Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Roscoe Riley Rules

Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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A Mount Pleasant Library Volunteer

Published on Monday, March 18, 2013

Photo of Teddy the dogPhoto of Teddy the doggie









Teddy is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library regularly.

Here are ten facts about Teddy, the snuggly doggie:

Seven seasonal stories to share with your child

Published on Friday, March 8, 2013

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Leprechauns Never Lie 
By Lorna Balian
JUV E BALIAN
Gram is ailing and Ninny Nanny, too lazy to care for their simple needs, says she will catch a leprechaun to discover his hidden gold.
Book cover "Leprechauns never Lie"

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

A Lecture by Mara Cherkasky

Published on Friday, March 1, 2013

Street Scene, Mount PleasantSaturday, April 20 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library

Mt. Pleasant started as a post-Civil War country village, but most of the neighborhood we know today was built after the streetcar arrived in 1903. Historian Mara Cherkasky will use maps and images to take you back to Mt. Pleasant's origins and allow you to see how it developed as it did. Cherkasky has written several accounts of Mt. Pleasant's history and has led numerous walking tours of the neighborhood.

Aldo Zelnick Comic Novels

Published on Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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A Mount Pleasant Library Volunteer

Published on Monday, February 25, 2013

Photo of Lucky the dogPhoto of Lucky the dog










Lucky is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library regularly.

Here are ten details about Lucky, the sweet lady:

1.  She is 7 years old.

Author Talk

Published on Monday, February 25, 2013

Ingrid AndersGet to know Ingrid Anders, enjoy readings from her latest novel, Kat Vespucci and the Renegade Province (the second book in the Kat Vespucci series), taste locally-sourced refreshments, and enter a raffle for reading-related prizes. 

'The Warmth of Other Suns'

Published on Thursday, February 14, 2013

Image of the cover of Isabel Wilkerson's prize-winning nonfiction book, The Warmth of Other SunsCalled the Great Migration by historians, the years 1915-1970 witnessed the largest movement of people in the history of the United States, greater than the Gold Rush of the 1850s or the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Fed up with their circumstances in a South that offered little chance at a decent life, black Americans migrated north and west to seek out a better life.

Humphrey!

Published on Thursday, February 14, 2013

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Summer According to Humphrey
By Betty G. Birney
JUV J BIRNEY
When summer arrives, Humphrey, the pet hamster of Longfellow School's Room 26, is surprised and pleased to learn that he will be going to Camp Happy Hollow.
"Summer According to Humphrey" book cover

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