Yo La Llamo Rusita Rojas -- Saturday, Sept. 21 3 p.m.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, join us for a bilingual children’s play. I Call Her Rusita Rojas by Cristina Rojas is an energetic adaptation of Charles Perrault’s “Little Red Riding Hood.” This bilingual play has both singing and dancing with characters full of humor that teach us that life is wonderful if we take a moment to dream together.
It might surprise you to know that the newly renovated and expanded Mt. Pleasant Library has reached its one year milestone! We opened in the new space Sept. 12, 2012 to great fanfare.The Friends of the Mount Pleasant Library are generously providing birthday cake and beverage for a celebration on Saturday, Sept. 21 in the Atrium on the first floor at about 4 p.m.
The Latino GLBT History Project, in partnership with the DC Office of Latino Affairs, Brother, Help Thyself, and the DC Office of Human Rights will be hosting a community networking reception to honor the work of Brother, Help Thyself Wednesday Sept. 18 beginning at 6:30 p.m. This wonderful community organization focuses its efforts into providing financial and other support to non-profit organizations serving the GLBTQ and HIV/AIDS communities in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. areas.
Winner of Mt. Pleasant’s “Dig Into Reading” Summer Reading Program
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.
Curl up, get cozy, and read!Pandora Gets JealousBy Carolyn HennesyJUV J HENNESYThirteen-year-old Pandy is hauled before Zeus and given six months to gather all of the evils that were released when the box she brought to school as her annual project was accidentally opened.
Winner of Mt. Pleasant’s “Read With Me” Summer Reading Program!
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!