Oral Histories from the Gold Coast

According to a New York Times article, "The Shifting 'Gold Coast,'" By Neil A. Lewis. "For more than two decades, Washington's black elite lived in an enclave in the Northwest corner of the city.

Pop Movies, Every Tuesday Presents 'From Page to Screen'

From Page to ScreenAn Occasional Presentation of 'Pop Movies, Every Tuesday'Featuring New Literature Based Cinema!This month's flick is based on the novel Labor Day by Joyce MaynardJason Reitman directs Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin in this drama of a single mother and her son offering refuge to an escaped convict.


Come experience what it's like to be alone in space with this sci-fi flick.

Classic Cinema Night

Join us for our monthly series dedicated to showing great movies from Hollywood's golden age. This month we will be marking the two hundred year anniversary of the start of World War I by watching a film about a soldier's life during that conflict.For more information or the title of the film, please contact Faith.

Classic Cinema Night

In this installment of our monthly showing of a classic film, we'll be enjoying a romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and a teenage Shirley Temple. Shirley Temple passed away in February of this year, and in remembrance of her and her career, we'll be watching one of her best later films.

All Day Anime

A Free Comic Day Double Feature!What do a flying pig and a militant princess have in common?  Attend the All Day Anime double feature to find out!  Join us as we celebrate one of anime's finest storytellers when we screen two of director Hayao Miyazaki's best works.

Woodridge Anime Club #9

Join the Woodridge Library for a fun Saturday afternoon of anime scene discussion, manga chat, and episode viewings with snacks!

Anime Saturdays

A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up to the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.Cowboy Bebop. Part of the Anime Saturday series. 2:00 p.m. Main floor meeting room.

"The Civil War" by Ken Burns... A PBS Documentary Film

Join in on a screening of The Civil War by Ken Burns, a widely acclaimed PBS documentary outlining the American Civil War in vibrant and dramatic detail.

Film Screening of El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem

Join The Friends of Mount Pleasant Library for a screening of the film El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem. A discussion will follow led by the filmmaker Andrew Padilla.For more film screenings at the library check our online calendar.Adults