Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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Teen Book Club

National Poetry Month

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Miss Nelson is Missing!'

Calling all readers!

National Poetry Month in the Teen Space

Blackout Poetry, Magnetic Poetry, and More!

April is National Poetry Month, and it's time for you to unleash your inner poet in the Teen Space.

What's in a Name?

April is National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library by creating your own acrostic poems. Learn about different types of poetry and create your own!The fun will take place on Tuesday, April 1 at 4 p.m. in the Children's Room programming area on the second floor. All children and their families are welcomed to participate.  Be sure to stop by early and check out some of these great poetry books!

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.