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The Page Turners

FikryTitle to be discussed: The storied life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, May 14, 6:30 p.m.  Summary: A cantankerous bookstore owner reconnects with his community after a low point in his life.

Board Game Nation

Board Game Nation is back!  Come play with us in the meeting room!  Games range from classics like chess to new favorites like Werewolf.  You're welcome to bring your own games, as well!

Date: Friday, April 12

Time: 4-5:30 p.m.

Grades: 3+

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

No registration required. Please feel free to call 713-464-1633 with any questions.

Green Thumb Gardening: Soil and Composting

SoilWhile you're visiting garden shops looking for spectacular plants and seeds, don't forget about creating the environment in which your purchases will grow and thrive.  Come to the next meeting of the Harris County Master Gardeners, in which their experts will cover the topic of soils and composting.  Learn how to prepare your beds for the new growing season.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, April 16
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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The Page Turners

Title to be discussed: Leadership in turbulent times by Doris Kearns Goodwin.  Date of meeting: April 9, 6:30 p.m.  Summary: An exploration of the early development, growth and exercise of leadership as demonstrated by four former presidents.

Teen Book Club--Ender's Game

Ender's gameCome discuss some “good reads” with fellow teens at the library while you eat pizza!

This month we will be reading the book Ender's game by Orson Scott Card.

Date: Tuesday, March 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!

Spring Break Gaming for Teens

                                   Asgard

Love to play board games?  Looking to learn about a new game?  Then join us for a special spring break gaming program!  We will have a representative from Asgard Games here to introduce teen gamers to a fun, new board game.  We will also be giving away a board game from Asgard Games! 

Special thank you to Asgard Games for hosting this program!

Date: Tuesday, March 12

Time: 4-6 p.m.

Grades: 6-12 

Registration is required and is now open online! 

Green Thumb Gardening: Herbs

Mint--herbs program

Have you ever wondered whether gardening with herbs is challenging?  Have you attempted to grow herbs, but are getting tired of the constant trial and error?  Would you like to expand your gardening know-how or learn about the herbs’ various uses and benefits?  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will walk you through planting, growing, caring for, and using herbs.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  March 19
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

Photo credit: Flickr: 52748818@N07 / Creative Commons

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!

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