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Join us for another Japanese Sword Demonstration!

Join us this coming Saturday (5/23/15) in celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with our yearly Japanese sword demonstration. The art of drawing the Japanese sword, known as Iaido or Iaijutsu, was a fundamental part of the martial training for the feudal Japanese warrior (Samurai). Come meet modern practitioners of the art, and see it performed! It starts at 1pm, in the meeting room.

Another great Japanese history display at Evelyn Meador!

Stop by Evelyn Meador in May to see this year's new Japanese history display, in celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month. It's loaded with a slew of Japanese cultural items, Samurai gear, and books about Japan's martial, feudal, and post feudal history.

Another Great Johnette Downing Program!

A big thanks to Johnette Downing for another amazing program! Her books, songs, and entertainment are always a welcome and much anticipated program at Evelyn Meador. Thanks also for all our great kids and parents to came and participated in the show!

Our next craft - magnetic poetry!

In honor of National Poetry Month, our April 22 craft will be magnetic poetry! It will start at 4:30pm in the computer lab, so show up and express yourself!

Johnette Downing coming April 18th!

The Evelyn Meador Library will once again be hosting award winning children's author and performer Johnette Downing! She'll be here April 18th @ 2pm. Come early, and get a ticket as spots are limited. Johnette will also be signing books after the concert, which will be available in the Friends of the Evelyn Meador Library bookstore.

Celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday at story time!

At today's story time we celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday, with the usual great stories, and today, a tasty cake! So many have grown up with Dr. Seuss's enchanting stories, and certainly the world, and story time, and a better place because of it! Remember that Mrs. Pearson's story times are every Tuesday at 10:30am in the Children's Activity Space in the back of the library.

The Evelyn Meador Library welcomes back Kouman Ke' Le' for Black History Month!

We're happy to again welcome the Kouman Ke' Le' dance and drum ensemble. Take a culture sharing adventure to Africa through an exhilarating and interactive performance presenting the drum and dance traditions of the continent! They'll be here Wednesday, February the 18th at 6pm. Show up early as there will be limited setting.

 

Another Button Craft!

It's time again for another one of our ever popular button crafts! Stop by the meeting room this coming Wednesday (1/28/15) at 4:30-5:30, and we'll be making awesome creative buttons! Hope to see you there.

Historical Miniatures and Gaming at Evelyn Meador!

Stop by your Evelyn Meador Library and see our cool historical miniatures display (it has other neat stuff in it too). Evelyn Meador will also be hosting CLAW (Clear Lake Area Wargamers) January 31st  (and following months) in the conference room from 10am to 4pm, so come by and check it out!

Happy Holidays from the Evelyn Meador Staff!

Your Evelyn Meador staff would like to wish all a super happy holidays! Drive safe, and enjoy time with friends and family! Remember that we will be open the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th before closing for the 25th until the 29th. Stop by and see us, and warm up with a good book!

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