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February 17, 2015

Teodora Buba Art Class!

Saturday, March 21st - 9-11:30 am Piedmont Valley Library Alternate date in case of bad weather - March 28 Join us for a creative morning! Light refreshments will be offered.
February 17, 2015

Teodora Buba Art Class!

March 21st - 9-11:30 am Piedmont Valley Library Alternate date in case of bad weather - March 28 Watch for more details!
January 27, 2015

Teen Night!

Come spend an evening with our exhibiting artist, Teodora Buba. She'll help you express yourself through art. We guarantee you'll have fun doing it! Friday, February 27 from 6:00-8:30 pm Refreshments. Bring your friends!
Members of the Piedmont Valley Library and Friends of the Piedmont Valley Library traveled to the State Capitol on Thursday, January 22nd to receive Accreditation at the Essential Level from the State Library. Lunch was hosted by SD Library Association, we toured the capitol and grounds, sat in a legislative session and then had the award ceremony. Sixteen attended from…
January 13, 2015

Piedmont Park News

The Piedmont Park Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the City Hall. We would like to invite anyone who is interested in the park to attend or to consider serving on the board. We are very proud of our town and our little park! We are so blessed to have your support and…
On January 22, 2015, State Librarian Daria Bossman, SDLA President Amber Wilde, and members of the State Library Board will be presenting the Piedmont Valley Library with its accreditation certificate at the state capitol Rotunda in Pierre. The purpose of the voluntary certification and accreditation program for public libraries and librarians in South Dakota is to encourage the ongoing development…
December 9, 2014

Christmas Giving

If you know of a person or family in the Piedmont, Black Hawk or Summerset areas who could use Christmas Giving, please call Judy at 716-4647 or Dorothy at 787-4509 before December 11th.
You might have the item itself, or donate the money to buy it. We are grateful for your generosity! Baby changing table for the ladies room Puzzle-type carpet tiles for the new children's area Flat Screen TV for children & teen area Shelving for children's books New computer New Brother Color Laser Printer; ink cartridges Awning for the front door…
The Library Board and Friends of the Piedmont Valley Library held an open house on Saturday, December 13 to honor Jane Abernathy's recent award as 2014 New Librararian of the Year from the SD State Library Association. Thank you to all who attended.
The community is invited to attend the upcoming Christmas cantata "Love Came Down at Christmas" on December 14 at 4:00 pm at Grace United Methodist Church, 10060 Foothill Drive, Piedmont.  Cantata members are from all of the Piedmont Valley area churches. Please join us!
October 28, 2014

Farewell Open House

Come help us say THANK YOU to our founding librarian and friend, Patricia Ball, who will be moving east. Patricia was instrumental in starting our local library in 2005. She dedicated countless hours toward the community project and we all owe her (and her husband Addison) our deepest gratitude. Please stop by the library on November 30 from 2-4 to share…
October 28, 2014

HUGE FALL BOOK SALE!

Friends of the Library HUGE FALL BOOK SALE - November 12-14 from 9-5 and Saturday, November 15 from 9-1 at the Piedmont Valley Library. We've had lots of wonderful donations and have pulled many books off of our shelves, so come browse a great selection of books, DVDs and audiobooks for all ages. Reasonable prices - well worth the drive!
Piedmont Fire Department recently requested an evaluation of its capabilities from the Insurance Service Office (ISO). This is a for-profit organization that provides statistical information to insurance companies on risk. Just about every aspect of Piedmont's Fire Protecton District and Fire Department was evaluated in determining this improved rating. The "ISO Rating" or Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating is from…
The November and December art exhibit at the Piedmont Valley Library will feature a hooked rug display by Black Hills Rug Hookers. This group practices a traditional art form using wool strips and a simple hook to create colorful and useful rugs, pillows and pictures of heirloom quality. They use a variety of commercial patterns as well as creating designs of…
November at the Piedmont Valley Library will feature a hooked rug display by Black Hills Rug Hookers. A traditional art form using wool strips and a simple hook to create colorful and useful rugs, pillows and pictures of heirloom quality. The group meets monthly to share ideas and to be inspired by the work of members. They use commercial patterns…
Austin Miller and Hayden Schuster, two Piedmont residents and both seniors at Sturgis Brown High School, have chosen to raise awareness for the need of a community center in Piedmont for their senior experience project. Growing up in Piedmont, they have had a vision for a community center to increase access to a health facility. Piedmont has many access disparities…
The Piedmont Valley Library recently received a mini-grant from the Black Hills Knowledge Network to assist us with an archiving project in conjunction with the 125th Anniversary of the founding of Piedmont. The anniversary will be celebrated on July 4, 2015. To commemorate the occasion, the library is seeking your historical photos and documents to scan and post in the…
The town of Piedmont is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees. Board term lengths are three years. The board meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m.  In addition to overseeing planning and zoning, the library, street maintenance and water issues, the trustees have a park board, which maintains and operates the town’s park. Charles…
Park Fundraiser - September 20 - 9 am-2 pm Handmade items, music, food, woodworking, Curves, birdhouses, paintings, crafts, Watkins, Silpada, Lia Sophia Jewelry, It Works, Annies 31 Gifts, Plexus information booth, Pampered Chef, homemade wreaths, purses, local businesses and more! Please continue to help support our park by participating in this year's festival! Contact Lyndee Fogelman at 605-381-7971 or [email protected]
Mark Your Calendar! The Piedmont Valley Library is hosting four authors on October 4th from 10-noon for talks and a book signing. The four are Karen Valley, Lloyd Warner, and Bob and Susie Waite. Karen Valley - writer, poet, musician and artist - grew up in Perkins County and wrote her first novel at age eleven. Karen followed the music…

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