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Friday, October 24, 2014

Pleasant Hill Library events

Baby Story Time at the Library
     Babies age birth to two years old and their caregivers are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday, November 3 at 10:45 a.m. for a Baby Story Time.  Babies will hear stories, sing songs, and play silly games.   There is no charge for story time, and no registration is required. 

Learn Relaxation Techniques at the Library
     Area adults are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library for a special program designed to teach mind-body relaxation tips.  Dr. Mona Roach will lead the program.  There are two dates for the program.  People may choose to come to one or both of the programs.  The first session is scheduled for Monday, November 3 at 12:15 pm.  at the Pleasant Hill Library.  The second session is scheduled for  Saturday, November 8 at 10:30 a.m. , also at the Pleasant Hill Library.  Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or a blanket.  This event is sponsored by A Healthier Hastings For All.  There is no cost for the programs, but registration is required.  Call the library at 651-438-0200 or visit the library website at  www.dakotacounty.us/library.  Registration for each session opens two weeks prior to the class.

Story Time at the Library
     Children up to the age of 6 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library Wednesday, November 5 at 10:30 a.m. for a story time session.  Children will listen to a few favorite stories and participate in a craft activity.  There is no charge for the event, and no registration is required. 

Wilderness Guide/Canoe Enthusiast Speaks at the Library
Area residents are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Wednesday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m. to hear a presentation by wilderness guide, teacher and writer Rob Kesselring.   The presentation is called, The Rio Grande by Canoe — A Leap Back in Time.  Kesselring will share photos and stories from his Rio Grande canoe adventure and answer questions about the sport of canoeing.  There is no charge for the event, and no registration is required.  For more information about Kesselring's adventures, check out his website at http://robkesselring.com/.

Learn Holiday Cookie Making Tips at the Library
     Area adults are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday, November 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn a few tricks about holiday cookie baking and decorating.  Students will learn what tools and frosting to use to create amazing designs for your holiday cookies.  This program will be taught by local artist Victoria Welch.  There is  no cost for the programs, but registration is required.  Call the library at 651-438-0200 or visit the library website at  www.dakotacounty.us/library.  Registration opens November 3. 

Monday, October 20, 2014

Hastings Community Blood Drive Nov 10 & 11

The next Hastings Community Blood Drive will be Monday November 10th-11:30am-5:30pm and Tuesday November 11th-1pm-7pm at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 400 West 9th St.
 
If you'd like to make an appointment, please call Gail Carstensen 651 248 1173.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Dakota County Library Calendar Events for October 27 - November 1

> Friday, October 31
> Halloween Storytime
> Wear your Halloween costume and join us for a not-so-spooky Halloween program.
> Ages: 0-6.
> 10:30-11:00 a.m.
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> The Farmington Library is back in its newly remodeled location 508 Third St. in downtown Farmington. For more information, visit www.dakotacounty.us.library<http://www.dakotacounty.us.library>. Our winter hours are now in effect: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Noon-8:30, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00-5:30 pm.