Adult Programs

Holiday Craft December 7 1pm or 5:30pm

This ones for the grown ups. Bring your friends for a fun repurposed Christmas tree Craft on December 7th at either 1:00pm or 5:30pm. Warm drinks will be provided! Click here to register!

November Book Discussion


Book Discussion Group

Each month, the group reads and discusses a book selected by library staff. Books are obtained by the library for all who want to participate. Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 PM and the fourth Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the library. Below is a list of the upcoming books the group will be discussing. Join us!

November Book Discussion:
 "Anxious People" by Fredrik Backman (Fiction)
 Monday, November 28th at 7pm
 "Anxious People" by Fredrik Backman (Fiction)
 Tuesday, November 29th at 11am
December Book Discussion:
 "The Christmas Joy Ride" by Melody Carson (Fiction)
 Monday, December 19th at 7pm
 "Hiddensee: A tale of the Once & Future Nutcracker" by Gregory Maguire (Fiction)
 Tuesday, December 20th at 11am

Pleasant Hill B.E.S.T. Trips

Available Education Programs

The Senior College of Des Moines presents courses at Pleasant Hill Public Library. Check their website for course information.

Bringing Education and Seniors Together 

The Bringing Education and Seniors Together (B.E.S.T.) program consists of planning a day trip once a month to Iowa sights. The trip is targeted to people age 55+. Times will vary according to destination. Call the Library at 515-266-7815 for questions, to reserve your seat or add your name to the mailing list.

The bus will begin loading 30 minutes prior to the trip. If you are traveling on the trip, please sign in and pick up your name tag. Vehicles can be parked in the lot west of the library during the day trips. 

2022 Schedule: TBD