Mayor Flaherty Addresses FoPHL Annual Meeting Crowd

The teen area of the library was the setting for the May 19 Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library (FoPHL) Annual Meeting. Guests included Mayor Tim Flaherty, Vice-Mayor Ken Carlson, City Councilman Michael Harris, City Information Officer Martin Nelis, and Construction Manager for Swinerton Builders John Baker. FoPHL President Susan Weaver announced that successful efforts … Read more


My son’s PreK class at Creative Play Center recently celebrated Career Week. During one of my co-oping shifts, his teacher read to the class from a book about different careers. In a classic teachable moment, Ms. Cory asked each of the co-opers (all moms that day) to tell the class what we do for work. … Read more

Apple stores architect to design new Pleasant Hill library

The award-winning architectural firm behind the flagship glass cube Apple store in New York City will design Pleasant Hill’s long-awaited new library. The City Council selected the San Francisco office of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson from among 11 candidates. In addition to Apple stores, the company has designed high-profile commercial, academic, corporate and civic projects across the country, … Read more