Join us every Monday and Wednesday evening until 8 p.m. to improve your English and chat with new people.
The conversation circles are recommended for adults who can read, write, and carry on conversations in English (Advanced Beginner Level). They will be held in Conference Room 2 on the lower level of the library.
Fore more information, call the Adult Literacy Resource Center at 202-727-1616.
In celebration of Black History Month, we invite families to attend this special presentation on preserving your history through personal archiving.
Learn why personal archiving matters for Black History, and learn how to save
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Attendees are encouraged to bring in examples of their family's precious heirlooms.
BARS is a creative workshop for youth who enjoy rapping and writing spoken word poems.
Join Words, Beats and Life in the Mt. Pleasant Library Large Meeting Room every Thursday at 4 p.m. to write new songs to original beats & poems and to record and perform. Spend your time making art that makes a difference in your community!
The Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month in Conference Room 1 on the lower level. We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month.
For more information, please email staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-671-3122.
The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month.
We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month.
For more information, please contact email@example.com or call 202-671-3122.
Stories, songs, dances, and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults.
For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.Remember there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m.
To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.Cuentos, canciones, cailes, y más en inglés y español para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.
Join us for two screenings of award-winning documentaries focusing on the resilient people and natural wonder of Cuba.
On Thursday, Feb. 26, we will be screening The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil.
After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990, oil and food imports in Cuba dropped by more than half. This documentary details the hardships and showcases the creativity the Cuban people displayed as they struggled to overcome this exceptionally difficult period in their history.
Trabajadores Unidos de Washington D.C. and the Mt. Pleasant Library are teaming up to offer a series of workshops designed to help construction workers and other trades people improve the math skills they will need for their jobs, such as calculating and measuring.
Each session will begin on a Sunday afternoon, and will consist of three classes.
As usual, all workshops at the library are free! There is also no need to register, just show up.
All workshops will be in Conference Room 1 on the lower level.
Oh, what to paint…?
A Portrait? A Landscape? Still Life, Perhaps?
Deciding what to paint can be a challenge.
Our Bancroft Brownies will search for inspiration to meet the requirements for their Painting Badge (beginning in March).
Here are 14 books that may inspire.
Ignore all the snow on the ground! It's time to start thinking about the summer!
If you are a D.C. youth interested in participating in the 2015 Mayor Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), then listen up. Registration opens up on Friday, Jan. 30 at 12 p.m., so grab your library card and head over to Mt. Pleasant Library (or any library!) right after school to sign up with our computers.
Two couples get together one summer evening at a trendy restaurant in Amsterdam for a nice meal. But the initial pleasantries will ultimately have to give way to the very unpleasant talk they need to have: About their 15-year-old sons, their role in a horrific act currently under police investigation, and what is to be done.
Amid the polite conversation lines are about to be drawn, revealing just how far each couple is willing to go in order to protect their own.