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Friday, April 18, 2014

Events at the Pleasant Hill Library

Poetry Contest at Dakota County Libraries

     Spring means poetry at the Library. Haiku, free verse, odes and sonnets—whatever your poetry style we invite you to enter our Poetry Contest to showcase your talents. Poets of all ages are encouraged to submit original poems until April 30th. Complete an entry form online or pick one up at any Dakota County Library location. Call the library for more information at 651-438-0200 or stop by 1490 S. Frontage Rd, Hastings.

  

 Kids Invited to Read to a Dog at the Library

     Children age 5-10 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Saturday, April 26 at 11 a.m. to read to Kippy, the certified therapy dog.  Parents are encouraged to bring their kids to this program, called Waggin Tales,  not only because it is fun, but because it helps develop reading skills and fluency.  Children may bring a book from home, or choose one from the library collection.


Children Invited to Library Movie Day at the Library

     Children age 2-6 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Wednesday, April 30 at 10:30 a.m. to enjoy a selection of short movies.  Movies include; In the Small, Small Pond, Inch by Inch, Bear Wants More, Children Make Terrible Pets

There is no charge for the event, and no registration is required.


Learn about Bike Safety at the Library

     Area families are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Thursday, May 1 at 4 p.m. for a special presentation about staying safe while riding a bike this summer.  Experts from AAA will discuss bike rules and safety precautions for the entire family.   Please do not bring your bike to the presentation.  There is no charge for the program, and no registration is required. 


Preschool Program Highlighting Monkeys at the Library

     Children age 3 to 5 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Friday, May 2 at 11 a.m. for a preschool program featuring monkeys.  Children will enjoy stories, crafts and activities—all to do with monkeys!  This is a Book Adventure Program, presented in partnership with Hastings ISD 200.  There is no charge for the event, but registration is required.  To register, call the library at 651-438-0200 or visit the library website at www.dakotacounty.us/library

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