Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Community Celebration and Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off Reception

Presented by the Latino GLBT History Project

The Latino GLBT History Project, in partnership with the DC Office of Latino Affairs, Brother, Help Thyself, and the DC Office of Human Rights will be hosting a community networking reception to honor the work of Brother, Help Thyself Wednesday Sept. 18 beginning at 6:30 p.m. This wonderful community organization focuses its efforts into providing financial and other support to non-profit organizations serving the GLBTQ and HIV/AIDS communities in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. areas.

Congratulations Leena!

Winner of Mt. Pleasant’s “Dig Into Reading” Summer Reading Program

This summer, more than 540 children participated in the Summer Reading Program at the Mount Pleasant Library!  We are so proud of all of our wonderful readers and all of the great work they have accomplished this summer. 

Spotlight on Series


Curl up, get cozy, and read!Pandora Gets JealousBy Carolyn HennesyJUV J HENNESYThirteen-year-old Pandy is hauled before Zeus and given six months to gather all of the evils that were released when the box she brought to school as her annual project was accidentally opened.

Spotlight on Series

Ellie McDoodle

Curl up, get cozy, and read!Ellie McDoodle: Have Pen, Will TravelBy Ruth McNally BardshawJUV J BARDSHAW

Congratulations Ian!

Winner of Mt. Pleasant’s “Read With Me” Summer Reading Program!

Summer Reading was a blast this year at Mount Pleasant! More than 540 children ages 0-12 logged their reading hours at the library and we are so proud of each and every one of them.  We want to thank all of the children who participated this summer and send big congratulations to Ian, our raffle winner of a big bundle of books for the “Read With Me” program for children ages 0-5! 

Congratulations, Sean!

Our Adult Summer Reading Winner of a Kindle Tablet

Congratulations to Sean Ballentine, winner of our 2013 Adult Summer Reading raffle of a Kindle Tablet! Sean is a Ph.D. candidate in Mathematics at the University of Maryland.

Do You Miss The Walking Dead?

These titles should refresh your memory and hold you over until October...

Get more background on Woodbury and The Governor with these books:The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga

Meet Ralph!

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Ralph is a PAL dog and new volunteer at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library. He visits when his schedule permits. Here are ten facts about Ralphie the doggie:

Forgot to Read Your Summer Reading Books?

CHEC required reading

Columbia Heights Educational Campus reading assignment will be due the first week of school. Do not procrastinate. Remember CHEC students, reading your book will be 10 percent of your first advisory grade.