Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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
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.

Canceled Friday, June 28

Published on Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The Spanish Story Time/Hora del Cuento will be canceled this Friday, June 28.

It will resume in July.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Saturday, June 29 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Book saleWe have children’s books, books in Spanish and other foreign languages and a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books as well as DVDs and CDs.
Join us on Saturday, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.!

Part of the Groundbreaking Reads Adult Summer Reading Program

Published on Monday, June 24, 2013

image of the Hollywood sign with famous classic Hollywood actorsFollowing the Groundbreaking Reads theme for Adult Summer Reading, we’re going classic Hollywood in July and August.

Join us every other Saturday at 2 p.m. in the large meeting room for a screening of a groundbreaking Hollywood classic. Stay after each movie for a discussion of why the movie is considered groundbreaking and some movie trivia. Guess right and win a prize!

July 6
Filmed in 1940, the one where Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell talk really fast all the time. You think they're fighting, but really they're falling in love.

July 20

A Mount Pleasant Library Volunteer

Published on Friday, June 21, 2013

Photo of Happy the dog and Frankie the catPhoto of Happy the dog

Happy is a PAL volunteer and he will visit the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits.

Corazón tan blanco by Javier Marías

Published on Thursday, June 20, 2013
Corazon tan blanco
Javier Marías's Corazón tan blanco (1992) chronicles with unnerving insistence the relentless power of the past.

'In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto'

Published on Monday, June 17, 2013

Cover image for the nonfiction book by Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's ManifestoWith his previous books, The Omnivore’s Dilemma and The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan helped create a national conversation on the subject of food: