Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers.
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.
Get one-on-one support from staff and learn basic activities in an online job search:
Create an email account
Start a resume
Work on an online application
Learn about the job seeking process
Create and save a sample job search
Every Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the large meeting room on the main floor. Find tips on all of the above and start your job search at www.dclibrary.org/jobseekers.
AALEAD is an after-school program for middle and high school students with workshops on leadership development, educational empowerment, and community.
We’ll be meeting after school every week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 – 6 p.m. Feb. 18 through August for different activities to hone our leadership skills, technology chops, and other important life skills. Join us!
Every year, Mt. Pleasant hosts a public art exhibition of work by local students, so everyone in the community can see what talented kids we have in our midst!
Stop by the Children's Room on the second floor to view selected works from the 2015 Mt. Pleasant Youth Arts Fair. This year's theme is "Heroes of Mt. Pleasant."
The show is featured here at the library and at surrounding local businesses.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.
Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required.
To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.
Challenge your friends with FIFA Soccer, improve your tennis and bowling games with Wii Sports and travel the galaxy with LEGO Star Wars.
Join us for these games and many more in the Children's Room.
Recommended for ages 5-12.
Trabajadores Unidos de Washington D.C. y la Biblioteca Pública de Mt. Pleasant estarán ofreciendo una serie de clases diseñadas para asistir los trabajadores de construcción y otros obreros que hablan español mejorar su matemática, especialmente el tipo de matemática que necesitarán en sus empleos, como por ejemplo calcular y medir.
Las clases serán del día 2 al 24 de mayo todos los jueves de las 6:30-9 p.m., y todos los sábados y domingos de las 2-5 p.m. Todas las clases serán en el salón de conferencias 1 en la planta baja de la biblioteca.
Do you want to make a difference in a child's life?
Foster parents provide a safe, nurturing home for children or teens temporarily separated from their families through no fault of their own.
If you are interested in becoming a foster/resource parent, please come to one of these special info sessions taking place at DC Public Libraries.
This program is made possible thanks to our partnership with the DC Child and Family Services Agency.
Put on your PJ’s, bring along your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for a family story time in the Children's Room!
Every Thursday night we will share stories, songs, and rhymes for all ages as we get ready for bedtime.
Special screening followed by a Q & A with Bamby and Director Dante Alencastre followed by an encore screening
TransVisible: Bamby Salcedo's Story is a documentary film on the life of renowned Trans Latina Activist and Leader, Bamby Salcedo. Turning personal challenges and barriers into the basis of her activism, Bamby has become an effective and beloved advocate and role model for multiple communities including the Trans, Latina, immigrant, youth and LGBT communities.
In continued celebration of Kids Euro Fest 2014, the Saturday Family Story Time on Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. will feature stories and fun from Poland.
To learn more about Poland, here are a few Polish resource books, folklore stories, and Polish language books to share with your child.
Join us for several events at the Mt. Pleasant Library!
Kids Euro Festival is a two-week long festival of European arts and culture presenting more than 80 free activities to D.C. metro area children and their families. There are performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling and more!
In addition to all the fun around the city, we'll have several special events here at the library!Sunday, Nov. 2 2 p.m.
Come watch the next in our series, a post-apocalyptic sequel
Up next at the library is the All About the Ladies film series.
We're kicking off with the sequel to the post-apolocalyptic movie featuring J. Law.
Come check out Katniss and Peeta as they compete in the Quarter Quell and learn things about each other and themselves.
Etegami postcards are a traditional Japanese folk art.
Come by Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. and learn about etegami -- "picture letters" -- which combines watercolor, sumi ink, and words on postcards, and then make your own etegami.
Communicate in a unique, fun way with friends and family.
Japanese Art and Watercolor Books
Meet Nicole, our Adult Summer Reading grand prize winner from way back at the end of August! She is holding her prize - a brand new Kindle Paperwhite. We checked in with her this fall to learn what and where she loves to read around D.C.
Celebrate Kids EuroFest with this Danish children's film
Kids Euro Festival celebrations run from Oct. 24 to Nov. 9.
Jumpstart the fun during our Friday Film program with The Flame and the Cotton Ball! This Danish film tells the story of a little flame from Fireland and was the First Prize Animated Short Film winner at the 2013 Chicago International Children's Festival.
Join us in the children's room as we watch Flammen og vattotten!
If you have any questions, please contact the Children's Room at 202-671-3125.
Calling all readers!
Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman is the featured piece.
A witch trying to pick a big pumpkin on Halloween discovers the value of cooperation when she gets help from a series of monsters.