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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Events and programs at the Pleasant Hill Library

> Story Time at the Library
> Children age birth to 6 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Wednesday, February 18 at 10:30 a.m. for a library story time. Children will hear a variety of stories and participate in craft activities. This program is ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. The event is free, and no registration is required.
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> Children Have Fun with Math and Science
> Area children who are between the ages of 0-6 and their parents/caregivers are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Thursday, February 12 at 6:30 p.m. for a fun-filled program featuring math and science activities. Parents will engage with their children through an assortment of math and science projects in this early literacy workshop. This program is sponsored in part by ECFE. The program is free, 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>.
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> Children Invited to Make Pop Up Books at the Library
> Children age 8 to 12 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Thursday, February 26 at 4 p.m. for a program that will teach them how to create their own pop up book. This program will stretch children's ideas on what a book can be. They will use one sheet of paper and a little magic folding and cutting. This program is presented by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. The program is free, 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>. Registration opens February 12.
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> Children Invited to the Library to Watch Movies
> Children age 2 to 6 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Wednesday, February 25 at 10:30 a.m. to enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Movies include: Hondo and Fabian, I Love You the Purplest Mr. Wuffles, Those Darn Squirrels and The Cat Next Door. The event is free and no registration is required.
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> Hastings Reads Events
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> Enjoy Popcorn and an Afternoon Movie
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> Enjoy a Disney movie musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. This free event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 11 at 1 p.m. at the Tilden Senior Center. The movie is rated PG.
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> R is for Read Story Time at the Library
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> ECFE and The Pleasant Hill Library invite children age 3 to 5 years old, along with their parents and caregivers, to the Pleasant Hill Library on Friday, February 13 at 11 a.m. for free story time. Our adventure will include stories, rhymes, art, songs and games. Register through the library website or by calling 651-438-0200. Registration begins January 30.
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> Family Event at the YMCA
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> Area families are invited to the Hastings YMCA on Friday, February 20 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. featuring pizza, books and trains. This event is for families with children in elementary school. Pizza will be served from 6-6:30 p.m. and then we'll be entertained with local celebrity Choo Choo Bob, Eve Bunting's book Train to Somewhere, and train crafts. You do not need to be a member of the YMCA to attend, and no registration is required. This event will be held in the Multipurpose Room.
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> Author Christina Baker Kline Visits Hastings
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> Christina Baker Kline, author of the book Orphan Train, will speak on Tuesday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hastings Middle School Auditorium. People will learn about her inspiration and research for this gripping novel about upheaval, resilience, and unexpected friendship. Admission is free. Bring one or more of her books for an autograph.
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> Family History Program at the Library
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> People interested in learning more about their family history are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Wednesday, February 25 at 2 p.m. for a program called, "Finding Your Family History at the National Archives." People will take their searching to the next level, and find homestead and civil war records with certified genealogist Jay Fonkert. The program is free and no registration is required.

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