Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Mt. Pleasant Library is open on Veterans Day (observed), Nov. 10 along with seven other libraries (Georgetown, Tenley-Friendship, Petworth, Woodridge, Shaw, Benning, Anacostia). All other branches are closed. More information at

Hooray for MLK!

In continued celebration of our great friend, Martin Luther King Jr., the children’s room will host a special story time and activity during our Family Funday Sunday.Please join us in the Children’s Room at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19.Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Book Club Selection

'Life After Life' by Kate Atkinson

Ursula Todd was born and died on a cold, snowy night in 1910. That same night, she was born again. Thus Ursula will spend her life: dying. As she grows up, will she use this seemingly inexhaustible store of lives for good? To correct mistakes in her life or prevent the world from heading toward another devastating world war?

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

ESL Conversation Circles are Back at Mt. Pleasant!

Starting Jan. 13, join us every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to improve your English and chat with new people.

Happy Birthday, MLK!

Celebrate Dr. King's 85th birthday at Mount Pleasant

Celebrate the life of a very important leader and role model in American history. Join us on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 85th birthday -- Wednesday, Jan. 15 -- for a special birthday celebration!  

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'The Fisherman and His Wife'

Calling all readers!Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Jan. 13 at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

Tim Burton Saturday Movie Mini-Series

Begins Jan. 4

Another year, another movies series! Our Tim Burton Saturday movie mini-series kicks off Jan. 4.No Tim Burton movie mini-series is complete without his first feature length movie, from 1985, featuring Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman. After having his new bicycle stolen by neighborhood bad boy and nemesis Francis Buxton, Pee-wee embarks on a big adventure cross country to get back his beloved bike.

Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Puss in Boots'

Calling all readers!Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Jan. 6 at 4 p.m. for our first Reader's Theatre program.

Meet Pie!

A Mt. Pleasant Library volunteer

 Pie is a PAL volunteer and will start to visit the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library in 2014.Here are ten details about our new volunteer, Pie:

Book Club's December Pick

'Cleopatra: A Life'

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