Forced from power, the liberator of South America from colonial Spanish rule Simón Bolívar sails down the Magdalena River from Bogotá to the sea. At every port he is greeted with gratitude and celebrated, while feeling a great loss and a sense of disillusionment.
Join documentary filmmaker Andrew Padilla and the Friends of the Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 31 for a screening and discussion of the film El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem.
We will celebrate Memorial Day 2014 with stories, songs, and a patriotic craft on Sunday May 25 at 2 p.m.This is our weekly Family Funday Sunday program.To learn more more about this special holiday, here are seven Memorial Day books to share with your child.
Japan in a Suitcase packs a little bit of Japan in a suitcase and brings it to area children. This interactive program promotes understanding of Japan and Japanese culture to school children through hands-on activities, games and demonstrations. Please join us on Wednesday, June 19 at 4 p.m. in the children's room. For ages 8 and up.