Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

Takeout service available Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Closed from 2 - 3 p.m.every day for sanitizing.
Photo of Rocky the Dog

Meet Rocky!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Rocky is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when he can. Here are ten fun facts about Rocky:   Rocky lives for pizza crust. Rocky has seven teeth. Rocky was born in 2007. Rocky loves neck scratches and belly rubs. Rocky is great at playing tag.

A Broken Hallelujah

Honoring the late Leonard Cohen

In Writing, Film, and Song

Two of the greatest experiences of my life involved seeing Leonard Cohen, the late great Canadian singer and poet, perform live. While his body has left us, his spirit lives on through his decades of writing and song. Here are some recommendations of books and films by and about him to help understand and commemorate his legacy.  

Podcast: The History and Politics of Gentrification in Mt. Pleasant

Know Your Neighborhood Podcast Now Streaming

The History and Politics of Gentrification in Mt. Pleasant - Podcast now streaming!

Photo of Dudley the Dog

Meet Dudley

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Dudley is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits.   Here are ten fun facts about Dudley:   Dudley is 12 years old.

Uncensored Text Logo 2016-DCPL

Rebel Readers

Uncensored books for the uncensored mind

Explicit language, homosexuality, politics, violence. Just a few reasons why certain books are deemed unsuitable for society by the "conservative" reader. Imagine what our world be like if we did not have those who dared to push the envelope? As Banned Books Week approaches, let us take some time out of our busy day to honor those authors who not only crossed the line, but erased it. But let's not limit that acknowledgement to authors in the United States. Let's cross our borders and look at writers around the world who shook things up in their homeland. Enjoy! 

Photo of Bogie the PAL Dog

Meet Bogie!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Bogie is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits. Here are ten fun facts about Bogie:   Bogie  is a friendly, sweet, funny, curly-coated hound retriever. Bogie thinks everyone in the world should pet him. Bogie has a good nose and is always sniffing and catching a scent.

Photo of Maverick the PAL Dog

Meet Maverick!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Maverick is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits. Here are ten fun facts about Maverick: Maverick can fit three tennis balls in his mouth at one time! Maverick was rescued from the SPCA in Philly when he was 10 weeks old and weighed 10lbs!

Photo of Foxy the PAL Dog

Meet Foxy!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Meet Foxy!   Foxy is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when her schedule permits.   Here are ten fun facts about Foxy:  

Photo of Moseley the Dog

Meet Moseley!

A Mt Pleasant Library Volunteer

Moseley is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits.   Here are ten fun facts about Moseley:   Moseley likes to carry around a big stuffed bone. Moseley shakes hands and bows for treats.

Image of the front cover of the anthology Queer Brown Voices: Personal Narratives of Latina/o LGBT Activism

Queer Brown Voices:

A Panel Discussion on Personal Narratives of Latina/o LGBT Activism

Queer Brown Voices is a collection of narratives of Latina/o LGBT activism from the 1970s - 1990s by those who were there. Join us for a discussion featuring activists on the front lines then and now:   Letitia Gomez - Co-editor of Queer Brown Voices, Co-founder and Executive Director of LLEGÓ, the first national Latina/o LGBT organization.   José Gutierrez - Co-founder and board member of the Rainbow History Project, Founder of the Latino LGBT History Project and DC Latino Pride.  

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