Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Painting Badge

Painting Badge

Painting styles and techniques

Bravo to Bancroft Elementary School Brownie Troop #2024 for their hard work and dedication towards earning their “Painting Badge”!  

Crusty the PAL Doggie

Meet Crusty!

A Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library Volunteer

Crusty is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits.   Here are ten bits of information about Crusty :

"Doctor All-Knowing" book

Reader's Theatre

Featuring ‘Doctor All-Knowing'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Jan. 26 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Photo of Author/Illustrator Tad Hills

Tad Hills

Spotlight on Author/Illustrator

Tad Hills rocks!Sunday Family Funday on Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. is dedicated to stories written and drawn by Tad Hills.  

The Cart that Carried Martin

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'The Cart that Carried Martin'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Jan. 12 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.The Cart that Carried Martin by Eve Bunting is the featured piece.

Friendship bracelet picture

Friendship Bracelet Party!

Colorful string! Snacks! 90's music! Nostalgia! Make friends, or make things for your other friends! We’ll provide the materials and the instructions, you provide the knots. Join us in the large meeting room on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. to make bracelets and hang out. All ages are welcome.  

Star Lord and his gang

Sci Fi Saturday Returns

'Guardians of the Galaxy'

A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. Check them out Saturday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room. Star Lord awaits.

"Squirrel's New Year's Resolution" book cover

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Squirrel's New Year's Resolution'

Calling all readers! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Jan. 5 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Squirrel's New Year's Resolution by Pat Miller is the featured piece.

Winter Science Activities

Family Fun Day Sunday

Winter Science Sessions

Enjoy the winter season with fun, hands on wintery science activities! During a series of our Family Fun Day Sundays this winter we will experiment with snow, frost, and ice! Children of all ages and their families are welcome to attend these events. They will be held in the Children's Room at 2 p.m.  Jan. 4 - Make A Snowflake Jan. 25 - Erupting Snow Feb. 15 - Fun with Frost March 8 - Ice Cube Magic

Instant DCPL

7 Ways to Enjoy the Library Instantly

The library's closed, but is open 24/7!

All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online! 1. Have your own film festival at home. View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.