Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

March Madness

March Madness

Tournament of the Books

March Madness isn't just about basketball this year...The Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library's Children's Room is hosting the best March Madness tournament around! Help us choose which children's book or series will be crowned the 2015 champion!

"You Can't Do That Amelia" book cover

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'You Can't Do That, Amelia!"

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, March 9 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.You Can't Do That, Amelia! by Kimberly Wagner Klier is the featured piece.

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Writing Workshops with 826DC

Develop your writing skills and have a lot of fun!

We are so excited to announce a series of writing workshops led by 826DC.826DC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Their services are structured around the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.

"I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote" book cover

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, March 2 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Mapping Segregation

Mapping Segregation in Washington, D.C.

Focusing on historic housing segregation in Bloomingdale, Columbia Heights, Mt. Pleasant, Park View and Pleasant Plains

Please join us for Mapping Segregation in Washington, D.C.: Focusing on historic housing segregation in the Northwest D.C. neighborhoods of Bloomingdale, Columbia Heights, Mount Pleasant, Park View, and Pleasant Plains.

Snow Dog's Journey Book Cover

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Snow Dog's Journey'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Snow Dog's Journey by Loretta Krupinski is the featured piece.

Library Closed February 17

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Feb. 17 due to inclement weather.

Cover image for the documentary The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

Focus on Cuba!

Documentary Screenings

Join us for two screenings of award-winning documentaries focusing on the resilient people and natural wonder of Cuba.   On Thursday, Feb. 26, we will be screening The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil.  After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990, oil and food imports in Cuba dropped by more than half. This documentary details the hardships and showcases the creativity the Cuban people displayed as they struggled to overcome this exceptionally difficult period in their history.

Photo of Hoover the PAL dog

Meet Hoover!

A Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library volunteer

Hoover is a PAL volunteer and will visit the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library starting in February 2015.   Here are a few facts about Hoover:   Hoover was adopted from BoxAR Rescue in 2010.

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Sci Fi Saturday

'Lucy' with Scarlett Johansson

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. Feb. 28 at  2 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room.

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