013
DC Meals

The Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library will host the DC Free Summer Meals Program from Monday, July 8 to Friday, Aug. 16.

Free lunches will be served, Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for ages 18 and younger. No ID or registration is required.

Children, youth and young adults younger than 18 can enjoy a healthy meal, while adults, customers and caretakers can load up on new titles, audiobooks and DVDs, take advantage of the free Internet access or just relax with a good read.

'Platypus Police Squad' and 'Lunch Lady' author visits

Published on Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Jarrett Krosocza, author

An Author Visit at the Mt. Pleasant Library

Published on Monday, July 8, 2013

Jarrett Krosoczka, author of the popular Lunch Lady series, will visit the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library Saturday July 13 at 3 p.m. This program is in partnership with Politics and Prose.

Here are ten more books written and illustrated by Jarrett Krosoczka for your reading pleasure.

Here are some fun books for the kids for summer reading....

Published on Monday, July 1, 2013
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Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
Forget Puff. There are some new dragons in town, and they eat tacos, lots of tacos. Rubin and illustrator Daniel Salmieri deliver zesty laughs -- but watch out.  

When these creatures eat salsa, things get muy caliente.

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