Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Takeout service available Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. Closed from 2 to 3 p.m.every day for sanitizing.
Dialogue meeting

Dialogue With Neighbors

A Community Conversation Series

Please join us across the city for a three-part structured community dialogue in June 2018. Each dialogue will build on the previous one. And while some may not be able to attend all three dialogues, we are hoping for a core group to be part of all three dialogues so the conversation can deepen over the three weeks. Refreshments will be served at all dialogue sessions.

Photo of Apollo the Dog

Meet Apollo

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Apollo is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when he can. Here are 10 fun facts about Apollo: Apollo is from Florida. Apollo likes warm weather. Apollo is a mutt. Apollo is a cool mix of border collie, boxer and bulldog.

Photo of Isis the Dog

Meet Isis

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Isis is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when she can. Here are 10 fun facts about Isis: Isis is named after a goddess in Egyptian and Greek mythology.

Photo of Gabriella the PAL Dog

Meet Gabriella

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Gabriella is a P.A.L. volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when she can. Here are 10 fun facts about Gabriella: Gabriella is a Shiloh Shepherd. Gabriella is a very fussy eater. Gabriella loves children.

Photo of Hootie the PAL Dog

Meet Hootie

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Hootie is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when he can. Here are 10 fun facts about Hootie:   Hootie is a standard poodle, the largest-sized poodle. 

Photo of Louie the PAL Dog

Meet Louie

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Louie is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when he can. Here are 10 fun facts about Louie: Louie spent 2.5 years training to be a Hero Dogs Service Dog for disabled veterans. Louie was honorably discharged. Louie considered being a bomb sniffer.

Book Front: The Day Tajon Got Shot

The Day Tajon Got Shot

An Author Talk

Inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement, the Teen Writers of The Beacon House, a community-based organization in Northeast Washington, D.C., wrote the story of a teen killed in a police shooting from multiple perspectives, challenging the reader to gain knowledge from the whole picture.  Meet the young authors of The Day Tajon Got Shot, February 8, beginning at 6 p.m.

Photo of Johnny the PAL Dog

Meet Johnny!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Johnny is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when he can. Here are ten fun facts about Johnny: Johnny was a stray dog! Johnny's favorite thing is to be pet, especially by kids! Johnny is afraid of the dark. Johnny has a social media following @johnnykoppeltar.

a woman is flipping a man over

Self Defense Classes for Women

Four Sundays in August

Free Self Defense Classes for Women   A series of four self defense classes with Master Gloria DuBisette of DC Gentle East Martial Arts: Class 1 - August 6th-Basic responses to upright/vertical attacks Class 2 - August 13th-How to fall safely.  How to fight from the ground. (mats provided) Class 3 - August 20th-Power Kicks, strikes and hitting targets.  (practice) Class 4 - August 27th-Review all techniques and practice

Photo of Jupiter the PAL Dog

Meet Jupiter!

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Jupiter is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when he can. Here are ten fun facts about Jupiter: Jupiter is a Schnoodle, a Schnauzer-Poodle mix. Jupiter can find a hole under any fence. Jupiter’s favorite food is chocolate but it makes him very, very sick. Jupiter bosses around dogs much bigger than him.

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