Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Magic Treehouse: "The Knight at Dawn"

Join us for an evening of fun with The Knight at Dawn book trivia, parchment paper making, and coat of arms design. February 16, at 6:30 pm

Take the BBC’s Excess Baggage Travel Quiz

I know it’s a little late to be posting this, but I couldn’t resist. Every year, one of my favorite BBC Radio 4 programs broadcasts a Christmas travel quiz in front of a live audience.

"The Secret in Their Eyes"

This film was the winner of numerous international awards, including nine Clarín Entertainment Awards (Argentina) and the 2010 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Celebrate Chanukah: Make a Gelt Bag

Visit the Mt. Pleasant Library with your friends and have fun making your own crafty and creative gelt bag. Materials provided by the Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library. Ages: 8-12 Date: Wednesday December 8 Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Book Club's Selection for December

Meet Balram Halwai: servant, philosopher, entrepreneur, murderer.

Our November Book Club Selection

In 1925 British explorer Percy Fawcett traveled to the Amazon jungle to find an ancient civilization believed to have lived there in the city of Z, a fabled El Dorado long-rumored to be located deep in the South American wilderness.


When his orchestra is dismantled, Daigo Kobayashi decides to move back to the small town of his childhood with his wife to regroup.

"Small Island" by Andrea Levy

Small Island centers on the lives of four immigrants to London: Hortense Joseph, newly-arrived from Jamaica in 1948; her husband Gilbert Joseph, just returned from the war expecting to be treated as a war hero and not a second-class citizen; their landlady Queenie, raised as a farmer’s daughter; and her husband Bernard, also retu