Thursday, August 30, 2018

September Programs, Events, and News for Adults

This September, 

show YOUR Library some LOVE!

September is LOVE YOUR LIBRARY month! Thanks to the generous support of the Jack Buncher Foundation, donations made to PLEASANT HILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY throughout the month of September will be MATCHED! This September, libraries across Allegheny County are inviting residents to participate in a special fundraising collaboration to show their Library some LOVE by supporting and investing in their libraries. 
Please donate by check, cash, or online through the Library’s website:

September is also National Library Card Sign Up Month! 
Children signing up for their first library card will receive a fun goody bag! 
Stop at the front desk to learn more!
There is plenty going on at the Library this month.

Visit the online Events Calendar to see everything that's happening here at the Pleasant Hills Public Library: 

Upcoming Special Events and Programs:

  • Fall Wise Walk Begins
Wednesday September 5 - November 7th .
The first meeting on Sept. 5 will start at 9a.m. 
at the Library.  Each time after, plan to meet at 
9:30 a.m at the Children's Playground in South Park.
Please Register

  • Love You Library BINGO "FUN"-raiser
Thursday, September 13 from 6-7:30
Only 50 cents per game, per card, per person.
Snacks will be available for purchase. Please Register.

  • Love Your Library Mini Golf "FUN"-rasier
Friday September 21 @ 6:30 p.m.
Play mini golf after hours in the library! Registration required - sign up in the Library.  Staggered tee times will be scheduled.  Tickets are $7 for each player
( $4 per child ages 3-10)

  • Book Talks with Dr. Aupperle
Friday, September 21@ 10:30 a.m. 
This months book talk selection will be on
Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World
By Eileen McNamar

  •  Maker Mondays
Last Monday of each moth @ 10:30 a.m.
September 24th - Fall Wreath
$5 donation to cover the cost of supplies
Please Register by Wednesday Sept. 19th

Tickets Now On Sale

Library Wine Tasting Fundraiser   
Wine Tasting 2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 7-9:30 p.m.
 Annual Wine Tasting Event...
Featuring a variety of wines, mead and cider from KingView Mead.
Also enjoy appetizers from Vocelli's,
live music courtesy of TJ Arts,
Chinese auction, 50/50 drawing, and more!
Tickets $30 in Advance - $35 at the Door
or purchase tickets at the Library
Proceeds benefit Pleasant Hills Public Library

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Programs, Events and News for Adults - August 2018

Good Bye July, Hello August!

There is plenty going on at the Library this month.

Visit the online Events Calendar to see everything that's happening here at the Pleasant Hills Public Library: 

Upcoming Special Events and Programs:

Friday August 3 @ 12:30

Ice Cream Social 
Join us for a free Ice Cream Social and Internet Safety Presentation, hosted by Rep. William C. Kortz's office, being held in the Library Program Room for all to attend.  

Tuesday, August 7 from 7-8 p.m.

Family Karaoke Nigh
All ages Welcome!  Come and sing your heart out to your favorite tunes!

Friday, August 10 @ 10:15 a.m.

Musical Movie Matinee 
Join us in the Library program room for the last musical movie for the summer!  Come and watch this musical inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman. Can you guess what it is?  Come in and find out! (Rated PG)

Saturday, August 11 - All Day Event

Pleasant Hills Community Day 
Look for our Wizard of Oz themed float in the parade, and be sure to visit our booth at the festival in Mowry Park!  

Tuesday, August 14 from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

The Scribe Sanctuary - Special Author Visit
Join the Scribe Sanctuary (A Creative Writers Group) for a special event they have arranged to welcome special guest, Tara Bailey.  Tara is a published author and also Chief Executive Officer of Bailey Publishing House, located in Pittsburgh, Pa. All are welcome to attend.  For more information on this event, please contact Genea Webb @  

Monday, August 20 @ 10:30 a.m.

Maker Mondays 
This month's craft is make your own sea glass wind chimes.
There will be a $10 fee to cover the cost of all supplies. Please register by
Wednesday, August 15.

Tuesday, August 21 @ 6:30 p.m.

Music On the Lawn 
join us for our last concert of the summer, as we welcome back special our special musical guests, The Pink Flamingo's!  They have been rocking our lawn all summer long 
with their family friendly, festive tunes!  Bring your own chairs and blankets, 
we will provide the snacks. Hope to see you there!

Monday, August 27 @ 10 a.m.

Bagels and Book Thyme 
A new, monthly book club held at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Cafe, in Southland Shopping Center.  This months book selection: A Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan.This book takes us to the Australian Outback, for a fictional account of an American woman's spiritual odyssey through outback of Australia. A few copies will be available at the front desk of the Pleasant Hills Library for anyone who wants to participate.

Tuesday, August 28 @ 7p.m.
Meet the Mayor
You're cordially invited to join us at the library for a special meet and greet with the Mayor of Pleasant Hills, William Trimbath.  Light refreshments will be provided.  
Stop by and say hello!