Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Holiday Reading Raffle

Do you love to read? 
Do you love to win prizes?

  Enter for a chance to win - going on now through Dec. 18th

Here’s how it works

Read (or listen to) a book
fill out a Book Review form (available in the library)
return the form in exchange for a raffle ticket
deposit your raffle ticket in the box near the front desk.

For Adult Patrons Only. 
Winning ticket will be pulled Wednesday, December 19.

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

Events Calendar

December Special Events and Programs

Open Mic Night

Tuesday, December 11 from 6-8 PM

Read it, speak it, and own it at Pleasant Hills Public Library’s second Open Mic Night for Writers. 
Come with a short piece or poem (maximum of 5 minutes in length) to share with an audience.  
Or simply join us just to listen to works that may be meeting others’ ears for the first time.

Light refreshments will be provided. Please register if presenting

New Movies at Noon

Fridays at Noon in the Library program room 
Join us as we show a newer release DVD.  Bring your own bagged lunch to eat during the movie. 
We'll provide the drinks and popcorn.

Movie Schedule:

Dec. 14 - Crazy Rich Asians 
Dec. 28 - Dog Days (with Vanessa Hudgens and Eva Longoria)

  Slow Flow Yoga With Miss Tammy

 Saturday, December  22 @ 11 AM

This very welcoming and positive 60 minute class will introduce you to the common poses practiced in yoga. All Levels Welcome! Dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat.
 $5 per class - Registration is necessary due to limited space.
Classes will begin again in 2019 (check back later for exact dates)

Holiday Music in the Library

Thursday, December 20 from 2-3 PM 
Come in from the cold and enjoy some holiday favorites performed by the Ukulele Club, along with free refreshments and a hot beverage bar. 

This free concert will be held in the library program room. 
All ages welcome!

To find out more about these events or to register, please contact 
Amanda Neeley  * neeleya@einetwork.net or  *  412-655-2424.   

Monday, November 5, 2018

International Cooking Contest 

Wednesday November 7 from 7-8 PM in the Program Room

Do you love to make your grandmother's perfect pierogies or the family's famous falafel recipe?

If so, prepare you best cultural specialties that show off your heritage and cooking creativity and enter our International Cooking Contest!

Registration Required.

Open to all ages and experience levels.

Bring your family and friends to sample free food!

CONTACT: Amanda Neeley  412-655-2424  neeleya@einetwork.net

Please be sure to read the contest rules:

  • Upon registration, please list what prepared dish you will be bringing. 
  • All food entries should be made at home, by the participant (if it’s a group effort, please register as such). 
  • All entries should be fully prepared and ready to serve upon arrival to the library. Please label what the dish is and have the creative description to display and copies of the recipe with it. 
  • All participants are responsible for providing their own serving utensils and paper products (library will provide eating utensils). 
  • Plugs are available in the program room for hot plates and crock pots if needed to keep food warm during the tasting. Just let the organizer know if you need to have access to electricity. 
  • There should be enough servings for at least 12 people to taste and judge each food entry. 
  • Judging will be on a scale of 1-5, 5 being the highest score in each category. 
  • The judging categories are Appearance (which should be determined before tastings begin), Aroma (is the smell appealing, does it add to the desire of wanting to taste it), Uniqueness (based on the creative description of why you chose the dish combined with what the actual dish is), and Taste. 
  • Score cards will be provided for each attendee who wishes to participate in judging the food. The cards will then be collected and added up after each dish is tasted and scored. 
  • The dish with the highest overall score is the winner. Second and third place will be calculated and awarded as well.  
Disclaimer: Organizer reserves the right to modify judging methodology based on the number of participants. This includes suggested serving size per taster and organization of how tastings occur.