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.

The Magazine Reader

If the headline of this article or the accompanying image reeled you into reading this, then I probably don't need to explain what The Believer is, who Nick Hornby is  or why you should care what he's reading.

The Magazine Reader on "The 4-Hour Body"

In her New Yorker profile of self-help guru and bestselling author Timothy Ferriss, Rebecca Mead writes, "Every generation get

Book Club Selection for September

The ever-increasing variety of foods available to modern consumers has meant that most people of a certain age have at least experimented with different eating ha

Book Club Selection for August: "The History of Love"

Set in contemporary New York City, Nicole Krauss’ beautiful novel explores themes of loneliness and loss, and the unlikely glimmers of hope found despite these

American Sign Language Story Time for Kids

Join us for an American Sign Language Story Time on Friday, June 17, at 4 p.m.!

Book Club Selection for June

Worn with time, the majestic Art Deco Yacoubian building shines in its quiet, ever-watchful manner in downtown Cairo, namesake of its builder’s ambition


Emma Donoghue's 2010 novel Room may possibly be the most perplexing novel I have read this year.  It follows the life of Jack, a typical Dora-the-Explorer-loving child, starting on the morning of his fifth birthday. However, there is one hitch in his upbringing that makes him far from typical: Jack has spent his entire life confined with his mother in one very small room.

Our Book Club's Selection for May

There are countless stories told by mariners and seamen of ships that