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We look forward to hearing from you!

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Happy FALL!

The Pleasant Hills Public Library is happy to announce the 2nd Annual Literary Pumpkin Decorating Contest! 

Decorate a pumpkin to look like your favorite book character using any materials you'd like (please NO CARVING). Work alone or as a group - fun for the whole family! Bring it to the Library starting October 1st but NO LATER than October 29th at 8:30 pm. Winners will be announced on October 30th and will receive a cool gift card! 
Visit the Children's Department to learn more! 

Check out these awesome entries from last year:

Check out these awesome upcoming FAMILY programs:
Family Game Night - Monday, October 8th at 6:00 pm - Bring the whole family for a fun night of games, pizza, and fun! We'll have a variety of card, board, and video games to play together! Fun for the whole family! Please register.

3rd Annual Family Halloween Spectacular Party - Friday, October 26th at 6:00 pm - Do you dare come to the Library after-hours for a truly spooktacular evening? We’ll play games, make crafts, hear stories, and enjoy snacks! There will also be trick-or-treating complete with a costume contest, with different age categories and prizes! A $2 donation per child is requested and will be collected at the event. This is an after-hours program; Library doors will open at 5:45 pm. Fun for the whole family! Registration highly suggested.

Book VS. Movie Club - Monday, October 29th at 6:00 pm - Join us as we watch a movie based on a children's book every month! This month, we'll be watching the movie based on Matilda by Roald Dahl. After the movie, we'll discuss the book and decide which we liked better and why. Extra copies of each month's selection will be available for checkout at the circulation desk. Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.

Check out these amazing upcoming CHILDREN'S programs:
Gross Out Science - Wednesday, October 17th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Want to gross out your friends and family using science? Come learn how to make edible snot, burping bags, and more! For children in grades 1 – 5. Please register.

Costume Party Tail Waggin' Tutors - Monday, October 22nd from 7:00 - 8:00 pm - Come dressed up if you dare to read to trained therapy dogs! Practice your reading skills while enjoying the company of some furry, costumed friends! While waiting for your turn, you can also make some spooky and not-so-spooky crafts! For children ages 4 and up - reading ability encouraged but not required. Please register.
Lego Extravaganza Club - Wednesday, October 24th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Calling all Lego fans! Come build with us! We'll have Legos you can use but feel free to bring your own. For children ages 3 and up. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!


We didn't forget about you! Check out these cool upcoming programs just for teens in grades 6 - 12:
Teen Games N@ - Thursday, October 18th from 3:30 - 4:30 pm - Hey Teens! Join us for games, snacks, and an awesome time! Stuff your face with delicious pizza while playing games with your friends! We'll play new and classic board games, card games, the Wii, and more! For teens in grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

Classic Cartoons - Thursday, October 11th from 3:30 - 4:30 pm - Come watch some oldies but goodies with your friends! Snacks provided! For teens in grades 6 - 12. No registration necessary - just show up ready for fun!

To register for ANY program, please visit the library, call 412-655-2424, or email Ms. Dani at