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Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

Remember Ben ClaytonTitle to be discussed: Remember Ben Clayton, by Stephen Harrigan.  Date of meeting:  Tuesday, October 14, 6:30pm.  Summary: "Exiled to Texas with his grown daughter, sculptor Francis “Gil” Gilheaney is commissioned to create a statue for a man who recently lost his son in WWI. But as work on the statue progresses, secrets slowly reveal themselves and Gil’s fragile family threads begin to fray."  This is a Gulf Coast Reads selection.

 

September Computer Classes

Computer, studentNow that the school year has started, why not put yourself in a student’s chair and learn a few essential computer skills?  This month we are offering:

How to Use Facebook—September 4
Beginner Word 2013—September 11
Intermediate Word 2013—September 18
Beginner Excel 2013—September 25

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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Free Computer Classes for September

LaptopBeginner Word 2013, Saturday, 9/6, 11:00
Intermediate Word 2013, Saturday, 9/6, 2:00
LinkedIn, Monday, 9/8, 4:00
Facebook, Wednesday, 9/10, 4:00
Computer Basics, Monday, 9/15, 4:00
PowerPoint 2013, Saturday, 9/20, 11:00
Beginner Internet, Monday, 9/22, 4:00
Beginner Excel, Wednesday, 9/24, 2:30
Intermediate Excel, Monday, 9/29, 4:00

Free Adult Basic (ABE) & Secondary (ASE) Classes in La Porte

San Jacinto College Continuing and Professional Development is offering free Adult Basic and Adult Secondary Education Classes at the San Jacinto College Center at La Porte  ISD, 732 S. Broadway, La Porte. 

Class are free, but seats are limited and registration is required. Attend the information session on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 6 pm at the address above to register.

ABE classes will be from 6 pm – 7:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays; ASE classes will be 7:30 pm – 9 pm, also on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Skills development includes: literacy and academic basic skills, high school-level instruction in reading, writing, math, science, and social studies through teacher-directed lessons, computer-based programs, and independent work outside of class. Preparation for the 2014 GED test will also be available.

Must be 18 years of age or older and must present a government issued, valid picture ID (driver’s license, passport, State ID) at time of registration.

Program funding provided by Houston Galveston Area Council and Texas Workforce Commission. For more information, please call 281-478-3615.

Blood Drive in Katy

Blood DriveThe City of Katy Fire Department is sponsoring a blood drive on Monday, September 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Fire Station meeting room at 1417 Avenue D.   For more information, click here or call 281.391.4090.

A Deep Sadness

Like the rest of the Aldine community, we were shocked and saddened by the death of Stovall Middle School student, Jose Luis Meraz. When someone so young dies, it is such a great tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Meraz family and  the staff and students at Stovall Middle School.

 

Before The Great War...

As you may have seen on our website and Facebook page, this year’s Gulf Coast Reads will take place during the month of October.  Now you might ask, “What’s Gulf Coast Reads?”  Well, simply put, it’s an event encouraging residents of the Gulf Coast area to read or listen

Leaf Printing Craft in the Children's Dept!

    Tuesday, September 30th at 4:30 pm is Craft Day in the Children's Department!  Children will paint and stamp leaves to make one of a kind book marks, note cards and other assorted items.  This program is FREE and is limited to 15 children.  Required registration begins Monday, September 22nd.   Call 832-559-4235 to register!

Tuesday Craft

All kids are invited to join us September 23 for Pool Noodle Basketball at for our Tuesday Craft!  The program starts Monday at 4:30 pm.

Rainy Day in Katy

When it rains, it floods. Days like this is when a good book, movie or audio is a joy. If you don't have one, give us a call and we'll help you download one from one of our electronic sources and you'll avoid thos

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