Welcome to Mount Pleasant Public Library

UPCOMING EVENTS

NEW! Lego Club

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m. Bring your own LEGO sets to build or use our collection. We also have Duplo for younger children. All ages welcome. Held the third Thursday each month. November’s theme: build something to do with your favorite book. Please pre-register by calling 724-547-3850.

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Visit Our Two Cookie Tour Stops!

Saturday, Nov. 25, 10:30 a.m. at the town’s Gazebo – join our library staff at Stop One of the Mount Pleasant Cookie Tour for a story time at the gazebo at 10:30 a.m. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy the 4th Annual Mount Pleasant Cookie Tour to support local businesses, sponsored by the Mount Pleasant Business District Authority. The library will also support Local Authors on Buy Local Day! For the Second Library Stop on the Cookie tour, visit our building at 120 S. Church St., to meet local authors, who will have their books for sale for Christmas for “BUY LOCAL, READ LOCAL.” Those who visit ALL Cookie Tour locations with their map are eligible to win a $100 gift card. The tour starts and ends at the gazebo.

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Cookbook Club

Saturday, Nov. 25, noon. Join fellow foodies to share prepared recipes, potluck style! Use our cookbook or your own favorite recipe. The library will provide coffee and table settings. Call the library to RSVP, just to help us with food amounts.

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FREE Family Day at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

Saturday, Nov. 25, 11 am- 3 p.m. Reservations required! Our patrons can visit the Museum for free for during Family Day. Enjoy art projects, scavenger hunts and special performances by Stage Right, Sensations and actor Tim Hartman as Joe Majarac, The Man of Steel. Many of our Children’s Librarians will be conducting programming there as part of that day’s festivities. Libraries matter! Surprises and fun for the whole family in partnership with the Westmoreland Library Network! The museum is located at 221 North Main St., Greensburg Pa., 15601. Register online at goo.gl/5WfkR5.

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Monthly Book Club

Monday, Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m. Librarian and local author Barbara Miller will lead the book club discussion on the “Parable of the Sower” by Octavia Butler. Pick up your copy anytime at the library. Refreshments are provided.

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Block Party!

Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. A free, open play program for children of all ages. Parents stay and play, kids can experiment with our new wooden blocks and playsets from Lakeshore Learning. Block play builds skills in math, science and literacy … as well as creativity. Other date is Dec. 20.

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Library, Lunch, Lights!

Friday, Dec. 1, at noon, The Friends of Mount Pleasant Library will hold its second Library, Lunch  event, with a Christmas Hallmark movie, pizza, pasta and other treats. The event is sponsored by Armstrong and the Hallmark movie will be “Northpole: Open for Christmas.” Guests must pre-register and the cost is $5. Thank you Armstrong for making this FUN raiser possible!

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Merry, Mindful Yoga

Thursday, Dec. 14, 6 p.m. Join us for gentle yoga and mindfulness practice to de-stress during the holidays. $5 donation benefits the library. Space is limited, please pre-register if possible by calling us at 724-547-3850.

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Block Party!

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 6 p.m. A free, open play program for children of all ages. Parents stay and play, kids can experiment with our new wooden blocks and play sets from Lakeshore Learning. Block play builds skills in math, science and literacy … as well as creativity. Other date is Dec. 20.

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Cookbook Club

Saturday, Dec. 30, noon. Join fellow foodies to share prepared recipes, potluck style! Use our cookbook or your own favorite recipe. The library will provide coffee and table settings. Call the library to RSVP, just to help us with food amounts.

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Annual Membership Meeting

Monday, Jan. 8, 6 p.m. Anyone who generously contributed at least $25 to support Mount Pleasant Public Library are eligible to attend and vote for the board of directors. One position is open. Staff and board will give an update from the past year.

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Monthly Book Club

Librarian and local author Barbara Miller will lead the book club discussion on the “Night Comes to the Cretaceous” by J.L. Powell. Pick up your copy at the December meeting or in January at the library. Refreshments are provided.

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Monthly Book Club

Librarian and local author Barbara Miller will lead the book club discussion on “Merchants of Doubt, by N. Oreskes and E.M. Conway, about the shenanigans of the cigarette industry. Pick up your copy in March.

 

Anime Club: Check out the latest schedule of events on our Facebook Page!