Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Science in the Summer

"Grow into science" this summer!

Science in the Summer is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline, in partnership with AAAS and the DC Public Library.  Through classes held in community sites and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments.  Classes are small with 15 students each, so be sure to register early! 

Reader's Theatre

Featuring "Mr. Large in Charge"

Calling all readers!

Reader's Theatre

Featuring "The Princess and the Pea"

Calling all readers!

Airplane Science

Learn How To Make a Great Paper Airplane

Summer is about to take off! Join us in the Children's Room of the Mount Pleasant Library on Tuesday June 10 at 4 p.m. to learn how to make a great paper airplane!We'll learn about the principles of flight and experiment with different paper airplane designs to see whose airplane can fly the farthest.This program is recommended for kids ages 6-12.

Emily Gravett

Spotlight on Author/Illustrator

Emily Gravett rocks!

Book Club in June: The General in His Labyrinth

Forced from power, the liberator of South America from colonial Spanish rule Simón Bolívar sails down the Magdalena River from Bogotá to the sea. At every port he is greeted with gratitude and celebrated, while feeling a great loss and a sense of disillusionment.

Reader's Theatre

Featuring "Morris the Moose"

Calling all readers!

Film Screening: El Barrio Tours

Gentrification in East Harlem

Join documentary filmmaker Andrew Padilla and the Friends of the Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 31 for a screening and discussion of the film El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem.

Memorial Day, Hooray!

Seven seasonal stories to share with your child

We will celebrate Memorial Day 2014 with stories, songs, and a patriotic craft on Sunday May 25 at 2 p.m.This is our weekly Family Funday Sunday program.To learn more more about this special holiday, here are seven Memorial Day books to share with your child.