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Keep Calm and Write On!

Published on Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Have you started your great masterpiece for National Novel Writing Month?
Here are five tips from the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWrMo) Blog

1.  Think of an idea you love enough to neglect everything else you enjoy in life.

  • Not something you like; an example would be that you like drinking white wine spritzers.  How can you plausibly stretch that into 1000 words?

2.  Flesh out a vague idea

Featuring "The Gruffalo"

Published on Tuesday, May 13, 2014

"The Gruffalo" book coverCalling all readers!

Please join us in the Children's Room on Monday, May 19 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson is the featured piece.

Published on Saturday, May 10, 2014


Sandra Bullock is alone in space.  Will she make it back to Earth?  Come see on May 24 at 2 p.m.

Spend the Afternoon with Mom at the Library!

Published on Saturday, May 10, 2014

Flower pots with the letters M-O-M written on them.Grow a garden of love this Mother's Day.  Join us for a garden-craft edition of our Family Funday Sunday program in the children's room.  We will read aloud a favorite book about mom, decorate a flower pot, and plant a beautiful flower!  Celebrate all of the mother figures in your life this Mother's Day!

The program will take place on Sunday, May 11 at 2 p.m. in the Children's Room on the second floor.  All children and their families are welcome to attend.

Stop by the library early to read one of these lovely books with your loved ones: 

Featuring "Horace and Morris Join the Chorus (but what about Dolores)"

Published on Tuesday, May 6, 2014

"Horace and Morris Join the Chorus (but what about Dolores?)" bookCalling all readers!

Celebrate National Bike Month!

Published on Tuesday, May 6, 2014

kids on bikesThe Mount Pleasant Library and City Bikes are happy to present a special Bike to the Library Family Story Time in honor of National Bike Month!

Published on Monday, May 5, 2014

Cover image of L. Peat O'Neil's book Pyrenees Pilgrimage Walking Across France
Author, traveler, and adventurer L. Peat O’Neil will discuss her book, Pyrenees Pilgrimage: Walking Across France, about her solo walk from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea through the Pyrenees.

'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!