Library Looking for Teen Volunteers
The Pleasant Hill Library is looking for summer volunteers, age 12 to 18, to help with the summer reading program this summer. Fill in an application and return before the end of the month. The training is June 3 at 3:30 in the afternoon. Pick up applications at the library or call and have one emailed to you. 651-438-0200.
Author William Kent Krueger Visits the Pleasant Hill Library
Meet local author William Kent Krueger on Saturday, June 1 from 11 to noon at the Pleasant Hill Library. Krueger will discuss his publishing experiences with his well-known Cork O'Connor series as well as his newly published stand-alone novel Ordinary Grace. Krueger has published 14 books, including 12 in the Cork O'Connor mystery series. You will have an opportunity to get your books signed and to purchase his books directly from him. There is no charge for the event, and no registration is required.
Free Computer Classes at the Library
The library is offering a set of free adult computer classes in June. There is no charge for any of the classes, however, registration is required. For questions regarding the computer classes, call the library at 651-438-0200.
Microsoft Excel Basics for Building Job Skills, part One
Excel is used in the workplace for accounting, tracking inventory and organizing data. Learn how to work with spreadsheets, create formulas and build a budget. Presented by the Science Museum of Minnesota Computer Education Center, funded by MELSA. Prerequisite: Ability to use the keyboard and mouse. This class will be on Thursday, June 6th, from 10:15am-12:15pm. Registration is required and begins Thursday, May 23rd. You may register online or in person, or call the library at 651-438-0200.
If you have little or no experience with computers, this class is for you. Learn the parts and uses of a home computer, how to use the mouse and keyboard, and become familiar with basic computer terminology. You will also be introduced to working with windows and toolbar menus. This class is for PC users. Prerequisite: None. This class will be on Thursday, June 20th, 2013, from 10:15am-12:15pm, at the Pleasant Hill Library. Registration is required and begins on Thursday, June 6th. You may register online or in person or by calling the library at 651-438-0200.
Root Beer Float Party Kicks off Summer Reading Program at the Library
Children of all ages are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Tuesday, June 11th, for the Root Beer Float party that officially starts the Summer Reading Program at the library. There are two parties for the day. The first party is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. The evening party is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Children will enjoy floats, crafts, games and activities. They will also be able to sign up for the reading program.