Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga. Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability). A signed waiver form is required.
Do you struggle balancing work and life responsibilities? Do you often feel worn out, or have trouble enjoying the present moment? Do you ever find it hard to find time to relax and let go of the stress of your daily life?
Meet up with local historians Mara Cherkasky and Natalie Avery to learn about the musical history of Mt. Pleasant. The walking tour will begin at 14th and Irving St. NW (in front of the CVS) and end at the library.
Join us every Monday and Wednesday evening until 8 p.m. to improve your English and chat with new people.
The conversation circles are recommended for adults who can read, write, and carry on conversations in English (Advanced Beginner Level). They will be held in Conference Room 2 on the lower level of the library.
Fore more information, call the Adult Literacy Resource Center at 202-727-1616.
Stories, songs, dances, and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults.
For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.
Remember there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m.
To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
Cuentos, canciones, cailes, y más en inglés y español para niños de 0-5 años y sus adultos.
Por motivos de seguridad, existe un límite de 75 participantes para cada hora del cuento.
Explicit language, homosexuality, politics, violence. Just a few reasons why certain books are deemed unsuitable for society by the "conservative" reader. Imagine what our world be like if we did not have those who dared to push the envelope? As Banned Books Week approaches, let us take some time out of our busy day to honor those authors who not only crossed the line, but erased it. But let's not limit that acknowledgement to authors in the United States. Let's cross our borders and look at writers around the world who shook things up in their homeland. Enjoy!
Bogie is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits.
Here are ten fun facts about Bogie:
Bogie is a friendly, sweet, funny, curly-coated hound retriever.
Bogie thinks everyone in the world should pet him.
Bogie has a good nose and is always sniffing and catching a scent.
Maverick is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits.
Here are ten fun facts about Maverick:
Maverick can fit three tennis balls in his mouth at one time!
Maverick was rescued from the SPCA in Philly when he was 10 weeks old and weighed 10lbs!
DC Public Library is participating in the 2016 Free Summer Meals Program.
Kids and teens eat free lunch on weekdays from July 5 – August 12. No registration is required.
Lunch will be provided Monday – Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the following library locations:
Anacostia – 1800 Good Hope Road, SE
Moseley is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits.
Here are ten fun facts about Moseley:
Moseley likes to carry around a big stuffed bone.
Moseley shakes hands and bows for treats.
A Panel Discussion on Personal Narratives of Latina/o LGBT Activism
Queer Brown Voices is a collection of narratives of Latina/o LGBT activism from the 1970s - 1990s by those who were there.
Join us for a discussion featuring activists on the front lines then and now:
Letitia Gomez - Co-editor of Queer Brown Voices, Co-founder and Executive Director of LLEGÓ, the first national Latina/o LGBT organization.
José Gutierrez - Co-founder and board member of the Rainbow History Project, Founder of the Latino LGBT History Project and DC Latino Pride.
Have a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fan in you family? Or an endangered animal lover? Bring them this special program in honor of World Turtle Day! We will be making a turtle-themed craft and learning some fun facts about these endangered critters. All supplies will be provided. For ages 5 and up.
This program is part of a special three-week collaboration with the Petworth Library.
We will be holding a contest to see who can make a paper airplane fly the longest! We might even fly the planes outside if the weather is cooperative.
All supplies will be provided. For ages 5 and up. This program is part of a special three-week collaboration with the Petworth Library.
On May 9, 1754, the first American comic appeared in a newspaper. In celebration, we will be using newspaper to create a fun craft! All supplies will be provided. For ages 5 and up. This program is part of a special collaboration with the Petworth Neighborhood Library.