Join us every Friday at 10 a.m. for a Spanish Story Time.
We’ll have stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0-5, with their caregivers.
For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.
Acompáñenos todos los viernes a las 10am para la Hora del Cuento.
Tendremos cuentos, canciones, bailes, y más para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.
Por motivos de seguridad, existe un límite de 75 participantes para cada hora de cuentos.
Hora del Cuento
Published on Thursday, September 27, 2012
The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
Published on Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Prohibition era was one of the most vibrant and socially complex eras of twentieth century United States history.
Our Teen Summer Reading Program Winner of a Kindle Fire!
Published on Monday, September 17, 2012
Congratulations to our Teen Summer Reading Program winner, Carmen Bonilla!
Carmen is an eighth-grader at the Cesar Chavez Prep School in Northwest D.C. Carmen read an astonishing 36 books in 3 months, making her the winner of a brand-new Kindle Fire.
Way to go, Carmen!!!
See you around the library ;)
Grand Opening Celebration Sept. 15
Published on Thursday, September 13, 2012
The hard work of renovating and re-opening Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library is over. So let's celebrate!
Join us for our Grand Opening celebration on Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will have fun activities for all ages, all day, refreshments and much more.
Building Tours at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Face Painting, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Bergen Lavinson Kane is the winner of a Kindle Fire, the Mount Pleasant Library Summer Reading Club Grand Prize!
Miss Bergen attends the Maret School and is eight years old.
Published on Wednesday, July 25, 2012
This is the first of a very occasional series of posts about some truly wonderful, classic and not-so-classic movies available through the DC Public Library. I hope to share with you some historical information about the films that may have informed what was being transmitted to us the viewers through the lens, with thoughts as to why I personally find these scenes, and these movies, memorable.
Grand Opening Party Sept. 15, 10 a.m.
Published on Friday, July 20, 2012
The renovation of the Mt. Pleasant Library is complete. The new Library, located at 3160 16th Street, NW, opened Wednesday, Sept. 12 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 12 p.m. The Interim Library closed permanently at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 18.
The Library will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, Sept. 15 with fun activities for all ages, all day long.
Check out photos of the interior progress!
Published on Friday, July 13, 2012
Dr. Daniel Kahneman’s research is based on a statistical analysis of judgment and decision-making in psychology. He believes that the mind works in one of two ways:
A Trip Through I.W., the Perfect Summer Escape
Published on Friday, June 29, 2012
Published on Thursday, June 21, 2012
Every year, when traveling to his village from his duties as an army medical doctor, Lin Kong swears this will be the summer when he finally sets himself free from his loveless marriage to Shuyu. Every year, he goes back to the city and tells Manna Wu, the nurse he loves, they must postpone their engagement another year. With the heavy burden of being trapped in a culture where divorce can end careers and bring lives to ruin, this waiting has gone on eighteen years. But this year will be different ...