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Friday, October 2, 2015

Upcoming Events at Pleasant Hill Library for the month of October

One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, October 08, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions — no registration required.
 
Author J. Ryan Stradal
Thursday, October 08, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us to celebrate the writing talent of Hastings native, J. Ryan Stradal, as he discusses the inspiration and writing of his debut novel Kitchens of the Great Midwest, an unexpected mother-daughter story about the bittersweet nature of life - its missed opportunities and its joyful surprises. Stradal will sign and sell his book.  There is no registration for this event. 
 
Star Wars Reads Day
Saturday, October 10, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Celebrate all things Star Wars with story times, arts and crafts, library scavenger hunt and Jedi training. Costumes encouraged! There is no registration for this event. 
 
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 12, 2015
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
 
Teen Advisory Group
Monday, October 12, 2015
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Get involved. Recommend books and music, help plan Library programs and participate in community events and service projects. Ages: 12-18.
 
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
 
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
 
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, October 15, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions — no registration required.
  
A-mazing Bee Bots and Pro Bots
Thursday, October 15, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn pre-coding and early coding skills with Bee Bots and Pro Bots. Use your new skills to help the robot bees and cars navigate through our mazes. Ages 3-12. Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.  Registration opens October 1st
 
Bubble Wonders
Friday, October 16, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Discover the wonders of bubbles with Bubbleologist Geoff "Merlin" Akins. He will explain the science behind bubble-making and show you the amazing things bubbles can do.
 
Mu Daiko
Saturday, October 17, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Experience Japanese-style drumming through Mu Performing Arts' heart-pounding performance.
 
Storytime for Babies
Monday, October 19, 2015
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Stories, songs, bounces and playtime make this storytime perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers. Ages: 0-2.
 
The Mind of a Forensic Psychologist
Monday, October 19, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Understand how forensic psychologists are able to give insights or make predictions about criminals. Presented by Kathy Harowski, PhD, LP of Argosy University.
 
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Ages: 0-6.
 
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, October 22, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions — no registration required.
 
 
 
Moonlight Halloween Watercolor
Thursday, October 22, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Learn watercolor techniques and use oil pastels and cutout shapes to create a moonlit night with an art instructor from Abrakadoodle. Ages: 6-14. Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.  Registration opens October 8th 
  
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, October 24, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
 
Sing, Play, Learn! Animals Make Music
Monday, October 26, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Enjoy the magic of music and play with MacPhail Center for Music's early childhood music specialists. Experience music's impact on learning and reading readiness. Presented by MacPhail.  Ages: 0–5. Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.
 
Movies for Kids
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Enjoy fun children's books in movie format. Ages: 2-6
 
Wii Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Play Wii Super Smash Bros. Brawl with your friends. Light refreshments provided. Ages: 12-18.
 
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, October 29, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions — no registration required.
 
W is for Wacky
Friday, October 30, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Wacky and silly fun stories, songs, crafts and games especially for preschoolers. Sponsored in part by ECFE. Ages: 3-5. Registration required for each child. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.

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