Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Health Information Workshop at Mt. Pleasant Library

Using iPads, participants will navigate through health information

The workshops will provide instruction on how to evaluate the quality and relevance of health information available through the Internet. The sessions will focus on using quality Internet-based health resources reviewed by health care professionals with particular emphasis on resources available through the National Library of Medicine. 

Let's Go Fly a Kite...!

Seven kite flying stories to share with your child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!Super DuckBy Jez AlboroughJUV E ALBOROUGH

Foster & Host Parent Information Night!

Do you care about DC kids? Consider becoming a licensed host, foster, respite or foster-to-adopt family with Latin American Youth (LAYC)!On June 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., come learn about the D.C. child welfare system, youth homelessness and the need for host and foster families for D.C. kids. Come for information and inspiration -- no commitment necessary!

Celebrate LGBT Month with us!

June is LGBT Month, stop in and check out some of our suggested reading!

Did you know that LGBT Month was formerly known as Gay Pride month?  A proclamation by President Obama changed the name of the month to LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered) Month in June of 2012.  This month honors the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, which were a catalyst for the Gay Pride Movement.  Additionally, the purpose of this commemorative month is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.

Kick Action Saturdays Continues.....

Unwind with us watching the latest action releases

Come check out an action-packed movie that is an expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels. This film is centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.  This film will be shown June 8, 2013

Batter Up!

Seven Easy Reader Baseball Stories for Your Child to Read to You

Curl up, get cozy, and read!Clifford Makes the TeamBy Norman BridwellJUV E BRIDWELL (EASY READER)

Summer-Themed Arts & Crafts

Join us this summer for summer themed arts and crafts activities. Kids will be able to make crafts and take them home while having lots of fun! We'll have crafts every Tuesday at 4 p.m., June 4 through Aug. 20. It is recommended for children ages 3-12. 

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your...

Check out the latest reviews from The Washington Post

Two great books, two great reviews:

Science in the Summer

"Grow into science" this summer!

Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline and organizations in the Washington Metro Area.

Book Club Title for May

'The Great Gatsby'

Yes, this month we’ll be revisiting Fitzgerald’s famous critique of 1920’s nouveau riche society. Told through the eyes of his neighbor Nick Carraway, a Yale graduate who is an outsider to the situation and an insider to this society at the same time, this is the story of eccentric millionaire Jay Gatsby.