Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Relief for Reluctant Readers

Browse Our Audiobook Selection for Some Great Reads

Have a reluctant reader at home?  No worries! Audiobooks are a great way to help children dive in to a story and maybe even get them interested in a good book after you hit pause.

Our Latest Book Club Selection

"A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories"

First published in 1955 when she was 30 years old, this debut book quickly established Miss O’Connor as a force to be reckoned with and a true virtuoso of the short story. Perhaps it was her Catholic faith. Or the influence of her native Savannah, Georgia. Or maybe this was one seriously astute, keen observer of human nature with something to say.

Book Club: "The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates"

This is a story of two Wes Moores, born within the same year in the same neighborhood of Baltimore. Both grew up without a father and had rough childhoods, growing up in tough neighborhoods and having run-ins with the police.

All that Jazz

Titles for Children on Music and Musicians

April is Jazz Appreciation Month. Below are some books, CDs and DVDs to share with the children in your lives.Picture BooksJazzmatazz! by Stephanie Calmenson(JUV E CALMENSON)

"Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children"

Not Your Normal Adventure Tale

Jacob has never been normal. An heir to a small-time pharmacy fortune, the teen has never fit in and his only friends include a high school rebel and his doting grandfather who is known for tall tales. While Jacob views the fantastical stories of his grandfather's youth with a skeptical eye, he has always shared a close bond with the WWII veteran.

"Every Patient Tells A Story"

The Doctor Behind the TV Show "House"

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February’s Book Club Selection

"A Visit from the Goon Squad" by Jennifer Egan

A Visit from the Goon Squad delves into the lives of Bennie Salazar, an aging music executive in New York City, and Sasha, his troubled young employee.

January’s Book Club Selection

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"

Henrietta Lacks should have been proud of her contributions to modern medicine. Her human cells were the first to be grown in culture, and were instrumental in helping to develop the polio vaccine, for cancer research, the research of various viruses, and to better understand the effects of the atomic bomb on humans.

No Baby/Toddler Story Time Dec. 27

There will be no Baby/Toddler Story Times on Tuesday, December 27. Sorry for any inconvenience!Family Story Time will take place as usual on Thursday, December 29.Happy holidays!

December Book Club Title:

"The Children’s Book" by A. S. Byatt

One day while visiting the Victoria and Albert Museum, Olive Wellwood decides to take home a runaway she discovered sketching in the basement of the newly opened museum.

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