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.
Photo of Truffle the PAL Dog

Meet Truffle!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Truffle is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when she can. Here are ten fun facts about Truffle: Truffle was born in Delaware on July 4, 2015. Truffle lives with Roo the cat. Truffle’s best friend is her cousin Madaket who is a Shepherd. Truffle loves tennis balls and loves to play.

Photo of Clara the PAL Dog

Meet Clara!

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Clara is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when she can. Here are ten fun facts about Clara:   Clara’s favorite activity is watching squirrels in the park near her home. Clara lives with her friend Dexter. He is a cat. Clara is originally from West Virginia, but now lives in Washington, DC.

Photo of Ralph Whitmore, the PAL Dog

Meet Ralph!

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Ralph is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when he can. Here are ten fun facts about Ralph: Ralph is black and white and a mix of maybe Border Collie or English Shepherd Ralph was born around 2009. He was adopted and his exact birth date is unknown. Ralph loves to play with other dogs. Ralph thinks everyone is his friend.

Photo of Meeka the Dog

Meet Meeka!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Meeka is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when she can. Here are ten fun facts about Meeka:   Meeka loves going for long walks. Meeka’s favorite foods are carrots and pizza crust.  Meeka has a little sister named Freckles.  Meeka is very good at snuggling. 

Photo of Daisy the PAL Dog

Meet Daisy!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Daisy is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when she can.   Here are ten fun facts about Daisy:   Daisy was born on April Fools' Day.

Photo of Miyuki the Dog

Meet Miyuki!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Miyuki is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when she can. Here are ten details about Miyuki:   Miyuki and her owner Kim are from New Mexico. Miyuki has lived with Kim for 8 years. Miyuki and Kim have lived in DC for 2 years. Miyuki and Kim live with five other doggies.

Photo of Luna the PAL Dog

Meet Luna!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Luna is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when she can. Here are ten fun facts about Luna:   Luna was born in 2014. Luna’s nicknames are “Luna Bear” and ”Luna Tuna”. Luna has a very sensitive tummy. Luna loves snow! Luna likes to jump in the waves at the beach. Luna is a picky eater.

Photo of Rocky the Dog

Meet Rocky!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Rocky is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when he can. Here are ten fun facts about Rocky:   Rocky lives for pizza crust. Rocky has seven teeth. Rocky was born in 2007. Rocky loves neck scratches and belly rubs. Rocky is great at playing tag.

A Broken Hallelujah

Honoring the late Leonard Cohen

In Writing, Film, and Song

Two of the greatest experiences of my life involved seeing Leonard Cohen, the late great Canadian singer and poet, perform live. While his body has left us, his spirit lives on through his decades of writing and song. Here are some recommendations of books and films by and about him to help understand and commemorate his legacy.  

Podcast: The History and Politics of Gentrification in Mt. Pleasant

Know Your Neighborhood Podcast Now Streaming

The History and Politics of Gentrification in Mt. Pleasant - Podcast now streaming!

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