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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.

Holiday Fun for Kids

Join Us for a Craft Session or Check Out Some Fun Books

December is here! And Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice and winter itself are coming! We have lovely books for Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and the winter season (watch this space for some recommendations)!

Mt. Pleasant Book Club Title for November

"The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry"

We’ve all heard the statistic: one in 100 people is a psychopath. But where does this statement come from? What are the tell-tale signs of a psychopath? And why does it seem a lot of people in positions of power possess these same qualities?

Happy Halloween!

Activities for Kids at Mt. Pleasant Library

What are you doing for Halloween? Here at Mt. Pleasant Library, we're looking forward to lots of spooky fun!

October Book Club Selection: "Super Sad True Love Story"

Meet Lenny Abramov: a 39-year-old balding bibliophile who works at a place where rich people looking for immortality go called Post-Human Ser

The Magazine Reader

If the headline of this article or the accompanying image reeled you into reading this, then I probably don't need to explain what The Believer is, who Nick Hornby is  or why you should care what he's reading.

The Magazine Reader on "The 4-Hour Body"

In her New Yorker profile of self-help guru and bestselling author Timothy Ferriss, Rebecca Mead writes, "Every generation get