Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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Valeri Gorbachev

Spotlight on Author/Illustrator

Valeri Gorbachev rocks!Our Saturday, March 22 Family Story Time was dedicated to stories written and drawn by Valeri Gorbachev.And... because it was such a lovely, sunny afternoon... we held our program outside!

El Club del Libro Reinicia con 'La Sombra del Viento'

The Spanish Book Club restarts its sessions with 'The Shadow of the Wind'

El club del libro en español reiniciara sus sesiones con La sombra del viento el 17 de Abril a las 7 p.m.

A Tribute to Essex Hemphill

A National Poetry Month Celebration

A poet and performer known for his political edge, Essex Hemphill openly addressed race, identity, sexuality, HIV/AIDS, and the family in his work, voicing issues central to the African American gay community.At 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, local poets Regie Cabico, Philip Clark, and Michelle Parkerson will present a tribute to the life and work of Essex Hemphill.

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Froggy Plays in the Band'

Calling all readers!

Poets of Mt. Pleasant

Celebrate Poetry Month with DC Writers' Homes

At 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, join Kim Roberts and Dan Vera in a virtual tour of the homes of  famous poets who lived in the Mt. Pleasant, Adams Morgan and Columbia Heights neighborhoods. 

Are We Alone? Are You Alone? are not!

The Animatrix is a collection of several animated short films, detailing the backstory of the "Matrix" universe.Join us for Anime Saturdays on April 12 at 2 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room.

Sunday Funday

Featuring Life in Outer Space

Our March 23, Funday Sunday at 2 p.m. is all about living it up in outer space.Here are some stories to get starry-eyed over.Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'The Ugly Duckling'

Calling all readers!Please join us in the children's room on Monday, March 31 at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

Meet Hamilton!

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Hamilton is a PAL volunteer and will start to visit the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library in March 2014.Here are 10 details about our hairy Hamilton:

March Mythology Madness

Come Check out our Mythology Display

March 15-30, the Mt. Pleasant Library will be celebrating Mythology with our Mythology Madness display. Not only will we have books on display about the gods of Olympus and stories of mythology, we will have The Percy Jackson and the Olympians series on display.Stop in for a special prize and see which library employees are members of Camp Half Blood.