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.

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. 

Open Mic Night with Ingrid Anders

Aug. 26, 7 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Join local author Ingrid Anders at Mt. Pleasant Library for an evening of fun.Who has the floor? You do.Perform poetry, sing a song, do stand-up, play an instrument, surprise us!See you on Aug. 26 at 7 p.m.!

E-Reader Drop-In Clinic

Learn How to Download Books and Music to Your e-Reader

Confused about how to download to your e-Reader?Come to our Weekly E-Reader Drop-In Clinic Mondays from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, tablets or laptops and your library card.

Accepting Donations

Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library Book Sale Saturday, Oct. 5!

Once again, the Mt. Pleasant Library is accepting book donations on behalf of our Friends group. The next Friends of the Mount Pleasant Library Book Sale is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5 in the Meeting Room on the first floor. Proceeds from the sale benefits the Mt. Pleasant Library -- especially its children's programming.

Starting Kindergarten

Seven books to share with your child about starting school

Adventure Annie Goes to KindergartenBy Toni BuzzeoJUV E BUZZEO

Meet Willie!

A Mount Pleasant Library Volunteer

Willie is a PAL dog and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits. Here are ten facts about Willie the small, white doggie:

It's not too late to sign up for Adult Summer Reading!

There’s still time to sign up for Adult Summer reading at the library!Step One: Stop by the information desk on the lower level, sign up, pick up a review form, and keep reading! We’ll have a lovely bookmark for you when you sign up.

"The Gringo: A Memoir"

Summer Reading: Author Talk

J. Grigsby Crawford is a writer living in Washington, D.C.

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!