Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Archaeology in the District

A Presentation by Archaeologist Dr. Ruth Trocolli

City Archaeologist Dr. Ruth Trocolli and her staff are responsible for the many archaeological sites in the District, including prehistoric and Native American sites. These sites contain remains of historical significance that contribute to our knowledge of the city’s cultural past. Come hear Dr. Trocolli and her staff talk about archaeology in the District and what they have been unearthing recently, including some exciting finds from a burial site in Georgetown. They’ll be bringing some interesting finds for you to handle, too!

Meet Daisy!

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Daisy is a PAL volunteer and a new visitor at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library. Here are ten facts about our BIGGEST doggie Daisy Dane:

Meet Author Jorge Argueta

Award-winning children's author visits

Jorge Tetl Argueta is an award-winning Salvadoran poet and writer whose bilingual children's books have been the favorites of children and adults of all cultures for many years.

Book Club Title for July

'Ethan Frome' by Edith Wharton

Set against an austere New England landscape, Edith Wharton’s classic novella explores the themes of loneliness, quiet desperation, and sexual desire through the life of Ethan Frome. Barely getting by with what his farm produces, Ethan’s life with his difficult, hypochondriac wife Zeena is barely tolerable.

Meet Susie!

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Meet Ella!

A Mount Pleasant Library Volunteer

Remember When....?

Now is the time to catch up on your reading

Remember when you saw those popular books and thought, "I'll just add my name to the list..." only to find the list was 5 miles long?  Now is the time to catch up on your reading with these books that were popular last fall:Fiction

DC Free Summer Meals Program

Free Lunch Served from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library will host the DC Free Summer Meals Program from Monday, July 8 to Friday, Aug. 16.Free lunches will be served, Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for ages 18 and younger. No ID or registration is required.

Children's Author Jarrett Krosoczka at Mt. Pleasant!

'Platypus Police Squad' and 'Lunch Lady' author visits

Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library is delighted to welcome children’s author and graphic novelist Jarrett Krosoczka on Saturday, July 13 at 3 p.m.

Meet Jarrett Krosoczka!

An Author Visit at the Mt. Pleasant Library

Jarrett Krosoczka, author of the popular Lunch Lady series, will visit the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library Saturday July 13 at 3 p.m.