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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Bella is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Library when her schedule permits.
Here are ten fun facts about Bella:
Bella is a 5 year old Airedale Terrier mix.
Bella was found in a parking lot as a puppy
In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons. (via imdb)
Saturday, January 30 at 2:00 p.m.
Come check out the Impossible Missions Force doing their thing.
Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF. (via imdb)
January 9th at 2:00 p.m. in Conference Room 1
One of the reasons I love speculative fiction is that exploring new worlds can be a great way to get insight into our own. Here are some of my favorite science fiction books and series which use space and the future as a mechanism to tell stories about the human condition.
Contact by Carl Sagan
Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs. (via imdb.com)
Purge with us on Halloween at 2:00 pm in the Large Meeting Room.
Leo is a PAL volunteer at the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library.
Here are ten fun facts about our furry friend, Leo:
Leo loves to swim in the creek.
Leo doesn't like to chase a stick or ball, but likes to dive for rocks in the water!
Charlotte is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when her schedule permits.
Here are ten fun facts about Princess Charlotte:
Charlotte was born in 2007.
Charlotte’s birthday is on July 4th.
Charlotte is a 90lb Great Pyrenees (Note: Males can grow to over 150lbs!).