Mt. Pleasant
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Celebrate with a movie about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.!

Published on Wednesday, February 5, 2014

In celebration ofMLK Black History Month, we will be showing a film about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m.

What begins as a routine class project for a diverse group of sixth-graders turns into a magical, time-traveling adventure they'll never forget! Authentic historical footage of Martin Luther King Jr. is blended with colorful animation as the students learn about -- and actually meet -- the civil rights leader who challenged all Americans to turn his dream of freedom into reality.

Not Rated, 60 minutes
Recommended for ages 5-12
Children's Room, Second Floor

Featuring "Henny Penny"

Published on Monday, February 3, 2014

"Henny Penny" book coverCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

Family Film Celebrating Black History Month

Published on Monday, February 3, 2014
Black History Month sign

Celebrate Black History Month with a family film on Friday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. in the Children’s Room.  We will be watching a film featuring African Americans of achievement. 

Recommended for children of all ages and their families.


Featuring Quilt Stories

Published on Friday, January 31, 2014

Colorful Quilt Clip ArtOur weekly Family Story Time on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. featured stories about quilts.

Here are some you may wish to read.

Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Join in on the fun of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games at the library!

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2014


Do you love cheering on your favorite snowboarder, skiier, or bobsledder in the Winter Olympics? If you can’t make it all the way to Sochi, come to the Mt. Pleasant Library to join in on the Olympics fun!

On Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m., we will be hosting the first ever Library Olympics in the Children's Room on the second floor.

Events will include a figure skating relay, a “bobsled” race, Olympic trivia and more. Prizes will be awarded to all those who participate. Come to compete in the events and to cheer on your friends! This program is recommended for kids ages 6-12. Hope to see you there!

Celebrate Chinese New Year!

Published on Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library!

The Year of the Horse begins on Jan. 31, and we will be celebrating during our Family Fun Day Sunday on Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. in the Children’s Room. Learn and celebrate by joining us for stories, music, and a craft!

In the meantime, check out some of these wonderful books about Chinese New Year and enjoy celebrating!

Featuring "The Emperor's New Clothes"

Published on Friday, January 24, 2014

"The Emperor's New Clothes" by Rowe book coverCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

Registration begins Friday

Published on Thursday, January 23, 2014

What Color is Your Parachute? For Teens Book Cover

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Featuring 'The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs'

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Cover Art of the True Story of the 3 Little Pigs"Everyone knows the story of the Three Little Pigs. Or at least they think they do. But I’ll let you in on a little secret. Nobody knows the real story…” begins Jon Scieszka's The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs.

This wonderful and hilarious re-telling of the classic is our featured story this week.