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Queenan's Crime Scenes

Part Two: Stockholm

In part two of this BBC World Service documentary series examining the relationship between real locations where crime occurs and how these inform home-grown, hard-boiled crime literature, Queenan travels to the current hotspot for crime fiction, Stockholm, where he speaks with Jens Lapidus and Camilla Lackberg, the latest in a growing line of best-selling crime writers about the role Sweden

Queenan's Crime Scenes

Part One: Washington, D.C.

American humorist, critic, and author Joe Queenan is the host of this two-part BBC World Service documentary series which examines the relationship between real locations where crime occurs, and how these inform home-grown, hard-boiled crime literature.

Special May Programs for Kids

Here's our first announcement of special kids' programs for May at the new Mt. Pleasant Interim Library! Monday May 3rd, 6:30-7pmSleepy Story TimeIt's a bed-time story-time for children 3-5 years old! Come in your PJs, bring your favorite stuffie, and we'll have some night-time fun!  Wednesday May 5th 6:30-7pmSecret Book Club

No Kids' Programs Until May

Because the library is moving, there will be no more story times or other kids' programs at Mt. Pleasant Library until early May, and none at the interim library because it's too small. Times and alternate locations for story times will be posted as soon as they are available!

Mt. Pleasant Book Club April Selection

"The Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan"

The Mt. Pleasant Library’s Book Club selection for April is The Photographer: Into War-torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders, by Emmanuel Guibert.

BBC World Book Club Edition for March

John Boyne Discusses "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas"

The BBC’s guest for the March edition of the World Book Club is John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Set in Germany in 1942, it tells the story of 9-year-old Bruno, who comes home one day to find that he and his family are to be transplanted from metropolitan Berlin to a house out in the middle of nowhere.

The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club Presents

"The Turn of The Screw" by Henry James

The Mt.

Kids' Reads

Great Books for Black History Month

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal. Text by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illustrations by R. Gregory Christie.

"Odd and the Frost Giants"

A Fun Read for Older Kids!

Odd and the Frost Giants. by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Brett Helquist.Odd is a Viking boy. His name means tip of a blade and is supposed to be a lucky name, but Odd’s life has been anything but lucky. His father is dead, he injured his right leg trying to cut wood and it never healed properly, his stepfather ignores him, and at the end of a long, cold

"Shrek 2" at Mount Pleasant Library

Join Us for a Silly Evening at the Movies!

Everyone is invited to come and watch Shrek 2 at the Mount Pleasant Library Children's Room!Monday January 25th, 5 p.m.The movie's cute, it's funny, and you won't want to miss it!Recommended for children ages 6 and up.