Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

A journey Into darkness on Nov. 9 at 2 p.m.

Published on Saturday, November 2, 2013

How do you stop a one man weapon capable of mass destruction?

Join James Tiberius Kirk, third captain of the United Federation of Planet's Constitution-class starship Enterprise to find out how he and his crew will do it.
star trek into darkness

'Historic Restaurants of Washington, D.C.'

Published on Thursday, October 31, 2013

Book cover of John DeFerrari's book, Historic Restaurants of Washington, D.C.

Thursday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m.

Published on Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Celia CruzThe multimedia presentation "Celia Cruz: Queen of Salsa," on Oct. 31 at 7 p.m., will include soundtracks and video clips of Celia Cruz.

Over the course of a career that spanned six decades and took her from humble beginnings in Cuba to a world-renowned artist, Cruz became the undisputed "Queen of Salsa."
Presented by Mario A. Ortiz, Associate Professor of Spanish and Director of Latin American and Latino Studies Education at the Catholic University of America.

Published on Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Don't know what we're talking about?

Come watch Zach Snyder's directorial debut Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. in the large meeting room.
dawn of the dead

Demonstration and Workshop on Tuesday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m.

Published on Friday, October 25, 2013
Collage workshop for adults

Local collage artist Megan Coyle will provide a program with demonstration on her collage work and collage in general to adults in the meeting room on the first floor. Attendees may make small "painting with paper" animal collages.

Registration is required to ensure that enough supplies are available for all participants. (Click the link to register.)

Seniors are welcome.

Family Fun-Day Sunday

Published on Friday, October 25, 2013

AndréaCome sing, dance, shake and try out new rhythms and Spanish words with Andrés as he takes children on a musical journey through different Latin American cultures. Recommended for ages 3 to 12.

The fun starts Sunday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Children's Room on the second floor.

Published on Friday, October 25, 2013
cave canem dogPlease join us for a Celebration of Poetry featuring poets from Cave Canem, a collection of poetry that is committed to cultivate the artistic and professional growth of African American poets.

Some of the poets that will be reading are:
  • Niki Herd
  • Katy Richey
  • Brandon D. Johnson
  • Hayes Davis
  • Teri Cross Davis
  • Derrick Weston Brown
The poetry starts Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. in the meeting room on the first floor.

The Original Classic Zombie Movie

Published on Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Night of the Living Dead
Join us on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. for a screening of George A. Romero's 1968 zombie classic.

Published on Wednesday, October 9, 2013

 Oh, what fun we had at our first Family Funday on Sunday, a new weekly event at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library.

We started with “Stories in the Sunshine,” and lucky for us, it was a beautiful, sunny Sunday. Llama Llama on the lawn got us giggling and feeling the rhymes and rhythms. We read:

Get Crafty This Saturday At Mount Pleasant Library!

Published on Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Boston Terrier by Megan CoyleJoin local collage artist Megan Coyle for a collage-making workshop for children and youth.  Megan will be demonstrating her "painting with paper" technique and will then assist attendees with making their own "painting with paper" collages of animals.  The workshop will be held in the Children's Room on the second floor.  

Registration is required and limited to 20 participants, so please register now by stopping by the Children's Room or calling 202-671-3125.

This program is provided in collaboration with Day Eight, a nonprofit organization that promotes the arts.