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, October 28, 2013

Storytime is back!

Join us for storytime this week for a special Halloween treat!
Feel free to come in costume as we talk about pumpkins, ghosts, trick-or-treating, and other delightfully spooky things!
 
Storytimes will run through the month of November! Don't miss out on all the fun!

Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays, October 29 - November 26 @ 10:30 am AND 1:30 pm - Explore different themes through stories, songs, a craft, and a snack! For children ages 3 1/2 to 6 years old, with or without a caregiver.

Baby Book Nook - Wednesdays, October 30 - November 27 @ 10:30 am - Nursery and action rhymes, songs, books, and so much more! For children from birth to 2 years old, with a caregiver.

TOT Time - Thursdays, October 31 - November 21 @ 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.

No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Sunday, October 13, 2013

It's Teen Read Week!!!

 
Seek the Unknown! October 13 - 19 is Teen Read Week at the library!!
Celebrate reading with a slew of activities that are out of this world!!!
All activities below are for teens in grades 6 - 12.
No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!
 
 
Mystery Make-N-Takes - Monday - Saturday, October 14 - 19 - Stop by the teen department every day to see what the daily make-n-take activity is! Make a variety of awesome things you can take home!
 
Kick-Off Party: Alien Encounters - Monday, October 14 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Aliens have landed at the library! Explore outer space by making your own alien spaceship and gear to transform yourself into an extraterrestrial! Enjoy games, snacks, and more!
 
Teen Craft: Origami Creatures - Wednesday, October 16 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Learn how to make a variety of silly and spooky creatures using origami!
 
Edible Book Art Contest - Saturday, October 19 - Using anything that's edible, create a piece of delicious art representing your favorite book, literary character, or author! Entries can be dropped off anytime during regular hours on Saturday and the winner will be chosen during our Finale Party.
 
Finale Party: Seeking Unknown Awesomeness - Saturday, October 19 from 2:30 - 3:30 pm - We'll unlock the mysteries of the universe by stuffing our faces with awesome food, playing truly awesome games, and making a few awesome crafts! The winner of the Edible Book Art Contest will be chosen and all entries (with their creator's permission, of course!) will be devoured!
 
Got questions? Ask Miss Dani via email at danylod@einetwork.net or phone 412-655-2424.
 
Hope to see you soon!


Wednesday, October 2, 2013

October is finally here!

The Pirates are in the playoffs! The leaves are changing colors! Halloween is approaching! October is finally here!
 
Enjoy everything October has to offer by attending one or more of our awesome programs!
 
Chick-Fil-A Family Craft Night - Tuesday, October 8th 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 - 7 pm! Fun for the whole family! *This program will take place at Chick-fil-A Restaurant located at 461 Clairton Blvd (Route 51).*
 
After School Adventures: Apple Art - Wednesday, October 9th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - It's apple season! Using apples both as inspiration and as a tool, we'll create beautiful art destined to be treasured forever! Please bring a t-shirt or tote bag with you! A $1 donation, per child, is requested. Please register! For children in Kindergarten - 5th grade.
 
PJ Family Storytime: Sail Away - Monday, October 14th from 7:00 - 7:45 pm - Jump in a boat and sail away to storytime! We'll share stories about ships, sing boat songs, play a few traveling games, make a floating craft, and enjoy a scrumptious snack! Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to join in the fun! Fun for the whole family! Please register!
 
Owl Prowl @ the Arboretum - Thursday, October 24th at 6:00 pm - Whooooo's hiding in the woods? Owls! Join Robert Mulvihill, ornithologist at the National Aviary, for a twilight walk where we'll see just how many owls we can spot! Feel free to bring binoculars to help in the search. Fun for the whole family! Please register!
 
Pumpkin Carving Workshop - Monday, October 28th at 6:00 pm - Bring your own pumpkin to carve and leave the mess at the library! Evan Gealy, local artist, will present a demonstration on pumpkin carving techniques and provide jack o' lantern patterns along with tips and suggestions for doing your own carving! Fun for the whole family! Please register!
 
After School Adventures: Candy Science - Wednesday, October 30th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Candy is not only delicious, but educational too! We'll experiment with various candies and see if we can make them explode, expand, dissolve, and more! A $2 donation, per child, is requested. For children in Kindergarten - 5th grade. Please register!
 
To register for any program, please visit the library, call 412-655-2424, or email Miss Dani at danylod@einetwork.net