Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Event notices from the Pleasant Hill Library

March is Tangram Month at the Library
Area residents are invited to stop by the library any time during the month of March to try a variety of tangram puzzles.  A tangram is a flat puzzle with seven pieces that can be moved and rotated to create pictures.  Tangrams are a fun way for all ages and abilities to challenge their problem solving and visual spatial skills.  Work on tangram puzzles at the library or take home a worksheet to make your own.

Baby Story Time at the Library
Children age birth to 2 years old, along with their caregivers,  are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday, March 9, at 10:45 a.m. for a baby story time.  Children will sing songs, hear stories, and enjoy playtime activities.  The event is free and no registration is required.

Teens Invited to Get Involved at the Library
Area teens are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday, March 9, at 3:30 p.m. to become a part of the Library's Teen Advisory Group (TAG).  TAG recommends books and music, helps plan library programs, and participates in community events and service projects.  Interested teens should be between the ages of 12 and 18.

Story Time at the Library
Children age birth to 6 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Wednesday, March 11, 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. 

Adults Learn How to Crochet Flowers at the Library
Area adults are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday, March 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to learn the basic stitches of crochet and make a handful of cheery flowers.  People may stitch a pin to the back and wear your spring blossoms on the town.  This class is presented by the Textile Center.  This is a Minnesota Legacy Program.  The class 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.     

Evening Story Time at the Library
Children age birth to 6 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Tuesday, March 10,  at 6:30 p.m. for an evening story time.  Children will hear a variety of stories and participate in craft activities.  The event is free, and no registration is required.  

Free Microsoft Publisher Class at the Library
Area adults are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Thursday, March 12 at 10:15 a.m. for a class that will explain Microsoft Publisher. Publisher is a powerful program that can be used to create signs, business cards, greeting cards and more.  People should have a basic understanding of Microsoft Word.  The class is free, but registration is required.  To register, call the library at651-438-0200 or visit the library website at www.dakotacounty.us/library.     

Free Resume Writing Class at the Library
Area adults are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Friday, March 13 at 2 p.m. for a class that will explain how to write an effective resume.  Writing a proper resume is more important than ever during tough economic times.  People will learn how to use a resume to show a potential employer their value.  Topics will include formatting, styles, common mistakes, dos and don'ts, and more.  This class is taught by Dakota County Workforce Center.  The class 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.     

Make Clay Houses at the Library
Children age 3 to 12 years old are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Monday, March 16 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. for an art class that will teach them how to build colorful clay houses.  Children will learn about color mixing and sculpting in the class.   The class is free, but registration is required.  To register, call the library at 651-438-0200 or visit the library website atwww.dakotacounty.us/library.  Registration opens March 2.   

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