New Mount Pleasant Library

Mount Pleasant ExteriorThe renovated and expanded Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library, located at 3160 16th Street NW, is now open.

The new library features:

  • Welcoming spaces and comfortable seating
  • Expanded children's space with a large story time room
  • Dedicated Teen Space with Mac computers
  • Meeting room for 100 people
  • Two conference rooms for 12-16 people
  • Three quiet study rooms
  • 50,000 books, DVDs and other library materials
  • 40 computers plus laptops available for customer use in the library
  • Free WiFi
  • Many environmentally-friendly design elements
New Circulation Area New chldren's room New Adult Reading Room


Building Design Awards
The Mount Pleasant Library has received the following awards for design excellence:

  • DC Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Honor Award, Unbuilt Category 2009
  • American Institute of Architects DC Chapter, Merit Award for Historic Resources, 2013

In addition, the Library is seeking LEED Certification for environmentally-friendly design.