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Next Wednesday: Rubik’s Cube! Variations and Tricks to Solving

Ever tried the cube!? The Rubik's cube that is. Join us next Wednesday (4/26) in solving this classic puzzle and some of its variations. A great way to stretch those brain muscles. The puzzling starts at 4:30 in the Teen Isle! No registration is required.

Flickr CC: Rubik By: Hernán Piñera

Next Tuesday: Coding with Scratch!

Ever wanted to learn how to code? The geniuses at the MIT Media Lab developed Scratch which is a great way to start! We will learn how to use Scratch.mit.edu/ to code our own interactive stories, animations, and games. No registration is required, just join us in the computer lab next Tuesday (4/25) at 4:30pm!

Next Wednesday, Make and Fly a Kite for Earth Day!

Earth Day is the 22nd, and it is National Kite Month! What better way to enjoy the great outdoors than making and flying a kite? Next Wednesday (4/19) at 4:30pm, join us in the meeting room and we'll make a great kite, learn how best to utilize the wind with them, and fly them in our lovely Rex Meador Park. No registration is required.

Closed for Easter!

Just a reminder that the Evelyn Meador Library, and all Harris County Public Library branches, will be closing early on Thursday April 13th at 5pm, and will remain closed until Monday morning (April 17th) when we will resume normal hours. Have a great and safe Holiday!

National Poetry Month Tween/Teen Poetry Contest!

Attention wordsmiths 11-17 years old! April is National Poetry Month and we will have our second Teen/Tween Poetry Contest. Submit your original word art, of any form or length, to the Information Desk by the 25th of April for a chance to win a pizza party for yourself and three friends! Be sure to add contact information to your poetry as the winner will be announced on the 27th.

Next Maker Craft Day: Biodegradable Bird Feeders!

Spring has sprung and the birds are chirping. For our next Maker craft we'll be making birdfeeders with very simple ingredients that will all be a tasty treat for your local winged friends (and a few squirrels too, I bet). The creation starts at next Wednesday (4/5) at 4:30pm in the meeting room. No registration is required.

Every Wednesday: French Meetup Group!

Bonjour! Do you speak French? Just started learning or simply curious? Join our French Meetup Group! Meetings start at 10am every Wednesday in the meeting room. No registration is required.

Flickr CC: Paris By: Moyan Brenn

Next Tuesday: Make Business Flyers

Have a new business you need to advertise for? Next Tuesday at 6:30pm in the computer lab, come and learn how to create unique, custom flyers in minutes using online templates. Sign up online, in person, or call 281-474-9142.

Next Wednesday's STEAM Craft: DIY Coasters!

For next Wednesday's (3/22) maker craft we'll be making neat custom ceramic coasters. Design your own and we'll seal them up and let them dry overnight so they'll last! The making starts at 4:30pm in the meeting room. No registration is required.

Next Wednesday, Irish Soda Bread!

Did you know that March is Irish- American heritage month? Join Ms. Pearson in the meeting room on March 15th at 3 pm. She is going to make some traditional Irish soda bread to celebrate. Come watch the baking magic happen. No registration is required.

Flickr CC: Making Irish soda bread By: chickarama

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