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Teen Book Club--I Am Princess X

Princess xCome discuss some good reads with fellow teens at the library while you eat pizza!

This month we will be reading  I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest.

Date: Tuesday, February 26

Time: 4-5 p.m.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library (930 Corbindale Road)  

Grades: 6-12

No registration required! Please call 713-464-1633 with any questions!

Drum and Strum

Celebrate BDrum and Strumlack History Month with guitarist JAWAD and drummer Joseph, members of the Young Audiences: Arts for Learning as they present Drum and Strum, a musical journey through the history and evolution of the drum and stringed instruments. Learn tone, pitch, rhythm and melody and become part of an interactive performance piece using voice, drum, banjo and guitar.

Date: Wednesday, February 27

Time: 4-5 p.m. Registration begins at 3:30 p.m.

Grades 1 through 12

Please feel free to call 713-464-1633 with any questions!

Sam Dinkins Quartet in Concert

Sam DinkinsJoin us for a very special, free, after-hours event to celebrate African-American History Month!

Journey with the Sam Dinkins Jazz Quartet as the story of the Afro-American experience is told through the musical styles of bembé, spirituals, the blues, jazz, soul, reggae, and rhythm and blues.

This program takes place after the library has closed.  The library will not be open for regular operation.

All ages welcome!  No registration required.  This program is presented by Da Camera, with artist Sam Dinkins, III.

Date: Wednesday, February 20

Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Location: Spring Branch-Memorial Library (930 Corbindale Road, Houston, TX 77024)

Please feel free to call 713-464-1633 with questions!

The Page Turners

Revolutionary roadTitle to be discussed: Revolutionary road by Richard Yates.  Date of meeting: March 12, 6:30 p.m.  Summary: "The devastating effects of work, adultery, rebellion, and self-deception slowly destroy the once successful marriage of Frank and April Wheeler, a suburban American couple."

Hatha Yoga for Adults

YogaHere's your chance to start the new year right!  Join us for a Hatha yoga class for adults.  

Please bring your own yoga mat.  

Space is limited.

Date: Friday, February 1

Time: 1:00-1:45 p.m.

Where: Spring Branch-Memorial Library meeting room

Ages: Adults only.

The program is free.  Registration is required.  Stop by the information desk or call 713-464-1633.

Teen Book Club--Artemis Fowl

Artemis FowlCome discuss some good reads with fellow teens at the library while you eat pizza! This month we will be reading the book Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer.

Date: Tuesday, January 29

Time: 4-5 PM

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library (930 Corbindale Road)

Ages: Grades 6-12

No registration required!

Please call 713-464-1633 with any questions!

The Page Turners

Keep quietTitle to be discussed: Keep quiet by Lisa Scottoline.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, February 12, 6:30 p.m.  Keep quiet is a powerful novel that examines the consequences of a lie and how far parents should go to protect their children.

Green Thumb Gardening: Spring Vegetable Gardening

Carrots and radishesThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present this year's second topic: Spring Vegetable Gardening.  Come learn what to plant in the coming season and enjoy fresh produce from your own garden.

 

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library

Date:  February 19, 2019

Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

Photo credit ©-2009-Michaela-at-thegardenerseden.jpeg

The Page Turners

The alchemistTitle to be discussed: The alchemist by Paulo Coelho.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 6:30 p.m.  The story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy, is a testament to the transforming power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts.

Green Thumb Gardening: Preparing Garden Beds and Lawns

Garden toolsSoon the weather will get warmer and it will be time to enjoy your garden again.  Before you can start hosting your backyard barbecues, however, you may want to spiff up your garden by following a few basic practices.  Harris County Master Gardeners will be happy to share their best advice on garden beds and lawns preparation.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 15
Time: 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

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