Monday, June 22, 2015

Upcoming Events at the Pleasant Hill Library

Craft Fair at the Library
Register Now for the Craft Fair at the Library 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 is scheduled for Thursday, July 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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.
Story time for Babies
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Stories, songs bounces and playtime make this story time perfect for children newborn to 24 months and their caregivers.  Free and no registration.
Teen Babysitter's Guide to Reading Aloud at the Library
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Engage your little charges by knowing how to add excitement and drama to your story times--a great way to boost your business.  Learn how to choose books and create voices and facial expressions and receive a book and completions certificate.  Free.  Registration is required.  Call the library to register.  Ages 12-18.  
Story Time in the Park
Thursday, June 25, 2015
1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m.
Join us for stories, games, and crafts at Pioneer Park in Hastings.  Presented in part by Hastings Community Education.  Ages 2-10.   Free. No registration.
Robotics—Meet Sphero at the Library 
Thursday, June 25, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sphero is a colorful ball with a tiny wireless robot inside. Meet Sphero robots and try your hand at racing them. Space is limited.  Free.  Ages: 10–16.
Goo Factory at the Library
Friday, June 26, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Mix up a batch of finger paint, silly putty and other homemade concoctions with your child.  Come ready to get messy!  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.  This is presented by Kidcreate Studio.  Free.  Registration is required and opens June 12th.  Call the library to register.  Age 18 months to 6 years.  
Ha Ha!  Tee Hee!  Chuckly Chuckle!
Monday, June 29, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Laughter is great medicine and allows us to take ourselves little less seriously.  Come prepared to laugh--a lot.  This is presented by The Story Man from England.  Ages 0-6 years old.  Free and no registration required. 
Evening Story time for all Ages at the Library 
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families.  Ages 0-6.  Free.  No registration. 
Free Little Library Program for Teens at the Pleasant Hill Library
Teens take a Book, Leave a Book at the Library. The Pleasant Hill Library has its own Free Little Library for teens who would like to "take a book, leave a book and read a book".  This program is great for teens who have bought books they really don't want to keep or who want a book to take to the pool or beach and not worry about water damage! Visit the teen area at the library for more information. 
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. 
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. 
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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