Looking to Donate Books?

We are accepting donations of books and other materials again! However, we ask that you please limit your donations to five boxes/bags per week. This gives our amazing volunteers a chance to sort them all.
Thank you so much for your support, generosity, and understanding!

A Special Reward for Reading Our Newsletter!

In our September email newsletter, there is a fact about the library hidden somewhere. When you find it, email the fact along with your name and phone number to pleasantvalleylibrary@yahoo.com. Your name will be entered into a drawing for a gift certificate to Brendees Ice Cream! The drawing will be held Tuesday, September 3rd.
Don’t receive our newsletter? Unfortunately you won’t be able to participate in September’s giveaway, but if you sign up now you will be able to enter in October! Click the box on the left-hand side of our homepage (right under our contact info) that says ‘Sign Up For Newsletter’. This way you’ll be signed up and ready to go for October’s drawing.

FREE Renegades Tickets!

The first FIFTY children/teens that come in to pick up their Summer Reading Certificates will get a FREE ticket to the Monday, August 26th HV Renegades baseball game! Families can visit this link to purchase discounted tickets to accompany them. There will be a parade on the field for the children to participate in- posters and banners are encouraged! Please arrive by 5:30pm on the 26th to be in the parade.
Please see the Circ Desk for your ticket and Summer Reading Certificate.

Adult Summer Movie: Hidden Figures

Join us for our Adult Summer Movie Series! Our final movie screening of the summer will be of ‘Hidden Figures’ on Friday, August 23rd at 6:00 pm. This movie is a movie based on the book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly. It tells the fascinating story of three brilliant African-American women (Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson) who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. It is rated PG-13. We will be showing the movie “drive-in style” and projecting it on the wall in our new meeting space. Please try to arrive a little before 6:00 pm as the rest of the library will be closing at that time. Popcorn will be served!
Registration is required. Please call the library, stop in or register online!

LIBRARY CLOSED – Labor Day Weekend

The library will be closed from Saturday, August 31st through Monday, September 2nd.
None of our items will be due back on these days. We will reopen at 10am on Tuesday, the 3rd.

Have a happy and safe holiday weekend!

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

The library will be offering a yoga class on the 1st Thursday and 2nd Wednesday of each month, taught by a local yoga instructor. Beginners slow vinyasa flow is a floor/mat yoga that coordinates breath with movement through different variations of postures. It’s a great way to balance, strengthen and stretch the body. Modifications for posture will be implemented if necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a yoga mat and a water bottle.
*Please note: this program is for ages 13 and up*

Registration is now open! Thursday, Sept. 5th @ 12pm registration, Wednesday, Sept. 11th @ 6:30pm registration, call us at 845-635-8460, or stop by the library!

LEGO Create-And-Display

Come to the library on Saturday, September 7th from 11:00am – 12:30pm to make a themed Lego display! This program is open to children ages 6 and up. After the Lego creations are complete, they will be put on display at the library. This month’s theme is Back to School!
Registration is required – please register online, give us a call at 845-635-8460, or stop by to sign up!

Children’s Program Registration

Children’s program registration will begin on Monday, September 9th and will run until Saturday, September 14th. The registration will be for Pre-K Storytime and Toddler Time.

Toddler Time is for children ages 18-36 months that can participate with parental assistance. Children and parents will listen to stories and do simple crafts together. Classes run for 6 weeks. This class is on Mondays and will meet from 11am to 11:30am. Classes begin September 16th and run through October 28th. There will be no class on October 14th.

Pre-K Stories is for independent children ages 3-5 years; no parent presence necessary. Children will listen to picture books and do themed crafts. The session runs for 6 weeks.  The Tuesday class is from 1pm to 1:45pm and will run September 17th through October 22nd. The Thursday class is from 11am to 11:45am and will run September 19th through October 24th.

HUGE Friends Book Sale!

The Friends of the Pleasant Valley Library are hosting a HUGE Fall Book Sale! Come down to the temp library location at 3 Maggiacomo Lane (next to Dollar General) for some awesome deals!
Friday, September 13th – 1pm to 8pm
Saturday, September 14th – 8:30am to 7pm
Sunday, September 15th – 9am to 3pm (Bring Your Own Bag sale – $5)

Intro to Babysitting Class

Babysitters have the responsibility of caring for children and making important decisions while they are in charge. Parents entrust their child with the babysitter, therefore, it is crucial he or she knows the basics of child care.
In this Introduction to Babysitting Course, participants will learn interviewing tips, communication skills, ages and stages of young babies and toddlers, safety and first aid tips, and feeding and caring for children (including diaper changing). A simple test will be administered at the completion of the course and certificates will be distributed.
The instructor is a Kindergarten teacher. She holds three teacher certifications including Early Childhood, General Education, and Special Education along with a Master’s Degree in Literacy.

This course will be held on Saturday, September 21st from 10:30am to 2:30pm and is for ages 11 and up. Please bring a bag lunch, pen, and paper. Drinks will be provided.

Registration is required. Please sign up online here or give us a call at 845-635-8460.