PLEASANT HILLS LIBRARY CHILDREN'S AREA

Do you have questions? Please call Miss Dani at 412-655-2424 or send an email to danylod@einetwork.net.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Monday, February 25, 2013

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

We love Dr. Seuss! Do you?
 
What better way to celebrate the creativity, uniqueness, and general awesomeness that is Dr. Seuss than with a truly spectacular birthday celebration?!?
 
 
Join us for the party of the century on
Saturday, March 2nd from 12:00 - 3:00 pm
 
Try your hand at a variety of fun and silly games, make a selection of crazy crafts, and enjoy scrumptious snacks from 12:00 - 2:00 pm.
 
Stories will be read by special guest readers from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.
 
Teachers and staff from McClellan Elementary will be on hand helping with the festivities. Maybe your teacher will be here?!? You'll have to come and see!
 
Please register!
To register, please visit the library front desk, call 412-655-2424, or email Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

March is just around the corner!

Time sure does fly when you're having fun! And we're having tons of fun at Pleasant Hills Library! While February might be coming to a close, March is just around the corner!
Check out all the awesome programs happening in March!

Weekly storytimes will run trough April 11th.
No registration necessary! Just drop in!
 
Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays @ 10:30 am & 1:30 pm - Explore different themes through stories, songs, crafts, and a snack! For children ages 3 1/2 to 6 years old, with or without a caregiver.
Baby Book Nook - Wednesdays @ 10:30 am - Nursery and action rhymes, songs, books, and so much more! For children birth to 2 years old, with a caregiver.
TOT Time - Thursdays @ 10:30 am - Learn and grow with stories, songs, finger plays, fun activities and a snack! For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years old, with a caregiver.

After School Adventures continue!
For children in Kindergarten - 5th grade. Please register!
 
Green Fun - Wednesday, March 13th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - March is all about the color green! Let's explore the many shades of green through art and science activities! We might get a little messy so please wear appropriate painting attire. A $1 donation, per child, is requested.
Paper Flowers - Wednesday, March 20th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Spring is finally here! Let's celebrate by using origami techniques to create a bouquet of beautiful flowers that will last forever! We'll also create a sampling of origami animals that wake up in the Spring!

We have so many fun family programs in March, you won't want to miss a single one!
 
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss - Saturday, March 2nd from 12:00 - 3:00 pm - We're celebrating Read Across America with a special birthday party for Dr. Seuss! Teachers from McClellan Elementary will be here to help with the festivities! Enjoy games, snacks, and crafts from 12:00 - 2:00, with stories read by special guest readers from 2:00 - 3:00. Fun for the whole family! Please register!
Chick-fil-A Family Craft Night - Tuesday, March 5th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm - Stop by Chick-fil-A on Route 51 to make a fun craft, play a silly game, and enjoy a free kids 4 piece nugget or strip meal!* No registration necessary, drop by anytime between 5:00 and 7:00 pm! *Free kids meal with purchase of adult combo or entree salad.* This program will take place at Chick-fil-A Restaurant located at 461 Clairton Blvd (Route 51).*
Family Egg Hunt Extravaganza! - Sunday, March 24th from 2:00 - 3:30 pm - A mischievous bunny has hidden eggs throughout the entire library and we need your help to find them! Join us for games, crafts, snacks, and an extreme egg hunt! Fun for the whole family! A $2 donation, per child, is requested. *Library doors will open at 1:45 pm!* Please register!
PJ Family Storytime: Very Hungry Caterpillars - Monday, March 25th from 7:00 - 7:45 pm - Caterpillars turn into beautiful butterflies! We'll explore their metamorphosis with stories, songs, games, crafts, and a scrumptious snack sure to please even the hungriest of caterpillars! Wear your PJs! Fun for the whole family! No registration necessary.

Hey Teens! Check out what's happening...
For students in grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary.
 
Teen Movie Night - Monday, March 4th from 6:00 - 8:15 pm - Let's get together over pizza to enjoy a movie! After the birth of their daughter, the Cullens' must work with other vampire clans to protect their family. Don't miss the last movie in this epic series! Film Rated PG -13.
Teen Gaming Tournament - Monday, March 11th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Let's play! We'll have a Wii set up with a variety of fun games to try out! Please feel free to bring a favorite game from home to show off!

To register for any program please visit the library, call 412-655-2424, or email Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net 

Monday, February 11, 2013

Love is in the air!

Valentine's Day is rapidly approaching!
Celebrate this lovely holiday by attending a Valentine's Day program at the library!

Join us tonight for
PJ Family Storytime: Strange Love
From 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Love comes in all shapes and sizes! Help us celebrate the wonder of love through stories, songs, games, crafts, and a snack! Wear your pajamas! Fun for the whole family! No registration necessary.

All this week our regular weekly storytimes will have a Valentine's Day theme!
 
Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays at 10:30 am & 1:30 pm  
     For children ages 3 1/2 to 6 years old, with or without a caregiver.   
Baby Book Nook - Wednesdays at 10:30 am    
     For children birth to 2 years old, with a caregiver.   
TOT Time - Thursdays @ 10:30 am   
     For children ages 2 to 3 1/2, with a caregiver.        

  Hey Teens! Don't miss out on the fun! 
 
Celebrate your own way by attending our
  Anti-Valentine's Day Fest  
  Thursday, February 14th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm 
Stop stressing about this lovely-dovey holiday and join us for an anti-mushy festival with foods, crafts, and games! Come prepared to dis on all things romantic!
For students in grades 6 -12. No regsitration necessary.
 
 
Happy Valentine's Day!!

Monday, February 4, 2013

It's going to be a Heart-y Party!!!!

Join us for an affair of the heart!
A Heart-y Party: A Family Valentine's Day Celebration
Saturday, February 9th from 1:00 - 2:30 pm

We'll celebrate Valentine's Day with crafts, games, stories, songs, and a delicious array of snacks! End the celebration by decorating your very own cake pop! Fun for the whole family!

**A $2 donation, per child, is requested - collected at event**

Please register by visiting the front desk, calling 412-655-2424, or emailing Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net