Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

dancing kids

Music and Movement

Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:30 am

Dance, sing and play instruments with your friends at the library! This program is aimed at children under 5 and their caregivers. Have a large group? Please call ahead to make special arrangements.
123 Andres!

123 Andres!

Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:00 am

DC-favorites, Latin Grammy Award-winning 123 Andrés and Christina bring their high-energy bilingual program back to the library! Learn or practice Spanish words, and travel with them around the Americas.
Legos

LEGO fun!

Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:30 am

Build, explore and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 2-12 years old and their caregivers.  
Yoga Mondays

Saturday Morning Yoga

Saturday, July 20, 2019, 10:00 am

Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga. Everyone is welcome, beginners especially. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability). A signed waiver form is required.
Mad Science

Mad Science: Up, Up and Away!

Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:00 am

This spellbinding event introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft help children learn about the power of air. This program is recommended for children ages 5 and up.
People Animals Love

Doggie Story Time

Saturday, July 20, 2019, 12:00 pm

Join dogs from People Animals Love (P.A.L.) for a special story hour on the third Saturday of each month featuring an opportunity for children to meet and read with dogs. P.A.L. story hours provide a great way for your budding reader to get some reading practice in with an attentive and patient audience. 
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, July 22, 2019, 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.
Picture of a Hippo and a Bird Reading Together

Curiosity Seekers Summer Mini-Camp for Pre - K & Kindergarten

Monday, July 22, 2019, 2:00 pm

Is your child entering a pre-kindergarten or kindergarten program in September 2019?  Then, our Curiosity Seekers Summer Mini-Camp is the perfect way to beat the summer slide or get a jump start on learning for the fall!   Part story time, part self-directed exploration, this program focuses on letter and number recognition, pre-reading skill development, basic math skills, science, social concepts (sharing, manners, etc.) and more. Each class begins promptly at 2 p.m. and ends at 3:15 p.m. The following is a list of themes and topics:  
Baby owl

Baby Lap Time

Monday, July 22, 2019, 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.
Mic

Teen Podcasting Workshop

Monday, July 22, 2019, 4:00 pm

Do you love podcasts? Join us on Mondays at 4 p.m. for a 9-week summer program on how to create, record, edit and publish your own podcasts. This program is for teens, ages 13-19, and counts towards Summer Challenge activities and community service hours. To register, and for more information, email mtpleasantlibrary@dc.gov.

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