Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Photo of TIlly the dog

Meet Tilly!

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

  Tilly is a PAL volunteer and will visit the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when her schedule permits. Here are 10 tidbits about our new volunteer, Tilly:  

Photo of Hatfield the Dog on the Porch

Meet Hatfield!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Hatfield is a PAL volunteer and will start to visit the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits. Here are 10 details about our new volunteer, Hatfield:   Hatfield is about 9 years old and weighs 22 pounds.

Holiday Card from Make A Wish

Holiday Card Craft

Spread season's greetings this winter

Come and spread some holiday cheer At Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library this year Cards for the children at Children's National we shall decorate Smiles, joy, and laughter we are sure to create Join us for Family Funday Sunday on the Seventh of December For holiday spirit the little ones will remember Join us Sunday, Dec. 7 for this fun and special craft.  Cards created will be donated to the Children's National Medical Center.  

"Thanksgiving Day Thanks"

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Thanksgiving Day Thanks'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

"A Turkey for Thanksgiving" by Eve Bunting

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'A Turkey for Thanksgiving'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting is the featured piece; Mr. and Mrs. Moose try to invite a turkey to their Thanksgiving feast.

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Craft Supply Swap Meet

Out with the old, in with inspiration!

A perfect opportunity to clear out your overflowing craft drawer!Bring your unused yarn, fabric, beads, thread, and other supplies to the Library on Saturday, Nov. 22, to share with other attendees, and get inspired by some new materials to take home. The swap will last from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Please RSVP by emailing mtpleasantlibrary@dc.gov.  

Sesame Street 45

Sesame Street, Hooray!

A Sunday Family FunDay Program

The Children's Room celebrates Sesame Street’s 45 years of helping children grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. The Family Funday Sunday on Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. features Sesame Street stories, music, and activities.

"Minnie and Moo and the Thanksgiving Tree"

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Minnie and Moo and the Thanksgiving Tree'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, November 10 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Minnie and Moo and the Thanksgiving Tree by Denys Cazet is the featured piece: All the animals in the barnyard ask the cows Minnie and Moo to hide them so that they will not become Thanksgiving dinner.

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Karen Katz

Spotlight on author/illustrator

Karen Katz rocks! The Saturday Nov. 11 Family Story Time at 2 p.m. is dedicated to stories written and drawn by Karen Katz. Here are six Karen Katz stories to share with your child. Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Image of the cover of the historical novel Rush of Shadows, by Catherine Bell

Catherine Bell Discusses Her Book, 'Rush of Shadows'

World traveler, former Peace Corps. volunteer and teacher Catherine Bell will be discussing her latest novel, Rush of Shadows, a historic novel chronicling the violent clashes between pioneers and Indians in 1850s and 1860s California. Amidst the violence and greed of their people, two women, Mellie, a pioneer woman, and Bahé, a Native American, come to an unlikely understanding.

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