Friday, May 13, 2011

Press Releases from the Pleasant Hill Library

 Calling all Teens! The Library Needs Volunteers for the Summer Reading Program
      The Pleasant Hill Library is giving a shout out to local teens who are interested in volunteering for the Summer Reading Program.  The library is looking for teens who will be at least 12 years old by mid June.  Volunteers will work the first five weeks of the summer.  Jobs will include helping younger children sign up for the program, and assisting with events.  Interested teens may pick up consent forms at the library or visit the library website.  The deadline for registering as a teen volunteer is May 27.  Training for volunteering will be held on June 3 at 3:30 p.m.  The summer reading program officially starts June 13.  For more information, call the library at 651-438-0200.
LeDuc book Group to Meet June 2

     The LeDuc book group will hold their June meeting on Thursday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the LeDuc Historic Estate.  This month's selection will be Seabiscuit an American Legend, by Laura Hillenbrand.  This new York Times best seller is about the race horse who triumphed over terrible handicaps to become a legendary champion. 

     The LeDuc Historic Estate hosts this book group meeting every first Thursday of the month.  The  book group is a partnership between the Dakota County Historical Society and Dakota County's Pleasant Hill Library. The LeDuc Book Group has been meeting for the past several years in the very library that General LeDuc met to discuss literature with his contemporaries. New members are always welcome.  The historic home is located at 1629 Vermillion Street in Hastings.

     This book group is lead by Pleasant Hill Library Branch Manager Allan Cotter.  People may check out the book at the Pleasant Hill Library.  For more information regarding the LeDuc Book group, please call 651-438-0200.

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