Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga. Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability). A signed waiver form is required.
Do you struggle balancing work and life responsibilities? Do you often feel worn out, or have trouble enjoying the present moment? Do you ever find it hard to find time to relax and let go of the stress of your daily life?
Join us every Monday and Wednesday evening until 8 p.m. to improve your English and chat with new people.
The conversation circles are recommended for adults who can read, write, and carry on conversations in English (Advanced Beginner Level). They will be held in Conference Room 2 on the lower level of the library.
Fore more information, call the Adult Literacy Resource Center at 202-727-1616.
This seminar is designed to discover ways to find your financial balance. The goal is to increase your level of financial wellness by looking at the following areas:
1. Understanding My Financial Relationship
2. The Art of Budget
3. Taking Charge of Your Credit
4. Paying Yourself First
This event is in partnership with Capital Area Asset Builders.
Leo is a PAL volunteer at the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library.
Here are ten fun facts about our furry friend, Leo:
Leo loves to swim in the creek.
Leo doesn't like to chase a stick or ball, but likes to dive for rocks in the water!
Charlotte is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when her schedule permits.
Here are ten fun facts about Princess Charlotte:
Charlotte was born in 2007.
Charlotte’s birthday is on July 4th.
Charlotte is a 90lb Great Pyrenees (Note: Males can grow to over 150lbs!).
Mt. Pleasant Library - Sunday, October 4 at 2:30 p.m. The Joe Falero Latin Quartet will perform live music such as: Latin Jazz, Salsa, Merengue, ChaCha, Cumbia, and Bolero. Bandleader, Joe Falero is a veteran percussionist with the ability to blend different styles of Latin music. Come and learn the history of these rhythms and enjoy an afternoon of jazz!
Keanu Reeves shooting right0handed in his latest flick, 'John Wick'
Jump right is when an ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
We're watching what happens on Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room.
Fun fact: Even though he is left-handed, Keanu Reeves learned how to shoot right-handed, specifically for this film.
Resilience as a defining character trait in fiction
This list came out of a reference question that I got recently -- a patron I've gotten to know over the years asked for books about people dealing with hard situations -- and doing something about them.
The question bounced around in my head for a few days. She was graciously willing to wait for an emailed list, since it was the end of the day when she asked the question...and it finally hit me. She wanted books about survivors. Not quite Robinson Crusoe, but someone who navigated the mess of the world and came out better for it.
Following in the Mad Max series is Mad Max Fury Road.
In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.-taken from imdb.com
Will they succeed? Find out Saturday, Sept. 5 at 2 p.m.
Charlie is our newest PAL volunteer and will visit the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits.
Here are 10 fun facts about Charlie:
1. Charlie is a rescue dog.
2. Charlie was born in 2011.
3. Charlie is super fast and loves to run!
4. Charlie loves to give kisses.
I love graphic novels. The artwork and design can add so much to a reading experience.
One of my favorite genres of graphic novels is autobiographies and memoirs. I find something so intriguing about seeing the way artists represent their own selves and lives in their art. This list includes some autobiographical stories and memoirs from amazingly talented female writers and artists.
A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program, just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Wacth with us Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room.
See you there!