Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 11:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. Story Times are ticketed and first-come, first-served. For groups of more than six please call 202-671-3125 to schedule a visit.
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Little STEM Explorers

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 10:00 am

Join us for science story time!  Little STEM Explorers is the perfect introduction for toddlers to basic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) concepts. This interactive story time experience concludes with self-directed, hands-on experiments for children. Suitable for ages 2 and up. This event is ticketed on a first-come, first-served. For groups of more than eight please call 202-671-3125 to schedule a visit. Thursday, Sept. 5 - Magnets Thursday, Sept. 12 - Big, Little, Small Thursday, Sept. 19 - Shapes
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Coffee + Conversation

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 11:00 am

Join us for coffee, conversation and an activity. Enjoy this opportunity to gather with people who enjoy spending time in the library, and to share interests and ideas with the community. We look forward to seeing you there.
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STEM Thursdays

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 4:30 pm

Learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) concepts during this interactive program! The fun begins with a short read aloud followed by hands-on science experiments, engineering challenges, or technology tinkering.  Ages 4 and up welcome. 
National Novel Writing Month

Come Write In

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6:00 pm

Join fellow writers for National Novel Writing Month and commit to writing 50,000 words during the month of November. Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library hosts a drop-in NaNoWriMo program on Thursday evenings in November (excepting Thanksgiving) from 6 - 8 p.m. in Conference Room 1 and we hope to see you there.  
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Music and Movement

Friday, November 22, 2019, 10:30 am

Dance, sing and play instruments with your friends at the library! This program is aimed at children under 5 and their caregivers. Have a large group? Please call ahead to make special arrangements.
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LEGO fun!

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 9:30 am

Build, explore and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 2-12 years old and their caregivers.  
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, November 25, 2019, 1:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, November 25, 2019, 2:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
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Kid's Art Time

Monday, November 25, 2019, 4:30 pm

Learn about famous artists and their artistic style! We will begin by reading a story about a famous artist and then try our hands at creating masterpieces in a similar style. If you like creating art in various mediums and expressing yourself creatively, then join us! Ages 4 and up welcome.

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