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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Events at the library

Free Adult Computer Class at the Library

If you know nothing about computers but would like to learn, if only to keep up with the kids and grandkids, the Pleasant Hill Library is holding a Computer Basics class on Wednesday, August 13th from 2 to 4pm. You'll learn the parts of the computer, how to use a mouse, and the many fun and increasingly useful things you can do with a computer. Space is limited to ten people. Call the library to register at 651-438-0200.

Kids Invited to Read to a Dog at the Library
Children age 5-10 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Friday, August 1, at 11 a.m. to read to Kippy, the Dachshund. Kippy is a 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.

Kids Learn to Play the Blues at the Library
Area children age 8 to 14 are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday August 4 at 2 pm for a class that will teach them how to play the blues on the harmonica. Kids will receive their own free harmonica to take home. There is no charge for this event, however, registration is required. To register, call the library at 651-438-0200[X] or visit the library website at www.dakotacounty.us/library<http://www.dakotacounty.us/library>. This is a Minnesota Legacy Program.

Teddy Bear Sleepover at the Library
School age children, age 4 to 10, are invited to bring their favorite teddy bear to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday, August 4 at 5:30 p.m. for a special Teddy Bear Sleepover Party. Teddy bears and their kids will celebrate with a story time, crafts, and songs. At the end of the program, children will tuck their Teddy bears in for a sleepover at the library. Children may pick their Teddy bear up the following afternoon, and hear about the bear's overnight adventures. 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<http://www.dakotacounty.us/library>.

Magic Show at the Library
Area families are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Tuesday, August 5, at 10:30 a.m. for a magic show featuring Mr. Norm. Mr. Norm will present his Reading Magic Show. During the show, Mr. Norm will perform mesmerizing tricks and teach tips for getting kids to read. There is no charge for the event, and no registration is required.

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