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Adults - Thursday, 2/15 @ 6:30 PM - Green Thumb Lecture Series - Spring Vegetable Gardening!

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners are pleased to offer the Green Thumb Gardening Series of lectures at the Freeman Library. This Thursday, we look forward to hearing about Spring Vegetable Gardening. 

These Lectures are FREE and supported by the Friends of Freeman Library

Free Tax Help @ Area Libraries

Thinking of doing your taxes?  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is ready to help with free, individualized tax preparation services at area libraries.  To search for the location nearest you, click on this link and type in your zip code.  Click on the location name for the site schedule.  For a checklist of documents to bring with you, click here.

The filing deadline and due date for Federal Income Tax Returns is Tuesday, April 17, 2018. 

Library Spirit Night at Pizza Zone! Monday, Feb. 19

Everyone loves pizza! So order something on Monday, Feb. 19 from Pizza Zone anytime between 11 am and 9:30 pm, and mention the Bush Library fundraiser when you place your order! The Barbara Bush Library Friends will receive 20% of your sale. And you can dine in, order take out, or even have it delivered. The Friends will get a percentage no matter how you order. So have a great meal and help support your library as we rebuild after Harvey!

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Cooks and Books

Join the fun with our book group for grades 3-5. For this meeting read the book of your choice that is also a movie! We will be making a Valentine’s Day treat.

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

This program is for grades 3-5.

 

Space is limited. Please arrive early to ensure participation.
Registration for after-school programs opens 30 minutes prior to the program.

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Family Learning Space @ North Channel

toysThanks to the Harris County Friends of the Library for their generous donation to the North Channel Library. Along with funds from the Friends of the North Channel Library, we were able to replenish items for the Family Learning Space in the Children's Area of the Library. 
In this area you will find new building blocks that will encourage children to use their imaginations, creativity, and problem solving skills. Also purchased was a new item, a kitchen, that will help children benefit from pretend play to boost their social and emotional development.

Evelyn Meador Library Love

Since Valentine ’s Day is this week, I want to throw a little colleague love at our wonderful Luchiann Chang. Serving as our Technology Trainer, Mrs. Chang works tirelessly to provide our patrons and patrons in La Porte with amazing technology-based programming. Next week she has a program every day:

Magic: The Gathering Gameplay [8+] - Monday, February 19 from 6-7:30 PM

Magic: The Gathering is a dueling card game from Wizards of the Coast.

It incorporates strategy, mythical lore, and competitive-community play.

Join us on February 19th on the Library Floor for game play from 6-7:30 PM. For those who would like to learn how to play, a staff member will be present to teach you.

A Special Thank You to Strike Zone for their generous donation of Magic: The Gathering cards.

“Hidden Figures” and NASA at Your Library

Hidden Figures[En español abajo] February is African-American History Month and NASA Month at your library. A NASA spokesperson will be here on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, at 5:30 to tell us the surprising stories of the little-known but critical contributions of women to the US Space Program. On THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, at 4:00 pm, with materials from NASA, kids of all ages can visit the moon, map the stars, explore space technology, and eat like an astronaut. Read the book “Hidden Figures,” then come and discuss it with other readers on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, at 4:00 pm.  [We still have 2 remaining FREE COPIES of the book available for people who register to attend the book discussion.] And on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, come and watch the movie “Hidden Figures” with us.

February Book & Bite Club at Serene Beans

Join us for a book discussion and coffee at Serene Beans
Date:  Feb 22, 2018
Location:  1933 East Ave. Katy Tx 77493
Time:  12:30 - 2:00 pm

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