Friday, June 26, 2015

Upcoming Events at Dakota County Pleasant Hill Library

Register Now for Craft Fair at the Library
Thursday, July 30, 2015
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Area children age 4-16 are invited to register now until July 23rd, to sell their handmade crafts at the Pleasant Hill Library Craft Fair.  The craft fair will be held outside the library entrance.  In case of rain, it will be held inside the library.  All items for sale must be priced from one penny to $2.00.  Crafters should plan to bring their own table, money to make change, and signage.  Registration forms for the craft sale may be picked up at the Pleasant Hill Library.  For more information, call the library at 651-438-0200[X].

Make and Take: 4th of July Greeting Cards

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Celebrate America's birthday by creating and giving a 4th of July greeting card.  Age 2-10.  Free and no registration required.

RAD Zoo at the Library
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Learn about the lives of frogs, turtles, lizards, snakes and small alligators.  Get close up to pet some of these unique creatures.  Ages 2-12.  Free.  No registration.

U is for Umbrella at the Library
Thursday, July 9, 2015
11 a.m. -Noon
Stories, songs, crafts and games featuring umbrella weather, especially for preschoolers.  Sponsored in part by ECFE.  Ages 3-5 years old.  Free.  Registration is required.  Call the library to register after June 25th.

Brodini Comedy Magic Show at the Library

Monday, July 13, 2015
10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Magician Brodini makes you laugh as he amazes you with his magic skills.  Ages 2-12.  Free and no registration.

Mrs. Siebenaler's Book Club
Mondays--July 6th, July 20th, July 27th
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Continue your reading through the summer.  Come and spend time with friends, discussing Wonder, by RJ Palacio and another book.  For kids entering 7th grade this fall.  Call the library for more information.

Waggin Tales at the Library
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
11 a.m. to Noon
Bring your kids into the library to read to a certified therapy dog.  It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency.  Ages 5-10.  Free and no registration.

Author Lauraine Snelling Visits the Library

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Meet and talk with Lauraine Snelling, popular award-winning author of more than 50 fiction and nonfiction books with sales of 2 million copies and counting.  Hear her talk about the inspiration for her newly published book, Someday Home.  Free.  No registration.

Folk Singer Charlie McGuire Performs at the Library

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Meet and hear Charlie Mcguire, one of "Minnesota's Finest" folk singers and songwriters of tunes about Minnesota.  Enjoy songs from his eight albums including a recent release celebrating the 100th birthday of American singer-songwriter  Woody Guthrie.  Free.  No registration.

Make and Take:  Stamp Bookmarks at the Library

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Create a bookmark or picture using a variety of cool rubber stamps.  Ages 2-10.  Free and no registration.

Make and Take:  Duct Tape Crafts at the Library

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
It is amazing what you can create with duct tape--from wallets to cellphone cases.  Explore the world of duct tape art.  Space is limited.  Ages 9-14.  Free.  Registration is required.  Registration opens June 30th.  Call the library to register.

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