Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Play, Learn, and Grow Clip Art

My Feelings

Sunday, July 1, 2018, 2:00 pm

DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) offers a child-led exploration of emotion, empathy and mindfulness. Participants will explore ways to express their feelings and communicate their needs. Activities include stories, art projects, movement and games. Intended for children 0-12 and their adults.    
'Ladybug Girl' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre: "Ladybug Girl"

Monday, July 2, 2018, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors: Please join us in the children's room on Monday, July 2, at 4 p.m.for Reader's Theatre.
Performer playing a guitar

123 Andrés

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 11:00 am

Take a musical journey around the Americas with Latin Grammy-winning 123 Andrés and Christina. Their high-energy, bilingual Spanish program is full of movement, rhythm and fun. For children ages birth to 6 years old. For safety's sake, there is a limit on the number of people allowed in the children's room during programs. For that reason, we cannot accommodate groups consisting of more than eight people.
'Don't Be Afraid, Little Pip' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre: "Don’t Be Afraid, Little Pip"

Monday, July 9, 2018, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors: Please join us in the children's room on Monday, July 9 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly WomanLapis DC

Books, Bites, & Brews

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 6:30 pm

Books, Bites & Brews is a Book Club for 20- and 30-somethings that meets one Thursday each month at various bars and restaurants in the neighborhoods around Mt. Pleasant. For July, Books, Bites & Brews will meet at Lapis, located at 1847 Columbia Rd. NW, a short walk from the Mt. Pleasant Library.
Child and Dog Sharing a Book Clipart

Read to a Dog

Sunday, July 15, 2018, 2:00 pm

Listen to doggie stories and read to a real dog. In partnership with People Animals Love (P.A.L.)
'The Boy Who Wouldn't Swim' Book Cover

Reader's Theatre: "The Boy Who Wouldn’t Swim"

Monday, July 16, 2018, 4:00 pm

Calling all readers and actors: Please join us in the children's room on Monday, July 16, at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.
826DC Logo

Found Poetry: A Student Writing Workshop

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 1:00 pm

Students will create poetry from the language they see every day. This workshop is in partnership with 826DC and intended for ages 8-12. 
feathers

Early Literacy Play Date

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 (All day)

Enjoy homemade early literacy toys with your babies and toddlers, get inspired to make your own at home with everyday objects and get tips on building a foundation for your child to learn and read through play. We will meet from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Recommended for children ages 0-3 and their caregivers.  
Monopoly Money

Teen Game Night

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 5:30 pm

Teens come out for some fun games, pizza and snacks. We're hosting a game night just for ages 13-19 with different board and card games to play including Clue, Uno and Sorry

Pages