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This Coming Saturday, SAT/ACT: What they are and how to prepare!

Getting ready for that ACT or SAT? Don't know where to start? Join us this Saturday (2/25) at 11am (meeting room) in welcoming Jolyn Brand of Brand College Consulting as she gives us a presentation about the differences and how to prepare for these all important tests! No registration is required.


Next Monday: "Git" on Board: the Life of Harriet Tubman

Next Monday (2/20) at 5:30pm in the meeting room, join us as Young Audiences of Houston's Hope Shiver interweaves Harriet Tubman’s poignant story with spirituals and work songs, allowing students to discover the lyrics of such songs as “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” and “Git on Board,” which often contained hidden messages for slaves preparing to escape to freedom. David Keepman provides musical accompaniment as students chant, clap, cheer, and rejoice in experiencing the famous railroad. No registration is required, just show up early to get a good spot!

Next Wednesday: Tinkering 101!

Next Wednesday at 4pm in the iMaker Space, Tinkering 101! Bring toys and small/inexpensive electronic items to disassemble and tinker with. In our first session, we will be taking apart a computer. Focus on modifications and circuit bending. No registration required.

Flickr CC: Broken Blackberry By: Matthew Hurst

Next Wednesday's Teen Cuisine - Candy Chocolate Hearts!

Ok, so Valentine's Day will have passed, but join us next Wednesday (2/15) at 4:30pm in the meeting room and we can still make a chocolate heart for someone special! We will melt our chocolate and design our own special treats. No sign up required, just show and get creative.

This Tuesday, 3D Printer Orientation!

Want to learn how to use our iMaker Space's awesome new 3D printer? Join us this coming Tuesday night (2/7) at 7pm for our first 3d Printer Orientation. This orientation session will introduce participants to 3D printing in the library. Those completing the class will be able to schedule time on the 3D printer to receive additional hands-on instruction. Registration is required, so be sure to sign up online or in person, or call 281-474-9142.

Next Friday - Happy Feet Walking Club!

The Evelyn Meador Library is surrounded by lovely parks and walking trails, let's take advantage of them! Next Friday (2/10) at 9:30am put on your walking shoes and join us at the front door of the library for 45 minutes fun and fitness. No registration is required, just come enjoy the outdoors with us.

Next Wednesday's STEAM Craft: 3D Hologram Pyramids!

For this next Wednesday's (2/1)  STEAM craft we'll be making 3D hologram pyramids! It's easier than you think. Be sure to bring your smart phone or tablet so you can find hologram images and videos online (we'll have iPads available though so we'll all be able to have fun). The crafting begins at 4:30pm in the meeting room!

This Wednesday's Craft: Chinese New Year Zodiac Origami

It's almost the Chinese New Year (Sat, 28th). This Wednesday get ready for the year of the rooster by making some some Chinese zodiac origami (any origami really, but we'll be focusing on making the zodiac animals). The folding starts at 4:30 in the meeting room.

Flickr CC: Rooster By: Ivan Svatko

The Christus Healthy Living Mobile Clinic is Coming to Evelyn Meador!

Monday January 30th from 10am-1pm we're very happy to host the Christus Healthy Living Mobile Clinic! The mobile clinic will be here to perform free health screenings and we all hope that as many as possible will take advantage of this amazing resource. Registration is required and you must be 18 years or older to participate, so be sure to sign up over the phone (281-474-9142), or at your Evelyn Meador Branch Library.

Tomorrow's Maker Craft: Balloon Cars!

For tomorrow's Maker Craft (1/18), we'll be engineering balloon powered cardboard cars. Get creative and see what it takes to make yours the fastest or go the furthest. Decorate your balloon car to make it truly stand out! The construction begins at 4:30 in the meeting room.

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