Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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Beginners' Amharic

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, 4 p.m.

The principal language of Ethiopia, Amharic is a Semitic language belonging to the Afro-Asiatic family of languages. It takes its name from Amhara, a central province in Ethiopia and is the second-most spoken Semitic language in the world, after Arabic.   Learn the basics of this fascinating language with Ms. Yacob, every Friday afternoon in Conference Room 1 on the lower level. All ages are welcome!  

Friday Films

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, 4 p.m.

Family Film and Story! Fridays at 4 p.m. Recommended for all ages.

Saturday Morning Yoga

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, 10 a.m.

 Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga! Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability).

Get It Write! Study Hall

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, 1 p.m.

Need help with homework? Want feedback on your creative writing? Stop by the information desk! We’ll set you up in a quiet study space and give you tips on how to ace your assignments. On the lower level, every Sunday.

Family Funday Sunday

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, 2 p.m.

A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more. Recommended for ages 0-12.  

Reader's Theatre

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, 4 p.m.

E-Reader Drop-In Clinic

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, 5 p.m.

  Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, Tablets, or laptops and your library card to our weekly e-Reader Clinic at the information desk on the lower level.  You will learn how to download books, music, and different types of media available for downloading from our website, and much much more...don't forget your cords!    
January: A Month of Gaming

Kid's Night - January: A Month of Gaming

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, 7 p.m.

Come hang out with your friends and enjoy a variety of activities all about gaming!   Monday, Jan. 5 - Wii! Play Wii games with friends. Monday, Jan. 12 - Sploder! Learn how to design your own video game. Monday, Jan. 26 - Life Size Chutes & Ladders! Turn the library into a giant game board. These events are recommended for children ages 6-12. Each event will take place in the Children's Room on the second floor of the library.

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, 10 a.m.

Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2, with their caregivers. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.

Baby-Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, 11 a.m.

Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2, with their caregivers. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.

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