Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Cyberchase Day

Family Fun with WHUT Howard University Television

Come on over to the library on Thursday July 10 from 2-6 p.m. for Cyberchase Day!

Reader's Theatre

Featuring "Hansel and Gretel"

Calling all readers!

STEAM Team Experiments


This past week our STEAM Team scientists learned all about bubbles and had a ton of fun! In case you missed the program or want to try out the experiment at home, here is a recap of what we did.

Sunday Family Funday!

Cool down with a cool craft.We'll make festive fans for our upcoming Sunday Family Funday and share summer stories.Join us in the children's room for a chill afternoon.

Anthony Browne

Spotlight on Author/Illustrator

Anthony Browne rocks!Our upcoming Saturday Family Story Time at 2 p.m. is dedicated to stories written and drawn by Anthony Browne.  

Play Life-Size Chutes and Ladders

Kid's Night - Monday July 7

Come hang out at the library with your friends this summer during Kid's Night at every Monday at 7 p.m.

STEAM Team Experiments


This past week young scientists joined the STEAM Team to conduct science experiments about volcanoes. We talked about how volcanoes form and what causes eruptions. Then we made our own model volcanoes, and of course, made them erupt!In case you missed it or want to re-create your volcano at home, here's what we did:

Summer Crafts

Patriotic Uncle Sam Hats

Join us Tuesday, July 1 at 2 p.m. for our weekly Summer Crafts activity.We'll be making patriotic Uncle Sam hats in celebration of Fourth of July.Stop by the children's room to create your very own hat, take it home and wear it while celebrating the Fourth of July. Recommended for kids ages 3-12. 

On Our Land: Being Garifuna in Honduras

Screening and discussion with filmmaker Erica R. Harding.

This film explores the culture and history of the Afro-Indigenous Garifuna people, emphasizing transnationalism and language preservation in contemporary South America. D.C. filmmaker Erica R. Harding will discuss the making of the film and her experiences with the Garifuna people of northern Honduras. 

Celebrating Pride with Some Great Films

Russell Crowe, Terrence Stamp, Hugo Weaving and Guy Pierce...wait, what?

Yes, all of these men were in movies that celebrate Pride.  Come check them out at the Library! The Sum of Us with Russell Crowe as a man looking for Mr. Right.  Showing July 5 at 2 p.m. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert needs no explanation.  Showing July 19 at 2 p.m.