Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

'Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in A Storm-Ravaged Hospital'

Published on Friday, May 2, 2014

As the risCover Image of Sheri Fink's nonfiction book, Five Days at Memorialing waters, stifling heat, and power failures caused by Hurricane Katrina reached their greatest impact, staff at Memorial Medical Center had to make difficult triage decisions, including designating patients as last to be rescued. Years later, this led several health care professionals to face criminal prosecution for deliberately hastening the death of these patients. So what happened?

Celebrate Día de los Niños/Children's Day

Published on Friday, May 2, 2014


In honor of Día join us for these special events:

A bilingual presentation of 
The Three Billy Goats Gruff/Los Tres Chivitos Gruff in English and Spanish.
Monday, April 28 | 4 p.m.
A Pre-School Story time were we will be reading bilingual stories, singing bilingual songs and rhymes.
Wednesday. April 30 | 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Todd Parr

Published on Friday, May 2, 2014

Photo of Todd ParrTodd Parr rocks!

Our upcoming Saturday Family Story Time at 2 p.m. is dedicated to stories written and drawn by Todd Parr.  

Here are seven Todd Parr stories to share with your child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!

A Sunday Family Funday Program

Published on Friday, May 2, 2014

Tea Pot Clip ArtOn Sunday, May 4 at 2 p.m., we will have a Tea Party for our weekly Family Funday program.

Weather permitting, the program will be held outside on library grounds.

Here are seven tasty tea stories to share with your child!

What is it like being alone in space? Would it make you crazy?

Published on Saturday, April 26, 2014


Sam Rockwell is in space alone... or is he?  Come see on May 10, at 2 p.m.

Pete the Cat Party!

Published on Wednesday, April 23, 2014

picture of pete the cat

Featuring 'Ladybug Girl'

Published on Tuesday, April 22, 2014

"Ladybug Girl" bookCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, May 5 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Published on Friday, April 18, 2014

Gruffalo ClipartOn April 13, our 2 p.m. Family Funday Sunday featured that creature with terrible tusks, and terrible claws, and terrible teeth in his terrible jaws. You know the one – with knobbly knees and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end of his nose. That fella whose eyes are orange, whose tongue is black, and who has those purple prickles all over his back!

Oh, yeah… It was all about him!

Here are more Gruffalo stories to read and watch.

Published on Thursday, April 17, 2014

poem in your pocket logoPick a poem that moves you. Pick a poem that amuses you. Pick a poem that confuses you. Put it in your pocket and see how it changes your day.

From the Academy of American Poets:

"On Poem in Your Pocket Day, people throughout the United States select a poem, carry it with them, and share it with others throughout the day. You can also share your poem selection on Twitter by using the hashtag #pocketpoem. Poems from pockets are unfolded throughout the day with events in parks, libraries, schools, workplaces, and bookstores."

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Published on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Photo of Zeke the dogPhoto of Zeke the dog

Zeke is a PAL volunteer and will start to visit the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library in April 2014.

Here are 10 details about our friend Zeke: