Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Book Fiesta

Día Celebration

Special Pajama Story Time in celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros

Celebrate el día de los niños during Pajama Storytime on Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. Children of all ages and their families are welcome to join us for this special story time to celebrate children, books, learning and literacy and take home a free book!

'Hollywood on the Potomac: How the Movies View Washington'

An author talk with Mike Canning

On Wednesday, April 15 at 7 p.m., author Mike Canning will present his research on the long history of Washington, D.C. in the movies, for the benefit and entertainment of fans of local history, politics, and the cinema alike. 

"Bat and Rat" book cover

Reader's Theatre

Featuring ‘Bat and Rat'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, April 13 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Bat and Rat by Patrick Jennings is the featured piece.

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Mt. Pleasant Youth Arts Fair

Call for submission: Heroes of Mt. Pleasant

Calling all youth artists! Are you creative? Have you seen anything heroic in Mt. Pleasant this year? Then we want YOU to participate in this year’s Mt. Pleasant Youth Arts Fair! Every year, we host a public art exhibition of work by local students so everyone in the community can see what talented kids we have in our midst. Here’s what you need to know:

BAM - comic book sound effect graphic

Careers in Comics!

Panel discussion and portfolio review with local artists and writers

Want to make comic books for a living? Have your stuff reviewed by pros in the field? Come meet working writers, artists, and more on Saturday, April 11! Guests include: Shannon Gallant, illustrator for Marvel and Dreamworks

"Sweet Music in Harlem" book cover

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Sweet Music in Harlem'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, April 6 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Sweet Music in Harlem by Debbie Taylor is the featured piece.

"Take Care, Good Knight" book cover

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Take Care, Good Knight'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, March 30 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

"Leprechauns Never Lie" book cover

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Leprechauns Never Lie'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, March 23 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Leprechauns Never Lie by Lorna & Lecia Balian is the featured piece.

"Traveling Tom and the Leprechaun" book cover

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Traveling Tom and the Leprechaun'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, March 16 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

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Weekly Online Trivia Contest!

Women's History Month

Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes! Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook.  Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week!  We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.

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