Skip to main content

   PGCMLS Flickr PGCMLS Youtube PGCMLS Facebook  PGCMLS Twitter

Hillcrest Heights Branch Events

Email Basics Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 9:30am

new message image

Create a Gmail email account and learn how to use its features. Must have prior experience using the mouse and keyboard required. Registration is required. Limit 8.

Crocheting and Knitting Literacy Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials, due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:30am

Join us for stories, musical activities, finger-plays and more! Childcare providers welcome. Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 4:00pm

Have an eReader and don't know what to do with it?

We can show you how to download free eBooks, music, and more with your library card. Bring your device in and we can get you started! Please have your library card available. If you have no library card, you can sign up for one at the Circulation Desk.

Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Intro to Microsoft Word Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2010. Prior experience using the mouse and keyboard required. Registration is required, and the limit is 8 students for all computer classes.

Legos: Read! Build! Play! Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture of legos

 

We'll bring out the Legos® and read stories. You bring the creativity, and let your imagination go wild! Ages 6-10

Intro to Microsoft Excel Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers and learn to print Excel worksheets. Must have experience using mouse and keyboard. Registration required. Space is limited.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 10:30am

Join us for stories, musical activities, finger-plays and more! Childcare providers welcome. Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 4:00pm

Have an eReader and don't know what to do with it?

We can show you how to download free eBooks, music, and more with your library card. Bring your device in and we can get you started! Please have your library card available. If you have no library card, you can sign up for one at the Circulation Desk.

Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Computer Basics for Beginners Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 9:30am

mouse image

Learn basic computer terms, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and work with Windows. Registration required for all computer classes. Call branch for details. Limit 8 per class.

Legos: Read! Build! Play! Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture of legos

 

We'll bring out the Legos® and read stories. You bring the creativity, and let your imagination go wild! Ages 6-10

Crocheting and Knitting Literacy Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials, due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 10:30am

Join us for stories, musical activities, finger-plays and more! Childcare providers welcome. Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 4:00pm

Have an eReader and don't know what to do with it?

We can show you how to download free eBooks, music, and more with your library card. Bring your device in and we can get you started! Please have your library card available. If you have no library card, you can sign up for one at the Circulation Desk.

Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Facebook: Getting Started Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 6:00pm

Learn how to get connected and set up a user profile. Learn to use Facebook as a networking tool or just for fun. In addition, learn about additional features such as uploading photos, making friends, sending private messages and much, much, more.

*Registration Information:
You must have an email account to register for Facebook. Go to gmail.com to set up a free email account.
Must have experience using a mouse and keyboard. Registration required.

Internet Basics Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 9:30am

an image of a lady sitting at the computer

Learn how to use web browsers, search engines, and evaluate information. Must have prior experience using the mouse and keyboard. Registration required. Limit 8.

 

Legos: Read! Build! Play! Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture of legos

 

We'll bring out the Legos® and read stories. You bring the creativity, and let your imagination go wild! Ages 6-10

Resume Start-up using MS Word 2010 Templates Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:30am

Bring your information and a flash drive to create and save your own resume. Registration required. Limit 8.

Friends of the Hillcrest Heights Library Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:00pm

The Friends of the Library provide generous support for Library programming, service and collections. Share your ideas.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 10:30am

Join us for stories, musical activities, finger-plays and more! Childcare providers welcome. Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 4:00pm

Have an eReader and don't know what to do with it?

We can show you how to download free eBooks, music, and more with your library card. Bring your device in and we can get you started! Please have your library card available. If you have no library card, you can sign up for one at the Circulation Desk.

Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Email Basics Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 9:30am

new message image

Create a Gmail email account and learn how to use its features. Must have prior experience using the mouse and keyboard required. Registration is required. Limit 8.

Legos: Read! Build! Play! Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture of legos

 

We'll bring out the Legos® and read stories. You bring the creativity, and let your imagination go wild! Ages 6-10

Intro to Microsoft PowerPoint Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 10:30am

Learn the basic features of creating a dynamic slide show presentation. Make a great impression when giving presentations in the workplace and/or in educational settings. Registration required. Limit 5.

Crocheting and Knitting Literacy Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials, due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages.

Intro to Microsoft Excel Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers and learn to print Excel worksheets. Must have experience using mouse and keyboard. Registration required. Space is limited.

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 10:30am

Join us for stories, musical activities, finger-plays and more! Childcare providers welcome. Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 4:00pm

Have an eReader and don't know what to do with it?

We can show you how to download free eBooks, music, and more with your library card. Bring your device in and we can get you started! Please have your library card available. If you have no library card, you can sign up for one at the Circulation Desk.

Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Intro to Microsoft Word Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2010. Prior experience using the mouse and keyboard required. Registration is required, and the limit is 8 students for all computer classes.

Legos: Read! Build! Play! Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture of legos

 

We'll bring out the Legos® and read stories. You bring the creativity, and let your imagination go wild! Ages 6-10

Preschool Storytime: 3-5 year olds Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 10:30am

Join us for stories, musical activities, finger-plays and more! Childcare providers welcome. Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

Have an eReader and don't know what to do with it?

We can show you how to download free eBooks, music, and more with your library card. Bring your device in and we can get you started! Please have your library card available. If you have no library card, you can sign up for one at the Circulation Desk.

Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Legos: Read! Build! Play! Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture of legos

 

We'll bring out the Legos® and read stories. You bring the creativity, and let your imagination go wild! Ages 6-10

Crocheting and Knitting Literacy Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials, due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages.

Get Connected: Skype Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 2:00pm

Thinking about trying Skype?  Interested in learning an alternative way to stay in touch with love ones, start a virtual book discussion, and more? Discover a new way to stay in touch using Skype. Space is limited, so schedule promptly! 

Summer @ Your Library Ice Cream Kick-Off Monday, June 2, 2014 - 6:30pm

Kick off the summer with a delicious scoop of ice cream, your choice of flavors include strawberry, chocolate, vanilla, or Italian ice. Sign up for the Summer Reading program to receive golden ticket for your free scoop of ice cream provided by The Dream Team ice cream truck. All ages. *Children should be accompanied by parent or guardian.

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 4:00pm

Have an eReader and don't know what to do with it?

We can show you how to download free eBooks, music, and more with your library card. Bring your device in and we can get you started! Please have your library card available. If you have no library card, you can sign up for one at the Circulation Desk.

Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Facebook: Getting Started Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 6:00pm

Learn how to get connected and set up a user profile. Learn to use Facebook as a networking tool or just for fun. In addition, learn about additional features such as uploading photos, making friends, sending private messages and much, much, more.

*Registration Information:
You must have an email account to register for Facebook. Go to gmail.com to set up a free email account.
Must have experience using a mouse and keyboard. Registration required.

Computer Basics for Beginners Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 9:30am

mouse image

Learn basic computer terms, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and work with Windows. Registration required for all computer classes. Call branch for details. Limit 8 per class.

Legos: Read! Build! Play! Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture of legos

 

We'll bring out the Legos® and read stories. You bring the creativity, and let your imagination go wild! Ages 6-10

Friends of the Hillcrest Heights Library Monday, June 9, 2014 - 7:00pm

The Friends of the Library provide generous support for Library programming, service and collections. Share your ideas.

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 4:00pm

Have an eReader and don't know what to do with it?

We can show you how to download free eBooks, music, and more with your library card. Bring your device in and we can get you started! Please have your library card available. If you have no library card, you can sign up for one at the Circulation Desk.

Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Echoes of Nature: Frog Math and Earthworm Labs Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 4:00pm

Great leaping amphibians and creepy night crawlers are together for one exciting jumping and squirming science observation. How far can a frog jump? Make "frogs" jump and the measure the distances. Compare the size and distances of frogs and humans jumping.  Then, observe earthworms moving and take measurements. What are the benefits to having earthworms and frogs in your backyard? Ages 5-11

Internet Basics Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 9:30am

an image of a lady sitting at the computer

Learn how to use web browsers, search engines, and evaluate information. Must have prior experience using the mouse and keyboard. Registration required. Limit 8.

 

Legos: Read! Build! Play! Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture of legos

 

We'll bring out the Legos® and read stories. You bring the creativity, and let your imagination go wild! Ages 6-10

Intro to Microsoft PowerPoint Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 10:30am

Learn the basic features of creating a dynamic slide show presentation. Make a great impression when giving presentations in the workplace and/or in educational settings. Registration required. Limit 5.

Crocheting and Knitting Literacy Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials, due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages.

Get Connected: Skype Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 2:00pm

Thinking about trying Skype?  Interested in learning an alternative way to stay in touch with love ones, start a virtual book discussion, and more? Discover a new way to stay in touch using Skype. Space is limited, so schedule promptly! 

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Nature "Jeopardy" Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 1:00pm

Join the Park Rangers in their version of the game show Jeopardy. Safety is the subject and categories include bike safety, mammals, bites and stings, recycling, animal babies and more! Ages 5-11

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

Have an eReader and don't know what to do with it?

We can show you how to download free eBooks, music, and more with your library card. Bring your device in and we can get you started! Please have your library card available. If you have no library card, you can sign up for one at the Circulation Desk.

Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Resume Start-up using MS Word 2010 Templates Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 6:30pm

Bring your information and a flash drive to create and save your own resume. Registration required. Limit 8.

Email Basics Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 9:30am

new message image

Create a Gmail email account and learn how to use its features. Must have prior experience using the mouse and keyboard required. Registration is required. Limit 8.

Legos: Read! Build! Play! Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture of legos

 

We'll bring out the Legos® and read stories. You bring the creativity, and let your imagination go wild! Ages 6-10

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

eReaders: Drop-in Assistance Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 4:00pm

Have an eReader and don't know what to do with it?

We can show you how to download free eBooks, music, and more with your library card. Bring your device in and we can get you started! Please have your library card available. If you have no library card, you can sign up for one at the Circulation Desk.

Note: Subject to staff availability on Tuesdays around 4 pm.

 

Mad Science Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 4:00pm

Become a mad scientist by conducting hands-on, fun science experiments using basic scientific principles. Ages 6-11 

Intro to Microsoft Word Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 9:30am

screenshot of MS Word

Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2010. Prior experience using the mouse and keyboard required. Registration is required, and the limit is 8 students for all computer classes.

Legos: Read! Build! Play! Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 4:00pm

picture of legos

 

We'll bring out the Legos® and read stories. You bring the creativity, and let your imagination go wild! Ages 6-10

Crocheting and Knitting Literacy Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 12:30pm

picture of crotcheting supplies

 

Join us for an afternoon of crocheting and knitting. If possible, please bring your own materials, due to limited supplies. No prior experience needed. All ages.

Intro to Microsoft Excel Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 2:00pm

image of Excel 2010

 

Learn how to move through and select cells, add worksheets, rows, and columns, resize and format cells, sort, use headers and footers and learn to print Excel worksheets. Must have experience using mouse and keyboard. Registration required. Space is limited.

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Science in the Summer Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 11:00am

Hands-on chemistry ‘labs’ that help kids grow into science sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline and taught by certified teachers to groups of 15 students. *Registration is required. For rising 2nd - 3rd graders or rising 4th - 6th graders. Each child needs to attend both two-hour sessions on the following days .

Course Dates: Tuesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 10 (For rising 2nd -3rd graders)11 am- 1 pm 

 

Science in the Summer Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 3:00pm

GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer  is an free exciting science education program that helps elementary school children "grow into science". Classes are taught by certified teachers to groups of 15 students. *Registration is required. For rising 2nd - 3rd graders or rising 4th - 6th graders. Each child needs to attend both two-hour sessions on the following days.

Course Dates: Tuesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 10 (For rising 4th -5th graders); 3 pm - 5 pm

 

Science in the Summer Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 11:00am

Hands-on chemistry ‘labs’ that help kids grow into science sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline and taught by certified teachers to groups of 15 students. *Registration is required. For rising 2nd - 3rd graders or rising 4th - 6th graders. Each child needs to attend both two-hour sessions on the following days .

Course Dates: Tuesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 10 (For rising 2nd -3rd graders)11 am- 1 pm 

 

Science in the Summer Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 3:00pm

GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer  is an free exciting science education program that helps elementary school children "grow into science". Classes are taught by certified teachers to groups of 15 students. *Registration is required. For rising 2nd - 3rd graders or rising 4th - 6th graders. Each child needs to attend both two-hour sessions on the following days.

Course Dates: Tuesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 10 (For rising 4th -5th graders); 3 pm - 5 pm

 

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Watkins Nature Center: Wild Things Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:30am

Meet several live animals, which can include reptiles, mammals, or birds of prey from your local nature center. Ages 3-5

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Nature 101 Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 1:00pm

A one-hour presentation on wildlife, plants, and other nature-related information. Ages 4-6

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25

Preschool Science Storytime Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:30am

This summer will are adding a little science to our storytime. Each week we will present a theme-chemistry, plants, animals, cooking, magnets, weather and more by presenting a book followed by a fun hands-on science experiment. Ages 3-5 Limit 25