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Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics

Published on Wednesday, June 18, 2014

science kidsDo you love all the fun stuff about science class? Are you looking for something creative and exciting to do this summer? Then, join the STEAM Team at the Mount Pleasant Library! Each week we will be exploring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) with hands on activities. We'll meet on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. in the Children's Room on the 2nd Floor.

Fun with Origami

Published on Tuesday, June 17, 2014

origami Join us for the first Kid's Night of the summer for some fun Origami creations.

Every Monday night we'll have lots of fun in the Children's Room with a variety of activities.   

Monday, June 23 at 7 p.m. we'll be making Origami - the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. 

Recommended for ages 6-12 

Check out these great Origami books: 


Sign up and win prizes.

Published on Monday, June 16, 2014

Literary Elements Adult Summer Reading logoSummer reading season is upon us and from now until August 31st there are plenty of opportunities for you to complete the program while earning prizes. It’s very easy:

Step 1: Sign up for adult summer reading online from home or with staff at our lower level information desk. Don’t forget to claim your tote bag for signing up!

Step 2: Get playing! There are ten activities to choose from, 5 Reader Block activities and 5 Explorer Block activities:

Reader Block:

A Sunday Family Funday Program

Published on Friday, June 13, 2014

Happy Father's Day Clip Art
We will celebrate all the special men in our lives on Family Funday Sunday.

Please join us in the children's room at 2 p.m. for stories, crafts, friendship, and festivities.

Here are six Daddy's Day books to share.

Spotlight on Author/Illustrator

Published on Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Photo of Author/Illustrator Eileen ChristelowEileen Christelow rocks!

Our upcoming Saturday Family Story Time at 2 p.m. is dedicated to
the Five Little Monkey stories written and drawn by Eileen Christelow.  

Here are seven Five Little Monkey stories to share with your child.
Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Featuring "The Musicians of Bremen"

Published on Tuesday, June 10, 2014

DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "Yummy" book Calling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, June 16 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

The Musicians of Bremen is the featured piece.

Published on Wednesday, June 4, 2014

World Cup

Celebrate the 2014 World Cup Brazil with these fun kick off events at the Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library.

Join us for a Curious George Family Fun Day!

Published on Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Come on over to the Mount Pleasant Library on Sunday June 8, at 2 p.m. for an afternoon full of fun! We'll have Curious George activities, crafts, books, and a movie! Enjoy the party and get signed up for Summer Reading!

curious george

The fun will last from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Children's Room on the Second Floor. Children of all ages and their families are welcome to attend.

"Grow into science" this summer!

Published on Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline, in partnership with AAAS and the DC Public Library.  Through classes held in community sites and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments.  Classes are small with 15 students each, so be sure to register early! 

microscope with plant

Featuring "Mr. Large in Charge"

Published on Tuesday, June 3, 2014

DC Public Library link to "Mr. Large in Charge" bookCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, June 30 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.