Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Unwind with us watching the latest action releases

Published on Saturday, June 1, 2013

bourne legacyCome check out an action-packed movie that is an expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels. This film is centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.  

This film will be shown June 8, 2013

All films shown in the Large Meeting Room on the Main Floor at 2 p.m.

Seven Easy Reader Baseball Stories for Your Child to Read to You

Published on Friday, May 24, 2013

Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Published on Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Summer craftsJoin us this summer for summer themed arts and crafts activities. Kids will be able to make crafts and take them home while having lots of fun! 

We'll have crafts every Tuesday at 4 p.m., June 4 through Aug. 20

It is recommended for children ages 3-12. 

Check out the latest reviews from The Washington Post

Published on Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Two great books, two great reviews:

"Grow into science" this summer!

Published on Monday, May 20, 2013

Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline and organizations in the Washington Metro Area.  ElectricityThis fun science program helps elementary-school children "grow into science." Through classes held in community sites and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments.  Classes are small with 15 students each, so be sure to register early!

This summer, come learn about the world of physical science and electricity:

'The Great Gatsby'

Published on Monday, May 20, 2013

Image of the cover of F. Scott Fitzgerald's book The Great GatsbyYes, this month we’ll be revisiting Fitzgerald’s famous critique of 1920’s nouveau riche society. Told through the eyes of his neighbor Nick Carraway, a Yale graduate who is an outsider to the situation and an insider to this society at the same time, this is the story of eccentric millionaire Jay Gatsby. Every Saturday, all the bright young things are invited to a party at Gatsby’s, where they exchange flirtations and gossip—even about their mysterious host. A man who is supposed to have everything, Gatsby is seemingly dissatisfied, but why?

Published on Friday, May 17, 2013

CAESAR JACKSONJackson Caesar, a native of Oklahoma City, Okla., is one of the most sought after male vocalists in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Caesar has wowed audiences with his talent and skills, performing in five languages and five genres -- attracting crowds of various ethnic backgrounds. 

He will be performing Oldies, Classic Ballads and Pop Inspirational music.

This event, held on Wednesday, May 22 at 7 p.m., is free and open to the public.

We are bursting at the seams...

Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Boy on book stackWe must put a moratorium on accepting donations at the Mount Pleasant Library. Thank you for all your recent support.

Meanwhile, if you have donations, the following nearby libraries are currently accepting donations:

Maru Montero Dance Company

Published on Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Join us Friday, May 3 at 4 p.m., as we celebrate El Día de los Niños/ El Día de los Libros with a beautiful performance of Mexican and Latin American folk dances by the Maru Montero Dance Company!

This special performance will be presented instead of our Friday Film.  

Maru Montero Dance Company

Book Club Title for April

Published on Thursday, April 25, 2013

Cover image of the nonfiction book by Edmund de Waal, entitled The Hare with Amber Eyes.Edmund de Waal found himself the inheritor of his great uncle’s priceless collection of netsukes, beautifully and intricately carved miniature 17th century Japanese sculptures that were used to fasten containers to the belts of men’s traditional Japanese robes, the kosode and kimono.

But how did this award-winning British ceramicist come to inherit over two hundred of these wonderful carvings? And how did they survive so much history?