Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Compilation of Pedro Almodovar Movie Posters

¡Pedro Extravaganza!

Saturday, July 11, 2015, 2 p.m.

We’re crazy for Almodóvar in June and July. This Pride season, we thought we would pay tribute to an award-winning director we can always count on to be inclusive, over the top, thought-provoking – and fun! Join us in the large meeting room on the main floor every Saturday at 2 p.m. for another amazing Almodóvar film.
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Super Summer Book Jam! Ninth Grade Meetups

Saturday, July 11, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

Meetups for rising ninth graders are on Saturdays in Conference Room #1. We’ll talk about the books you’re reading, eat snacks and participate in a quick workshop to earn a Teen Summer Reading badge! 
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Early Literacy Workshop: Sing, Talk, and Read

Sunday, July 12, 2015, 2 p.m.

Come learn the skills your children need to be ready to learn to read. We'll share tips on how to promote early literacy at home in this interactive presentation in the Children's Room on the Second Floor of the library. Your children are welcome: Every child will receive a free book.   The program is for parents and caregivers of children ages birth to 5.
Family Story Time

Family Funday Sunday

Sunday, July 12, 2015, 2 p.m.

A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more. Recommended for ages 0-12.  
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Free Summer Meals

Monday, July 13, 2015, 1 p.m.

DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14. No registration required. Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday: Francis A. Gregory Lamond-Riggs Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Mount Pleasant Petworth Southwest Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
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Science in the Summer: Level 1

Monday, July 13, 2015, 2 p.m.

In partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), your child can learn about simple machines in a free summer program, GSK Science in the Summer™. Students will discover how and why machines can lift huge boulders, build bridges, and pump water.
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Science in the Summer: Level 2

Monday, July 13, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

In partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), your child can learn about simple machines in a free summer program, GSK Science in the Summer™. Students will discover how and why machines can lift huge boulders, build bridges, and pump water.
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Reader's Theatre: Featuring 'Max'

Monday, July 13, 2015, 4 p.m.

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room for Reader's Theatre.Max by Bob Graham is the featured piece.
Creating Narratives Using Hip Hop, Poetry and Theatre

Creating Narratives Using Hip Hop, Poetry and Theatre

Monday, July 13, 2015, 4 p.m.

Got Bars?! Got Poems?! Or just have a story to tell? This interactive cipher is the first step to transform your stories into so much more.  In this program, you’ll explore what Frederick Douglass and Cole have in common, and what drama and poetry have in common. This workshop is for aspiring, inspired, and established writers and fans of hip hop, poetry and theatre.

Reader's Theatre

Monday, July 13, 2015, 4 p.m.

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