Mount Pleasant Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Author/Advocate Frida Larios

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, author Frida Larios will present workshop and reading that will facilitate children’s (ages 4-11) discovery and question the unique visual world of letters and Mayan mythology. The trilingual (English, Spanish and New Language [Visual] Maya) children’s book, The Village That Was Buried by an Erupting Volcano (children’s book) and the Green Child wooden puzzle are the tools of this workshop and educational experience. In the Children's Room on the 2nd floor of the Mount Pleasant Library.

Read-Out! Banned Books

We will be reading some of our favorite banned books at Read-Out! this month. Come by and listen to the first chapters of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Captain Underpants, and other banned favorites. This program is appropriate for children ages 8-12 and will take place in the children's story circle. 

Diabetes Support Group

For anyone diagnosed with Diabetes, pre-diabetes or caring for a diabetic. Healthcare professionals will give educational information and answer questions on food choices, exercise and medicine. We meet the third Saturday of every month. For email or phone updates, leave your information at the Adult Information Desk. Light refreshments. Every third Saturday at 12pm. This program is free and open to all.  

After School Craft-ernoon: Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, learn how to weave a colorful "God's eye". These beautiful dream-catcher-looking creations were woven by the Huichol Indians of Mexican for good luck and protection; descendents are known to still make them today. Come learn how to make this easy and fun craft!Best for ages 6 - 12.

Sidewalk Chalk & Bubbles

Come celebrate the last few days of summer by blowing bubbles and drawing with sidewalk chalk outside the library. Best for ages 3 - 12.

Get Booked! Banned Books Week Photo Booth

Come in and take photos of yourself with a Banned Book of your choice! The photo booth will be available all week and staff will be on hand with our iPad to take photos. You can also take selfies with your phone - just make sure you tag our Twitter handle: @dcpl or Facebook at DC Public Library. For all ages.

Comic Book Club

In remembrance of the flooding of New Orleans nine years ago, we will be reading and discussing 

End of Summer Reading Party!

Come celebrate the completion of Summer Reading with crafts, games, and refreshments.  We'll also draw the winners for the Summer Reading raffles!  Thank you for participating in Summer Reading in the Palisades!

Last Day of Summer Reading!

Today is the official last day of Summer Reading.  If you haven't turned in your reading log, please bring it in and get your prizes!  We'll be drawing winners for our Children's Summer Reading raffles at the End of Summer Reading Party on September 3rd.