Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

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

Mt. Pleasant: A Historical Overview

A Lecture by Mara Cherkasky

Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m.Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library

Spotlight on Series

Aldo Zelnick Comic Novels

Curl up, get cozy, and read!Artsy-Fartsy By Karla OceanakJUV J OCEANAK

Meet Lucky!

A Mount Pleasant Library Volunteer

'Kat Vespucci and the Renegade Province'

Author Talk

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Book Club Title for March

'The Warmth of Other Suns'

Called 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.

Spotlight on Series


Curl up, get cozy, and read!Summer According to HumphreyBy Betty G. BirneyJUV J BIRNEYWhen 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.

Spotlight on Series

Children of the Crow Cove

Curl up, get cozy, and read!The Crow-GirlBy Bodil BredsdorffJUV J BREDSDORFFAfter the death of her grandmother, a young orphaned girl leaves her house by the cove and begins a journey that leads her to people and experiences that exemplify the wisdom her grandmother had shared with her. 155 pages.

Spotlight on Series

Melvin Beederman Superhero

Curl up, get cozy, and read!The Curse of the Bologna SandwichBy Greg TrineJUV J TRINEBook One in the Melvin Beederman Superhero series. After graduating from the superhero academy, Melvin Beederman heads for Los Angeles, where he unexpectedly teams up with Candace Brinkwater, school play actress, to nab the evil McNasty Brothers.

How We Learn About the Books We Love and the Authors Who Wrote Them

The Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library welcome David Stewart, President and Founder of the Washington Independent Review of Books, as he discusses "How We Learn About the Books We Love and the Authors Who Wrote Them."