Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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.

Our Book Club’s Selection for March

On August 20, 1910, a roaring wind galvanized the small fires already affectin

"Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides

Written ten years after his impressive debut The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex is Eugenides’ equally ambitious novel about Cal Stephanides, born Calliope Helen Stephanides. At age thirteen, it becomes apparent that Callie is not like other girls her age.