Oh, what fun we had at our first Family Funday on Sunday, a new weekly event at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library.We started with “Stories in the Sunshine,” and lucky for us, it was a beautiful, sunny Sunday. Llama Llama on the lawn got us giggling and feeling the rhymes and rhythms. We read:
Get Crafty This Saturday At Mount Pleasant Library!
Join local collage artist Megan Coyle for a collage-making workshop for children and youth. Megan will be demonstrating her "painting with paper" technique and will then assist attendees with making their own "painting with paper" collages of animals. The workshop will be held in the Children's Room on the second floor.
The Friends will be having their Fall Book Sale on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the meeting room on the main level. They’ll be selling lots of items for you to choose from:fictionnonfictionSpanish and other language bookschildren’s booksDVDsand more!Stop by, meet the Friends, and help support the Mt. Pleasant Library!
Yo La Llamo Rusita Rojas -- Saturday, Sept. 21 3 p.m.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, join us for a bilingual children’s play. I Call Her Rusita Rojas by Cristina Rojas is an energetic adaptation of Charles Perrault’s “Little Red Riding Hood.” This bilingual play has both singing and dancing with characters full of humor that teach us that life is wonderful if we take a moment to dream together.
It might surprise you to know that the newly renovated and expanded Mt. Pleasant Library has reached its one year milestone! We opened in the new space Sept. 12, 2012 to great fanfare.The Friends of the Mount Pleasant Library are generously providing birthday cake and beverage for a celebration on Saturday, Sept. 21 in the Atrium on the first floor at about 4 p.m.
The Latino GLBT History Project, in partnership with the DC Office of Latino Affairs, Brother, Help Thyself, and the DC Office of Human Rights will be hosting a community networking reception to honor the work of Brother, Help Thyself Wednesday Sept. 18 beginning at 6:30 p.m. This wonderful community organization focuses its efforts into providing financial and other support to non-profit organizations serving the GLBTQ and HIV/AIDS communities in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. areas.
Winner of Mt. Pleasant’s “Dig Into Reading” Summer Reading Program
This summer, more than 540 children participated in the Summer Reading Program at the Mount Pleasant Library! We are so proud of all of our wonderful readers and all of the great work they have accomplished this summer.