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Mount Pleasant Public Library offers programs and many other activities for children, teens, and adults. In addition to library programs, several interest groups meet at the library.

Upcoming Events will be posted to the library calendar.

Public interests are considered when planning events, so please let us know what types of programs you would like to attend.

Activities for Children & Families

Play, Learn & Grow Program
Play, learn and grow with your toddler (12-36 months) in an informal setting with other parents and toddlers.
A series of 5 sessions are held each spring. Registration is required and is for the entire series!  
For more information about the Play, Learn & Grow program, see the Family Place Library page .  Check  the library calendar for dates of upcoming sessions.

Family Play Place
The Family Play Place at MPPL is a safe, fun environment where you and your young child age 4 or younger can read, play, and learn.
This specially-designed space features materials for children and parents, including board books, picture books, toys, puzzles, blocks and drawing stations, all creating opportunities for little ones to explore.
For more information about Family Play Place, see the Family Place Library page.

Story Time
Story Time sessions for preschoolers are presented most Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Activities include stories, fingerplays, simple crafts, and more. A parent or adult caregiver must attend with the child. Check the library calendar for dates.

Play Dates
Meet us a the library for a play date! Activities include sensory play, loose parts play, and more. Watch library calendar for dates and times.

The Hangout
A place for school-age kids to ummmm...well....you know..... hang out!  Legos, art supplies, puzzles, board and card games are located near the juvenile book shelves. Computers are nearby.  Additional activities such as simple crafts, interactive displays, and STEAM projects are changed often.

Summer Fun Program
Join the Reading Club to earn freebies from local restaurants and to enter prize drawings. Drop in for crafts, games, scavenger hunts, and more, or attend a super science session! See the Summer Fun page for more information and the library calendar for dates.

Family Events
Visit the library for fun for the entire family.  Events are held throughout the year.
Past events include Ninja Day, Day of the Dead Celebration, Noon Year's Eve Party, and Santa's Secret Workshop.
Check out the library calendar for upcoming programs and events.

Activities for Teens 

Choose the programs that you prefer to participate in, including activities and events at The Hangout. Older teens may choose to participate in adult programs.   See the library calendar for  a list of upcoming activities.

Color Me Calm
Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? The library has coloring sheets and pencils for grown-ups. Drop by the library to color....and be calm!

Activities for Adults

Book Clubs
The Pulpwood Queens Book Club meets monthly at the library to discuss books chosen by the original Pulpwood Queen, Kathy L. Murphy.  See library calendar for meeting dates and book of the month. For more information about the Pulpwood Queens, follow Kathy on facebook.
Pushing the Limits Book Club meets monthly at the library to discuss books with a science or technology aspect.  See calendar for meeting dates and book of the month.

Color Me Calm
Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? The library has coloring sheets and pencils for grown-ups. Drop by the library to color....and be calm!

Small Talk
Practice a new language, or brush up on an old one.  Enjoy meeting new people in a relaxed atmosphere while your little ones, ages 2-5 year play in the children's area. Sessions are held on the second Friday of each month from 5 p.m. til 6 p.m.  See the library calendar.

Painting with Friends
Gather your friends and join us for an evening of painting at the library. Program is presented by local artist, NTCC adjunct, and friend of the library Debbie Strong.  Painting with Friends is sponsored by the Friends of the Mount Pleasant Public Library. Check the library calendar for dates and more information.

Quilt Show
Drop by to see the amazing skill and artistry of local quilters.  The show is held annually near Mother's Day.  See the calendar for specific dates.

Needlework Group
Learn a new craft or work on a current project.  Group meets on Mondays at 10:00 a.m.

Tech Time
Let us help you with a new skill or a troublesome device! Meet with a librarian for a 30-45 minute session and receive one-to-one instruction and guidance. Choose a session listed below or suggest a new one:
  • Email or Internet Basics
  • Family History Online
  • TexShare Databases
  • Using the Internet
  • Using Kindle / Kindle Fire
  • Ipad Basics
  • eBooks 
  •  Medical Info Online