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, July 29, 2013

Summer's almost over...

..but the fun hasn't stopped at the library!

Summer Reading Club ends on Saturday, August 10th!
You have two weeks left to earn instant prizes* and raffle tickets for all of your amazing summer reading! Visit the library today to earn your instant prize* and participate in one of our awesome upcoming programs!

TONIGHT!!!! Teen Craft: Designer T-Shirts - Monday, July 29 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm - You provide the t-shirt and we'll provide the decorating supplies! Paint, cut, or bling out your t-shirt! For teens going into grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary - but don't forget to bring a t-shirt!

TOMORROW!!!! National Night Out - Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30 pm - Join us on the library lawn to celebrate the 15th annual National Night Out, crime and drug prevention event! Come early to get a good spot for the parade! Enjoy fun activities, a craft, and family friendly music provided by DJ Wes of One Left Standing Entertainment! Fun for the whole family! No registration necessary - hope to see you there!

Teen Talk - Thursdays, August 1 & 8 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm - Stuff your face with delicious food while playing games and hanging out with friends! Weekly SRC winner picked at each meeting - winner need not be present to win. For teens going into grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary.

Afternoon Adventures: Too Cool for School - Wednesday, August 7 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Decorate your school supplies to be uniquely yours! We'll make a few accessories but please bring anything you want to decorate! For children going into Kindergarten - 5th Grade. Please register!

TEEN & ADULT SRC FINALE: Zombie Party - Thursday, August 8 at 6:30 pm - Adults and Teens who have participated in Summer Reading Club are invited to transform into zombies to celebrate the end of SRC in undead style! Come dressed as a survivor or a zombie! Enjoy games, trivia, favors, and more! Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share! For teens going into grades 6 - 12 and adults. Please register!

CHILDRENS SRC FINALE: Magicman TJ Hill - Friday, August 9 at 1:00 pm - Children who have participated in Summer Reading Club, along with their families, are invited to a one of a kind magic show!Sure to make you laugh and scream, Magicman TJ Hill will bring the magic of Summer Reading Club to a delightful conclusion! Fun for the whole family! Please register!

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

*To earn an instant prize, you must have your reading log with you. One instant prize per person per day.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Summer Reading Club is halfway over!

We're now in week six of Summer Reading Club! So far, the Wiggling Worms have redeemed over 85 weekly prizes, the Junior Diggers have read over 1300 books, and the Earth Explorers have read for more than 180 hours!
Wow!!! That's a ton of awesome summer reading!!!
 
 It's amazing how fast this summer is blowing by! Have you been to the library to receive an instant prize* yet? If not, there's still time!
 
Summer Reading Club runs until Saturday, August 10th!!!
 
Celebrate all the amazing reading you've done this summer by attending one of our cool Summer Reading Club finale parties!!! Registration is now open - don't miss out on all the fun!


Adult & Teen SRC Finale: Zombie Party - Thursday, August 8 @ 6:30 pm - Adults and Teens who have participated in Summer Reading Club are invited to join us for an undead end of summer party! Dress up as a zombie or a survivor! Enjoy games, snacks, favors, and plenty of other surprises! Wrap up Summer Reading Club in undead style! Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share! Open to adults and teens going into grades 6 - 12! Please register!
 
Children's SRC Finale: Magicman TJ Hill - Friday, August 9 @ 1:00 pm - Sure to make you laugh and scream, Magicman TJ Hill will bring the magic of SRC to a delightful conclusion! Items will appear, disappear, and multiply before your very eyes! One lucky audience member will even get a chance to levitate! Fun for the whole family! Open to all children who have participated in Summer Reading Club - and their families! Please register!
 
To register, please visit the Pleasant Hills Public Library circulation desk, call 412-655-2424, or email Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net
 
*You must have your reading log with you to earn an instant prize. One instant prize per day.

 

Friday, July 5, 2013

Pirate Tales!

Pirates Tales at the Library!

Attention All Readers between the ages of 4 - 12!
Read your way into the PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, by participating in Pirate Tales, a program brought to you by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
 
Every time you finish a book, fill out an entry form here or stop by the library to fill out a paper entry form. After August 2, six lucky children from around Allegheny County will be chosen in a random drawing to receive 2 tickets to a Pirate game, as well as a special storytime with a Pirates celebrity and the Pirate Parrot at PNC Park on September 15, 2013.
 
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Pleasant Hills Public Library are proud to offer this program and encourage the importance of reading. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask!
 
Paper forms can be downloaded here! Return to the library by August 2, 2013!

Monday, July 1, 2013

Happy Fourth of July!

The Pleasant Hills Public Library would like to wish you a very Happy Fourth of July!!!
In honor of the holiday, we will be closing at 5 pm on Wednesday, July 3rd and remain closed on Thursday, July 4th!
We will re-open on Friday, July 5th!
 
Check out these fun things happening after the holiday!
 
PJ Family Storytime: Dino Snores - Monday, July 8 from 7:00 - 7:45 pm - Can you snore like a dinosaur? Get ready for bed with dinosaurs while enjoying stories, songs, games, crafts, and a delicious snack! Wear your PJs! Fun for the whole family! Please register!
 
Afternoon Adventures: Alternative Art - Wednesday, July 10 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - It's amazing what you can use to create art! Discover surprising uses for everyday objects while creating beautiful artwork! A $1 donation per child is requested. For children going into Kindergarten - 5th grade. Please register!
 
Teen Talk - Thursdays, July 11 - August 8 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm - Stuff your face with delicious food while playing games and hanging out with friends! Weekly SRC winner picked each week (winner need not be present). For teens going into grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary.
 
To register for any program, please visit the library, call 412-655-2424, or email Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net