Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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12 Spaceships Land... What Do They Want? Film Screening: Arrival

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

"Arrival" is based on the short story, The Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang.   Twelve ships land on earth linguist, Louise Fletcher, is called to interpret the language of the aliens.
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My Feelings: Art & Movement Workshop

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 2:00 pm

DCRCC offers a child-led exploration of emotion, empathy, and mindfulness. Participants will explore ways to express their feelings and communicate their needs. Activities include role playing, art projects, call &response, and games.  
Family Story Time

Family Funday Sunday

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 2:00 pm

A variety of family friendly programs that may include dance, music, movement, movies, sign language and much more. Recommended for children from birth to 12 years old.  
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Reader's Theatre Features 'Leprechauns Never Lie'

Monday, March 6, 2017, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, March 6 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Leprechauns Never Lie by Lorna & Lecia Balian is the featured piece.
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Tween Scene

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 4:00 pm

At Tween Scene, tweens will socialize, learn, and have fun through activities.  
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In the Smoke of the Sting

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.
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Celebrate 75 Years of Golden Books

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join in conversation with authors Diane Muldrow and Leonard Marcus surrounded by the beautiful art of Golden Books artist Aurelius Battaglia.   Books will be available for purchase and signing. This program is for adults, but will take place in the Children's Room. We are grateful to the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities for supporting the art and recent restoration of the Battaglia murals.  
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Coffee and Conversation

Join us for coffee, conversation, and an activity! This is an opportunity to gather with people who enjoy spending time in the library, and to share interests and ideas with the community. 2nd and 4th Friday of each month  |  11 a.m. - 12 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there!  Questions? Call 202-671-3122.  
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Family Yoga!

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join us in the children's room for free, family yoga. In this program, you will: Stretch your body with gentle yoga movements. Move into new and familiar yoga positions. Learn about yoga and its health benefits. Relax with breathing exercises. Do yoga with Dexter!
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Reader's Theatre Features 'Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato'

Monday, March 13, 2017, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors Please join us in the children's room on Monday, March 13 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

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