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Celebrating spring

at story time!! 

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Easter Weekend Library Hours

Please make note of the Spring Branch-Memorial Library hours for the upcoming weekend:

Thursday, April 17, 2014—10:00 am—5:00 pm
Friday, April 18, 2014—closed
Saturday, April 19, 2014—10:00 am—5:00 pm
Sunday, April 20, 2014—closed.

We wish you a Happy Easter!
 

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

Title to be discussed: Shakespeare: The World as StageShakespeare: The World as Stage by Bill Bryson.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, May 13, 6:30pm.  Summary: "Bryson offers a portrait of the Bard, presented in the style of a travelogue based on interviews with actors, the curator of Shakespeare's birthplace, and academics. The account also shares the author's recollections of his...

Are you a Book-aneer?

Now that “the spring has sprung,” you may want to spend more time outdoors (well, maybe after the city’s trees’ pollen production has subsided).  If so, why not plan one of your walks or trips to the park around a visit to the library? Whether you want to introduce your “little ones” to the wonderful realm of books, or whether they already love reading (or being read to), an escapade to one of our library’s storytimes may be quite an adventure!  Last week, Mrs. Donna talked about seeds and gardening, and this week, she will try to introduce you to her favorite pirates, and she promises they won’t be (too) scary.  Plus, she always shares with you some of her other beloved books.


So don’t dilly-dally!  We have the perfect times for you—after-breakfast and right-before-lunch: 

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April Computer Classes

With the National Science and Technology Week coming up in April (April 21-27, 2014), now is the perfect time to brush up on or learn new computer skills.  To help you accomplish these goals, Spring Branch-Memorial Library is offering a series of classes led by the one and only Mr. Kenneth.

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

Computer robotBeginner Internet—April 3
Beginner Email part 1—April 10
Beginner Email part 2—April 17
How to Use Facebook—April 24

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

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Princeton Review SAT & ACT @ Your Library

Are you planning to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)?  Or the ACT?  Would you like to attend a session on how to prepare for the SAT and a session on preparing for the ACT?  If so, you should plan to register for the Princeton Review sessions that will be at the Fairbanks Branch Library.  The SAT session is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, and the ACT session is scheduled for Saturday, May 10.  Each session is scheduled for 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the library's meeting room.  If you would like to register for either or both sessions, please access the Princeton Review website at http://www.princetonreview.com.

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World Book Night

The reading is free! Enjoy activities based on The Ruins of Gorlan, the first book in the Ranger's Apprentice series by Australian author John Flanagan. Archery and refreshments for all!

North Channel Branch and Books-A-Million have teamed up to host our first annual  World Book Night at 4:30 pm Wednesday at 15741 Wallisville Rd in the Public Meeting Room.

World Book Night is an annual celebration dedicated to spreading the joy of reading. Each year on April 23, tens of thousands of people go out into their communities and give half a million free World Book Night paperbacks to light and nonreaders. 

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Paper Airplanes


sculpture paper planeThis week Thursday 10:30 am  we are making paper Airplanes.  Join us in the children's area of the Katherine Tyra Library to enjoy a favorite past time. 

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Happy Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Fairbanks Library and picking up some books on nature conservation or sustainable living.  These are a few of the books currently checked in at Fairbanks.

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