Mt. Pleasant
Neighborhood Library

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Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 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, February 20, 2020, 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, Jan. 9 - Penguins & Polar Bears Thursday, Jan. 16 - Building & Construction Thursday, Jan. 23 - Hibernation
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STEM Thursdays

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 4:30 pm

Learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) concepts during this fun, interactive program! The fun includes hands-on science experiments, engineering challenges, or technology tinkering.  Thursday, Jan.  9 - Snow Experiments Thursday, Jan.  16 - Podium Design & Building: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Historic Speech Thursday, Jan. 23 - Hibernation Experiments Thursday, Jan.  30 - Maps with Bee Bots & Ozobots  
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Music and Movement

Friday, February 21, 2020, 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.

LEGO fun!

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 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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Saturday Morning Yoga

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 10:00 am

Start your Saturdays with Carol, Rachel and some relaxing, stress-free yoga. Everyone is welcome, beginners especially. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring an open mind. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability). A signed waiver form is required.
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Las Comadres Book Club

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 4:00 pm

Are you interested in reading more literature by Latina and Latino authors? Las Comadres Book Club meets monthly at the Mt. Pleasant Library's Lower Level Conference Room to discuss Latina literature.
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Suppressed: The Fight to Vote

Sunday, February 23, 2020, 2:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month at DC Public Library! Come join us for a screening of the documentary: Suppressed: The Fight to Vote (a film by Robert Greenwald). The film focuses on the rampant voter suppression that affected the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections in Georgia, and stars Stacey Abrams as the documentary's point of focus. The film is not rated and runs for 38 minutes.
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Baby Lap Time

Monday, February 24, 2020, 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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Kid's Art Time

Monday, February 24, 2020, 4:30 pm

Learn about famous artists and their artistic style! If you like creating art in various mediums and expressing yourself creatively, then join us!   Ages 4 and up  Monday, Jan. 6 - Winter Landscapes inspired by Wassily Kandinsky   Monday, Jan. 13 - Paper Snowflakes inspired by woodcuts