Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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.

Xmen Days of Future Past

Final Film of 2014 - Ladies Choice

Avid comic book reader and technician Tracy L. picked this one....

Closing out 2014 with a time traveling mutant movie based on the Age of Apocalypse series!

Winter Break

Children's Winter Programming Break

Two-week programming break: Dec. 21 - Jan. 3

The Children's Room will be taking a two-week program break this winter from Dec. 21, 2014 though Jan. 3, 2015.Our regular programming will resume on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. In the meantime, participate in our Cold But Cuddly Winter Reading Group! Elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.  

Holiday Party

Holiday Party

Celebrate this Holiday Season!

Celebrate the holiday season with your community on Friday, Dec. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Children's Room on the second floor. The wintery festivities will include a read aloud, music, a craft, games, and lots of good cheer!  Children ages 0-12 are welcome to attend the party with their families and friends. Hope to see you there!