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Basic Coding Classes at Evelyn Meador!

We're excited to be offering coding classes at your Evelyn Meador Library! Our first will be next Thursday (2/18/16) at 4:30pm in the Computer lab. The class will be geared towards teens and tweens, but all are encouraged to learn with us!

Flickr CCSome Codes Photo by: Emily Price

African-American History Month Display!

As you drop by your Evelyn Meador Library for a book, check out our ever-changing display case for our February display celebrating African-American History Month. We'll be offering African-American History themed programming throughout the month too, so do visit our events calendar for details!

An After School Chess Club!

Join us starting February 9th for the new Evelyn Meador Library Chess Club! Teens, Tweens, and kids of all ages are envited to learn and teach this time honored game of startegy. The club will meet Tuesdays at 5:30pm in the Children's Area.

Flickr CC: Kings Kingdom Photo by: Leonard J

Awesome Crafts Twice a Month!

Just a reminder that we're still doing our awesome and unique youth crafts twice a month here at Evelyn Meador. They are usually the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, and start at 4:30 in the meeting room. Yesterday we made Mardi Gras masks!

Homework Help!

Having problems with those math and science assignments? Loosing sleep over your project? We have some great tutors lined up to help you along. We're currently offering Homework help on Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:30pm in the Children's area, but be sure to check our Events Calendar for additional days in the coming months!

Houston Cougars in the 1960s

Join us February 9th at 7pm in the meeting  room, when, in celebration of African American History Month, author Robert Jacobus will share a unique part of Houston history. His book, "Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century", tells the tale of the integration of collegiate athletics in Houston.

Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

Just a reminder that the Evelyn Meador Library will be closed on Monday, January 18th for  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will open again at our usual  time on Tuesday the 19th at 10am. Have a great weekend!


Flickr CC: Love conquers Darkness Photo by: Leland Francisco

Button Making Craft on Wednesday!

Stop by the meeting room this Wednesday at 4:30pm for another one of our beloved button crafts! Come get crafty and design your own, or choose your perfect image!

Flickr CC: - Kawaii Buttons - Photo by: Denise Cortez

Another Book Scavenger Hunt!

Attention Evely Meador teens and tweens! We'll be having another ever popular Ipad/book scavenger hunt next Thursday (1/14/16) starting at 4pm, so be sure to sign up in the Teen Isle to reserve your spot and a chance for a great prize!

Flickr CC: books Photo by: Judy van der Velden

Closing Early for New Year's!

Though we will maintain our usual hours this Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, the Evelyn Meador Library will be closing early at 5pm on Thursday, December 31st and will be closed January 1st,  2nd, and 3rd for the New Year's holidays. Have a great and safe holiday!

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