Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Sunday Family Funday!

Cool down with a cool craft.We'll make festive fans for our upcoming Sunday Family Funday and share summer stories.Join us in the children's room for a chill afternoon.

Anthony Browne

Spotlight on Author/Illustrator

Anthony Browne rocks!Our upcoming Saturday Family Story Time at 2 p.m. is dedicated to stories written and drawn by Anthony Browne.  

Play Life-Size Chutes and Ladders

Kid's Night - Monday July 7

Come hang out at the library with your friends this summer during Kid's Night at every Monday at 7 p.m.

STEAM Team Experiments


This past week young scientists joined the STEAM Team to conduct science experiments about volcanoes. We talked about how volcanoes form and what causes eruptions. Then we made our own model volcanoes, and of course, made them erupt!In case you missed it or want to re-create your volcano at home, here's what we did:

Summer Crafts

Patriotic Uncle Sam Hats

Join us Tuesday, July 1 at 2 p.m. for our weekly Summer Crafts activity.We'll be making patriotic Uncle Sam hats in celebration of Fourth of July.Stop by the children's room to create your very own hat, take it home and wear it while celebrating the Fourth of July. Recommended for kids ages 3-12. 

On Our Land: Being Garifuna in Honduras

Screening and discussion with filmmaker Erica R. Harding.

This film explores the culture and history of the Afro-Indigenous Garifuna people, emphasizing transnationalism and language preservation in contemporary South America. D.C. filmmaker Erica R. Harding will discuss the making of the film and her experiences with the Garifuna people of northern Honduras. 

Celebrating Pride with Some Great Films

Russell Crowe, Terrence Stamp, Hugo Weaving and Guy Pierce...wait, what?

Yes, all of these men were in movies that celebrate Pride.  Come check them out at the Library! The Sum of Us with Russell Crowe as a man looking for Mr. Right.  Showing July 5 at 2 p.m. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert needs no explanation.  Showing July 19 at 2 p.m.

Family Science Fun Day Sundays

NASA’s Global Precipitation Measure Mission Workshops

This Summer, Catch Me...

Join us for the first Summer Crafts session of 2014!

We hope to catch all of our Mount Pleasant kids at our Summer Crafts series this year!  Stop by the children's room every Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. to create your very own make-and-take craft.

Join the STEAM Team This Summer!

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics

Do you love all the fun stuff about science class? Are you looking for something creative and exciting to do this summer? Then, join the STEAM Team at the Mount Pleasant Library! Each week we will be exploring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) with hands on activities. We'll meet on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. in the Children's Room on the 2nd Floor.