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Our featured art exhibit for the months of January and February is a nice assortment of donated prints, plates, paintings and mirrors that we are selling by silent auction. All proceeds benefit the library. Come place your silent bid at the library today. If you have art pieces in good condition that you would like to donate for this fundraiser,…
Piedmont Library offers classes in robotocs programming using the Lego Mindstorm EV3 robot for students ages 10 and older on selected Saturday mornings. Quadcopter flying lessons are also offered for ages 8 to adult. Classes in using Essential Oils are offered during the week. No obligation to purchase any products and the library does not endorse or recommend any products.…
Friends of the Piedmont Library are hosting a big winter book and movie sale January 31 through February 4 during library hours. Tuesday 9-7 Wednesday-Friday 9-5 Saturday 9-1 Thousands of titles - fiction and non-fiction, adult and children. Suggested donation is $5 a bag.  DVDs and audio books $1-$3. Call 718-3663 for more information or email [email protected]
October 11, 2016

Library Happenings

WEEKLY STORY TIME!  Every Thursday at 10 BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Next meets: Thursday, October 20. The book for October is "Some Luck" (holdover title) by Jane Smiley. Tragedies, triumph, history and the everyday life of a Midwestern farm family mix in the 2016 One Book South Dakota selection. South Dakotans will find the novel relateable as the plot spans concerns…
October 11, 2016

Area Happenings

Sandwich Supper and Bazaar - Black Hawk Community Church is hosting a Soup & Sandwich Supper and Bazaar featuring crafts, quilts, baked goods, home canned food, RADA Cutlery, and more on Saturday, October 15 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. Cost is $5 per person, $2 for children 5 & under, or $13 per family. Our Lady of the Black Hills…
October 6, 2016

Christmas Program

Area singers are invited to participate in a combined-voice Christmas Program! Rehearsals will be at the Hills View Evangelical Free Church located at 13776 Sturgis Road. The first rehearsal is Sunday, October 2 at 5 pm. For more information, contact John Elving at 381-9680.
During the month of October we are spotlighting independent authors (self-published) from around the country. We have received many book donations from various authors who have generously donated their books to us for you to sample. Try an "indie author" and give us some feedback or write a review. You might just find a favorite new series! What is an…
October 5, 2016

Authors Are Coming

Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 12 at 10 a.m. Piedmont Valley Library Several local authors will be coming to give a brief talk, be on a panel to answer questions and then sell and authograph their books. Watch for more details!  
Meet the artist - Erica Lane Harvey Erica's love affair with photography started over 25 years ago, when she got her hands on her mother's Canon AE-1 Program and promptly won her first photography contest at 8 years old. A life-long passion was born. The trusty camera stayed with her through high school in the Black Hills and college at…
September 27, 2016

Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. It's Your Library! Use It! A library card is the most important school supply of all!
Meade School District saw student enrollment increases of 150 students, with 69 of them being at Piedmont Valley Elementary. It is exciting to see new students in the district, but there are issues with capacity. The board has been discussing a new middle school at the Stagebarn exit. At the October School Board meeting, the board will decide if they…
A study could be in the works to determine if it would be feasible to expand Rapid City's public transportation service to areas outside the city limits. If approved the study would take 9 or 10 months to complete and will evaluate the need for expanding to parts of Box Elder, Ellsworth AFB, Summerset, Piedmont, Black Hawk and other developing…
September 15, 2016

Books are Fun

Fall Savings from Books Are Fun Stop by the Library and see the new selection. Purchases support the Piedmont Valley Library! Delivery date is Wednesday, October 5
In the 1880s French Canadians settled in the Piedmont Valley and relied on traveling priests who offered mass in local homes. In early 1916, local Catholics decided to build a church at the corner of Park and Second on donated land. Volunteers helped with the work and St. Mary Catholic Church became a reality. By 1969, the congregation had increased…
Message from the Principal Welcome back to another exciting school year at Piedmont Valley Elementary. Each year I look forward to the fall because of the excitement of a new school year. I believe that we can accomplish great things at Piedmont Valley Elementary especially if we work together! One of the major events that occurs early in the year…
The Friends of the Piedmont Valley Library will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser at the Piedmont American Legion on Saturday, September 24. We will be serving from 5-6:30 and entertainment is from 6:30-8. Cost is $6 per person or 5 for $25. To date, we have instrumentalists, a magic show, a puppet show and a professional hula-hooping performance! This…
Tuesday, August 23 2:15-5:30 pm Ramada Stagestop Receptions Blood Drive For appointment, contact Jessica @ 787-4997 or [email protected] or go to www.bloodhero.com sponsor code: ramada
August 15, 2016

Craft Show in the Park

September 10 from 9 to 3 Piedmont City Park $10 non-commercial, $25 commercial. All proceeds go to the Piedmont City Park. For more information, contact Milo or Pam Hemmingson at 605-787-5753. Payment and registration day of show. FOOD BOOTH ADDED
August 9, 2016

Need A Job?

WANTED The City of Piedmont is looking for someone with a flexible schedule to work part-time in the City Office. Most hours will be in the afternoon with the flexibility to work full days on occasion. Good people skills a must. Please contact City Hall at 716-5495 or stop in if you are interested.
Lane and Zach Shull opened Wllow General Store on June 17. Those who stop in will find quality merchandise meant to be purchased once and used for a life-time. Most of the inventory is new, but Shull also offers antiques on consignment and furniture she has restored. Willow Creek is in a quaint old building dating back to the 1800s…
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