Monday, August 3, 2015

Upcoming programs and events at the Pleasant Hill Library

Florida's Manatees: Endangered Giant Sea Cows
Thursday, August 06, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Learn about the Florida manatee through science teacher Rob Ellos' firsthand experience snorkeling with these gentle giants. Ellos will share colorful photos and props. Ages: 4–12.

Clay Turtles
Thursday, August 06, 2015
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Sculpt cool turtles using your imagination to roll, shape and add texture to clay. Presented by Abrakadoodle. Registration required. Ages: 5–12. Registration required for each child. Registration opens two weeks prior to the event.  Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.

Waggin' Tales
Children are invited to read to Duchess, the dog to improve reading skills.  Tuesday, August 11, 2015.  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Evening Story time for All Ages
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Stories and activities ideal for kids and families. Ages 0-6.

Make & Take: Paper Bag Puppets
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Make your very own paper bag animal puppet to take home. Ages 2-8.

Internet Basics
Thursday, August 13, 2015
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Gain a basic understanding of the Internet. You'll learn about web browsers and how to navigate one. Locate things on the internet using a search engine, a website URL address and the toolbar. Prerequisite: computer Basics class or equivalent experience. Registration required.
Registration opens two weeks prior to the event.

Pitch Perfect Sing-along
Thursday, August 13, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sing along to the original Pitch Perfect movie and show what you know at our movie-themed trivia game. Make a craft and enjoy a snack. Ages: 13–16.

Frozen Sing-Along
Friday, August 14, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sing along to the delightful songs in this popular movie and make a snowy craft during our festive summer reading finale. Ages: 0–12.

Tiny Coiled Baskets
Monday, August 17, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Learn to make tiny coiled baskets using yarn and cord. Use colors, patterns and shapes to make your baskets unique. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required.  Registration opens two weeks prior to the event.

Plant Health Care Diagnostic Clinic
Thursday, August 20, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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. No registration required.

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