Friday, September 18, 2015

Upcoming Events at Pleasant Hill Library

One-on-One Ebook and Technology Help
Thursday, September 24, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
If you need extra help on the computer, setting up e-book apps, have questions about surfing the Internet or setting up an e-mail account, or just need help working on a document, you can get one-to-one instruction at the Library. Drop in any time during our One-on-One Technology Help sessions — no registration required.

Knitting Crash Course for Teens
Thursday, September 24, 2015
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Learn how to cast on and start your first knitting project. We will provide needles and some yarn to help you prepare to stylishly survive Minnesota's winters. Presented by the Textile Center. Ages: 13-18. Registration required for each teen. Registration opens September 17.  Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.

V is for Vehicle
Friday, September 25, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Stories, songs, crafts and games about cars, trucks, planes, and trains, especially for preschoolers. Sponsored in part by ECFE. Ages: 3-5. Registration required for each child. Registration opens September 18.  Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.

Apples and Bees
Saturday, September 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Enjoy apple tasting and apple crafts brought to you from the Hastings Farmers Market. Then see and learn about live bees and taste honey from the U of Minnesota Bee Squad  No registration is required.  People may come and go anytime during the program.

Waggin' Tales
Saturday, September 26, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bring your kids into the Library to read to certified therapy dogs. It's not only fun, it helps develop reading skills and fluency. Ages: 5-10.
People may come anytime during the hour and stay as long as you like.

Space Engineers
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join an artist from ArtStart and use tubes, cones, plastic containers and more to create your vision for a space vehicle designed to transport 25 people to the Andromeda Galaxy, 2.5 million light-years away. Ages: 6-12. Registration required for each child. Registration opens September 22.  Please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Late arrivals can lose their registration spot.

Something to Talk About
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Read any one of three selected current events and science magazines, available at the Pleasant Hill Library or online. Then come together to share and discuss. Conversations will be moderated by Dr. Bill Spinelli. Co-sponsored by Hastings Community Education. Registration required<> or by calling 651-480-7670. Location: Tilden Community Center, 310 River St., Hastings

Storytime with Stacy
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Meet Stacy Waibel, author of the picture books about Rudy, the cute poodle, and hear her read from her books. Ages: 2-10.

Healthy Lunches Made Simple
Saturday, October 03, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn about making healthy lunches for your children from a representative from Allina Health. A light lunch will be provided by A Healthier Hastings 4 All. Registration required.  Registration opens September 19.

iPad Basics
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Use our iPads to learn about basic controls, settings, web browsing, apps and uses of this popular tablet. Registration required. Registration opens September 23.

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