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Former Resident Will Sign Books

Posted November 21, 2012 in Community Featured, Pleasant Hill

Author Nancy Steedle, a former resident of Pleasant Hill, will be at the library for a book signing on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10:30 – noon.  Steedle has written a number of mysteries set in Des Moines. Stop in, meet Steedle and buy a signed copy of her work.

Make and Take on Dec. 2
Join us for the annual Make and Take an Ornament event during the Hill of Light celebration. On Dec. 2 from 1 – 4 p.m., library staff will be at the Youth Center to help make several different Christmas ornaments. Fun for all ages, this is a great way for your family to get the holiday spirit.

News and notes
The new library site is located on the city’s website at Click on city departments then click on “Library” to see what’s available.

WILBOR now has e-books available. WILBOR is an online site accessible through the library’s website. Downloadable audio books are also available on WILBOR including titles for IPod use. Kindle users, access is now available. You’ll need your library patron number to access the WILBOR website. There is a link at the library’s website,

Two of the library staff are now notaries. This service is available free. Call ahead to make sure of the staff notaries is available.

Story times are held on Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 10 and 10:30. Crafts are held every Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m.

New books
“Bone Bed” by Patricia Cornwell
“Bridge” by Karen Kingsbury
“Last Man” by Vince Flynn

“The Signal and the Noise” by Nate Silver
“Killing Lincoln” by Bill O’Reilly

Books on CD
“Sweet Tooth” by Ian McEwan
“Rapture” by J. R. Ward

“A Very Merry Christmas” by Geronimo Stilton
“The Six Crowns” by Allan Jones
“Those Darn Squirrels Fly South” by Adam Rubin

Many more new items are also available.

On Wednesdays, bring back any items that are overdue, including videos, and no fine will be charged.

Pleasant Hill Public Library
5151 Maple Drive,
Hours: Sunday: 1 – 4 p.m.
Mon. – Thur.: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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