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August Computer Classes

Check out the following computer classes offered in AugustBeach guy:

Mobile Device One-on-One*—August 6
Windows 8.1*—August 13
Beginner Word—August 20
Intermediate Word—August 27

*You must bring your own device.

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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Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

In falling snowTitle to be discussed: In falling snow by Mary-Rose MacColl.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, August 11, 6:30 pm.  Summary: "Traveling to France during World War I to bring home her fifteen-year-old brother, who ran away to enlist, Iris, a young Australian nurse, decides to stay in Paris to help establish a field hospital staffed entirely by women."

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Low-Maintenance Gardening

TX native plantsIs gardening in Houston starting to feel more and more like a chore?  Have you been dreaming of a great-looking garden that can fend for itself for weeks at a time?  Then make sure to visit your local library!  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present their August lecture on low-maintenance gardening, where you can learn how to create a garden that fits your lifestyle.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  August 18, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

©2015 Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas, Texas 

Fourth of July Weekend Library Hours

StarsWe will close early on Thursday, July 2, at 5:00 pm.  All regularly scheduled programming will take place on that day (toddler storytime at 10:00 am and preschool storytime at 11:00 am; computer class at 3:30 pm).

We will be closed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 3-5.

We will reopen on Monday, July 6, at 1:00 pm.

We wish you a happy Fourth of July!

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Spring Branch Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Page TurnersTime of meeting: July 14, 6:30 pm.  The Page Turners will be having a Readers’ Choice.  Come prepared to give a 5-minute synopsis of a chosen title for the group as a selection for the coming year.  

July Computer Classes

Escape the heat by learning some basic computer skills in a pleasant atmosphere at your cool library.  This month we are Computers beachoffering:

Computer Basics—July 2
Beginner Internet—July 9
Beginner Email Part 1—July 16
Beginner Email Part 2—July 23
Computer Basics—July 30

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.

Copyright © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Fall Vegetable Gardening

Fall gardenHave you ever thought about extending the growing season for your edibles into the fall?  If not, here’s your chance to find out how to grow and harvest autumn crops.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present their July lecture on fall vegetable gardening.  Get ready to get busy!  The days will eventually get cooler, working in the garden will be fun again, and hopefully, you’ll be ready to show off fall’s bounty. 

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  July 21, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

Photo credit: www.motherearthnews.com

June Computer Classes

Laptop handJoin us for computer classes in June and improve your technology skills!  This month we are offering:

Beginner Email Part 2—June 11
Beginner Word 2013—June 18
Intermediate Word 2013—June 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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Memorial Day Weekend Library Hours

Memorial DayWe will be open on Saturday, May 23, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. We will be closed on Sunday and Monday, May 24-25.  We will reopen on Tuesday, May 26 at 10:00 am.

 

We wish you a peaceful Memorial Day!

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Mark Twain"To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement."

Title to be discussed: any novel by Mark Twain.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, June 9, 6:30pm.  The time has come to either dust off one of your childhood favorites or venture into the less-known writings of Mark Twain.  During their next meeting, the Page Turners will discuss several of his novels and compare their plot and style.  Come and see if the great American writer has really killed most of his adjectives.

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