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Spring Branch Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

PompeiiTitle to be discussed: Pompeii, by Robert Harris.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 6:30pm.  Summary: When the aqueduct that brings fresh water to thousands of people around the bay of Naples fails, Roman engineer Marius Primus heads to the slopes of Mount Vesuvius to investigate, only to come face to face with an impending catastrophe.

 

July Computer Classes

Computer ClassReserve your space now.

Beginner Word, Thursday July 10, 3:30pm; Intermediate Word, Thursday July 17, 3:30pm; Beginner Excel, Thursday July 24, 4:00pm; Intermediate Excel, Thursday July 31, 3:30pm. 

Register at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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50+? Don’t Miss the Bus!

Bus 2Upcoming Harris County Pct. 4 Fun4Seniors Excursions:
  *The Peddler Show & the Southeast Texas Great Outdoors Expo in Beaumont, Friday, July 18, 9 am-5:45 pm, $3 + lunch. Shop artisans from all over the U.S.!
*KHOU Studio and Central Market, Tuesday, July 22, 9:30 am-3:30 pm, FREE + lunch.

Roller Derby 101

Roller Derby’s recent revival began in Austin in 2001. Since that time, derby leagues have sprouted up around the world. Visit with members of our local derby team, The Missfits, as they regale you with tales of a fast moving and hard hitting sport that could be in the Olympics in as little as ten years. You can also find out how to join the team – even if you haven’t skated since you were six. Stop by Atascocita Branch on August 2 anytime between 2 PM – 4PM to meet our local derby ladies. All ages welcome.

James Garner (1928-2014)

James Garner’s passing was very sad to hear about.  He was always a welcome presence in movies and TV series.  An actor who could handle any genre, from comedy to action-adventure, from romance to western.  I grew up watching his TV shows and fil

Ferrets Visit the Library

Learn more about these amazing creatures from the Houston Area Ferret Association. This program is for all ages and is funded by the Friends of La Porte Library. Be here Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 pm.

Sorry we cannot accommodate Day Care groups for this program.

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Happy the Clown, Wednesday, July 23rd, 3:00 pm

Boys and girls, Happy the Clown will be here, Wednesday, July 23rd!  The program starts at 3:00 pm in our Meeting Room.

 

Ms. Frizzle's Extraordinary Bees

Come meet our favorite teacher, Ms. Frizzle, from the book series “The Magic School Bus” this Thursday, July 24th at 3:00 pm in the Public Meeting Room. She will be taking us on a magic adventure to the wonderful world of bees. Come explore what it is like inside a beehive and the amazing job bees do. Hope to see you there!

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