Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Select Libraries Open on Presidents Day 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018 (All day)

Select D.C. public libraries will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Presidents Day: Ward 1 – Mt. Pleasant Ward 2 – West End Library Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Ward 4 – Petworth
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, February 19, 2018, 1:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, February 19, 2018, 2:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.

Reader's Theatre

Monday, February 19, 2018, 4:00 pm

Bring stories to life by reading aloud from scripts created from children’s books. Recommended for readers in grades 2-4.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.
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Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 10:00 am

Stories, songs, dances and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember: There is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
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Bilingual Spanish Story Time

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 11:00 am

Stories, songs, dances and more in English and Spanish for children ages birth to 5 and their adults. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember: There is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
Silly Slime

Afterschool Activities: Make Silly Slime

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 4:30 pm

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for a variety of activities, games, arts & crafts, music and movement. This Tuesday, we'll be creating sticky-icky, nontoxic silly slime. Recommended for ages 5 and up. No registration required. Supplies will be provided.
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Afterschool Activities

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 4:30 pm

Make stuff! Do stuff! Learn stuff! Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for a variety of activities; games, arts & crafts, music & movement. Ages 6 and up. No registration required.  Supplies will be provided.  
ASL Alphabet

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginner Level

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 6:30 pm

Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar on Tuesdays from 6:30 - 9 p.m. Review what you know, learn new signs and practice conversation. Although the focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join regardless of skill level. This class is free and open to the public. No need to register. Questions? Contact us by phone (202) 671-3121 or email.
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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. Story Times are ticketed and first-come, first-served. For groups of more than six please call 202-671-3125 to schedule a visit.

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