Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

"Squirrel's New Year's Resolution" book cover

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Squirrel's New Year's Resolution'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Jan. 5 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Squirrel's New Year's Resolution by Pat Miller is the featured piece.

Winter Science Activities

Family Fun Day Sunday

Winter Science Sessions

Enjoy the winter season with fun, hands on wintery science activities! During a series of our Family Fun Day Sundays this winter we will experiment with snow, frost, and ice! Children of all ages and their families are welcome to attend these events. They will be held in the Children's Room at 2 p.m.  Jan. 4 - Make A Snowflake Jan. 25 - Erupting Snow Feb. 15 - Fun with Frost March 8 - Ice Cube Magic

Instant DCPL

7 Ways to Enjoy the Library Instantly

The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!

All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online! 1. Have your own film festival at home. View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.

Xmen Days of Future Past

Final Film of 2014 - Ladies Choice

Avid comic book reader and technician Tracy L. picked this one....

Closing out 2014 with a time traveling mutant movie based on the Age of Apocalypse series!

Winter Break

Children's Winter Programming Break

Two-week programming break: Dec. 21 - Jan. 3

The Children's Room will be taking a two-week program break this winter from Dec. 21, 2014 though Jan. 3, 2015.Our regular programming will resume on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. In the meantime, participate in our Cold But Cuddly Winter Reading Group! Elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.  

Holiday Party

Holiday Party

Celebrate this Holiday Season!

Celebrate the holiday season with your community on Friday, Dec. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Children's Room on the second floor. The wintery festivities will include a read aloud, music, a craft, games, and lots of good cheer!  Children ages 0-12 are welcome to attend the party with their families and friends. Hope to see you there!

I'll Be Home for Christmas

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'I'll Be Home For Christmas'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

The Mitten by Aylesworth

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'The Mitten'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Mitten, Retold by Jim Aylesworth and illustrated by Barbara McClintock is the featured piece.

Winter Reading

Cold But Cuddly

Winter Reading Club

Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card! This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.  

Cookie Exchange Week Clipart

Cookie Exchange Week, Hooray!

A Sunday Family FunDay Program

In celebration of Cookie Exchange Week, a delicious holiday tradition the first week of December, the Children’s Room hosted a cookie story time for Sunday Family Funday featuring cookie stories, cookie recipes, and a cookie treat.

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