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Thursday, March 31, 2016

April 2016 calendar of events for Pleasant Hill Library

AARP Tax Aide at the Pleasant Hill Library
Saturday, April 02, 2016
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tax preparation help for low-income seniors, adults and families. Registration required. Call the Hastings Area Senior Program at 651-480-7689 to register.
 
Edible Book Fest
Sunday, April 03, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Enter your own creation or come to enjoy a display of books made out of food and vote for your favorites. For more information, rules and a registration form, visit the Pleasant Hill Library or go online at www.dakotacounty.us/library search edible book festival. Registration opens two weeks before the event.
 
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 04, 2016
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.
 
Pleasant Hill Book Group
Monday, April 04, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Held the first Monday of each month in the Pleasant Hill Meeting Room.  All are welcome.  Books may be checked out at the front desk. 
 
Junk Paleontology
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Work with an artist from Art Start to create  your own Junkosaurus, using a lot of imagination. Registration required. Ages: 6-14. Registration opens two weeks prior to the event.
 
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Stories and activities ideal for mixed-ages audiences such as child care groups and families. Age
 
Tumblr 101
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Learn how to use Tumblr, a social blogging platform. Bring your smart phone, tablet or laptop if you have one. Prerequisite: Basic Internet knowledge. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance.  Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to the event.
 
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, April 07, 2016
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.
 
LeDuc History Book Group
Thursday, April 07, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A book group for history lovers. Meets the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. This is a partnership between the Pleasant Hill Library and Dakota County Historical Society. For more information please call 651-438-0200. Please refer to http://tinyurl.com/kjqug98 for this month's selection. Location Note: This group meets at the LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings
 
Author Katherine Applegate
Thursday, April 07, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Meet Katherine Applegate, Newberry Medal-winning author of The One and Only Ivan. Applegate will sign and sell her book.  Space is limited.  A Hastings Reads Event.
 
Waggin' Tales
Saturday, April 09, 2016
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.
 
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 11, 2016
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, April 11, 2016
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.
 
Roe Family Singers
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Raise a ruckus with this good-time Hillbilly band that mixes original music and contemporary takes on old-time, traditional and gospel tunes. A St. Croix Valley Big Read event.  
 
Evening Storytime for All Ages
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages: 0-6.
 
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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, April 14, 2016
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.
 
Meet Author Tom Weber
Thursday, April 14, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Meet Minnesota Public Radio reporter Tom Weber, author of 100 Things to Do in the Twin Cities Before You Die.   Weber will sell and sign his book.
 
Storytime for Babies
Monday, April 18, 2016
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.
 
How Kids Learn
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Get insight about children's learning styles, discuss learning differences and difficulties, and learn how to help kids succeed with Occupational Therapist, Therese Behnke.
 
Storytime for All Ages
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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, April 21, 2016
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.
 
Robotics--Ozobot Programming
Thursday, April 21, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Learn color-code programming to play with one of the Library's Ozobots.  Registration required.  Ages: 10-16. Registration opens two weeks prior to the event.
 
Obstacle Course
Monday, April 25, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Navigate tunnels and hoops, hop down a path and weave through cones in this full-body movement experience. Ages: 2-6.
 
String Art Stationary
Monday, April 25, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ditch the run-of-the-mill cards and wow your friends and family with unique stationary of your own creation.  Presented by the Textile Center.  Registration required. Ages: 16+.  Registration opens two weeks prior to the event.
 
Sing, Play, Learn!
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Rain Makes Music! 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. Registration required. Ages: 0–5. Registration opens two weeks prior to the event.
 
One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, April 28, 2016
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.

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