Monday, July 6, 2015

Programs and Events at the Pleasant Hill 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.

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 20th, July 27th
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Continue your reading through the summer.  Come and spend time with friends, discussing the book Memory Boy. 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.  All ages welcome.  

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.  

Plant Health Care Diagnostic Clinic at the Library
Thursday, July 16, 2015
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Bring your gardening questions or samples of weeds, fruits, vegetables, trees, shrubs, turf or insects to one of these diagnostic clinics and let a Dakota County Master Gardener provide identification and recommendations.  Free.  No registration.

Musician Storyteller Jack Pearson at the Library
Monday, July 20, 2015
10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Celebrate books, reading and your imagination through songs, stories and music on the guitar, 5-string banjo, fiddle, jawharp, and limberjack, and even an amplified toy box lid.  Free.  No registration.

Patterns of Life--Native American Bead Art at the Library
Monday, July 20, 2015
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Get an introduction to the art of beading with Julie Boada of the Fond du Lac Nation and create your own beaded bookmarks or pouch using patterns and colors that reflect tribal and family affiliations.  Presented by ArtStart.  Free.  Registration is required.  Call the library after July 6th to register.  

Make and Take:  LED Throwies at the Library
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Combine an LED, a coin battery, and a magnet to make a small magnetic light called an LED Throwie.  Learn why it works and create a group light display before taking your throwies home.  Ages 9 to 14.  Free.  Registration is required.  Call the library after July 8th to register.

Zentangles at the Library
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Learn to create beautiful patterns using pen and ink.  Embellish with watercolor or brightly colored pens.  Each creation is on-of-a kind.  Presented by Eagan Art House.  Ages 8-12.  Registration is required.  Call the library after July 15th to register.  

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