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Book Club Selection for September

The ever-increasing variety of foods available to modern consumers has meant that most people of a certain age have at least experimented with different eating ha

Book Club Selection for August: "The History of Love"

Set in contemporary New York City, Nicole Krauss’ beautiful novel explores themes of loneliness and loss, and the unlikely glimmers of hope found despite these

American Sign Language Story Time for Kids

Join us for an American Sign Language Story Time on Friday, June 17, at 4 p.m.!

Book Club Selection for June

Worn with time, the majestic Art Deco Yacoubian building shines in its quiet, ever-watchful manner in downtown Cairo, namesake of its builder’s ambition


Emma Donoghue's 2010 novel Room may possibly be the most perplexing novel I have read this year.  It follows the life of Jack, a typical Dora-the-Explorer-loving child, starting on the morning of his fifth birthday. However, there is one hitch in his upbringing that makes him far from typical: Jack has spent his entire life confined with his mother in one very small room.

Our Book Club's Selection for May

There are countless stories told by mariners and seamen of ships that

Jazz Comes to Story Time!

As part of DC Public Library's Jazz Appreciation Month festivities, Mt. Pleasant Interim Library will offer a jazz-themed story time on Thursday, April 14, at 10 a.m.! Join us for some smooth sounds, hip rhythms and some fun, jazzy stories! For children 5 and under.At La Casa, 3164 Mt. Pleasant St. N.W., next to the interim library.

April Book Club

Fans of Octavia Butler will know she rarely writes short stories.