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Hispanic Heritage Month

Published on Monday, September 16, 2013

Latino Americans : the 500-year legacy that shaped a nationLatino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation by Ray Suarez chronicles the rich and varied history of Latinos, who have helped shape our nation and have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority in the United States.

Winner of Mt. Pleasant’s “Dig Into Reading” Summer Reading Program

Published on Friday, September 13, 2013

This summer, more than 540 children participated in the Summer Reading Program at the Mount Pleasant Library!  We are so proud of all of our wonderful readers and all of the great work they have accomplished this summer. 

Picture of Leena and her motherThroughout the summer, our school-age readers read for at least eight hours and earned some fantastic prizes along the way which included a brand new book! Among our many super readers that completed the program, there were a few lucky winners of our raffle prizes.  Several were the winners of a pair of tickets to a Nationals baseball game and one winner walked away with a Kindle Fire! 


Published on Friday, September 13, 2013

Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Ellie McDoodle

Published on Thursday, September 12, 2013

Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Winner of Mt. Pleasant’s “Read With Me” Summer Reading Program!

Published on Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Summer Reading was a blast this year at Mount Pleasant! More than 540 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 Ian, our raffle winner of a big bundle of books for the “Read With Me” program for children ages 0-5! 

Our Adult Summer Reading Winner of a Kindle Tablet

Published on Thursday, September 5, 2013

Photograph of Adult Summer Reading 2013 grand-prize winner Sean Ballantine holding his new Kindle Tablet.Congratulations to Sean Ballentine, winner of our 2013 Adult Summer Reading raffle of a Kindle Tablet! Sean is a Ph.D. candidate in Mathematics at the University of Maryland.

These titles should refresh your memory and hold you over until October...

Published on Monday, September 2, 2013

Get more background on Woodbury and The Governor with these books:

The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga
walking dead, rise of the governor

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Published on Thursday, August 29, 2013

Photo of Ralph the PAL dog

Ralph is a PAL dog and new volunteer at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library. He visits when his schedule permits.
Here are ten facts about Ralphie the doggie:

CHEC required reading

Published on Tuesday, August 27, 2013


Columbia Heights Educational Campus reading assignment will be due the first week of school. Do not procrastinate. Remember CHEC students, reading your book will be 10 percent of your first advisory grade. 

Come in to Mt. Pleasant Library, where the majority of the titles are now available. Here are some titles currently available at the Mt. Pleasant Library:

Aug. 26, 7 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Published on Sunday, August 25, 2013

Ingrid AndersJoin local author Ingrid Anders at Mt. Pleasant Library for an evening of fun.

Who has the floor? You do.

Perform poetry, sing a song, do stand-up, play an instrument, surprise us!

See you on Aug. 26 at 7 p.m.!