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Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Just a heads-up that the Evelyn Meador Library, and all HCPL branches, will be closed next Monday (1/16/17) in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will open again at our normal time Tuesday, 1/17, at 10am. Have a great weekend and holiday, and be sure to stop by during the week for a great book or program!

Next Friday: MAZE Virtual Reality Game!

The future is here! Ever experienced virtual reality? Next Friday (1/20) at 4:30pm join us in the Children's Room (in the back) for our great virtual reality MAZE game by Seedling.

Flickr CC: The dream of the 90s is alive By: Topher McCulloch

One on One Computer Help!

Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Wednesday (1/11) starting at 10:30am in the computer lab, bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Be sure to call or register online, because 30 minute time slots are limited.


Flickr CC: Hilfe By: Tim Reckmann

Chess Club is Back!

Back by popular demand: Chess Club! Join us next Tuesday (1/10) at 4pm in the Teen Isle and we'll delve into this classic game of intellect. All player levels are very welcome, and pros are encouraged to come help teach!

Flickr CC: chess pieces By: Derek Bridges

Next Wednesday - Apple iPhone Basics

Got a new iPhone for Christmas, but still working out how to turn it on? Are you just new to smart phones and want to know more about how your iPhone functions? Join us Wednesday (1/4/17) at 10:30am in the computer lab for Apple iPhone Basics. Space is limited, so call to sign up!

Flickr CC: iPhone 6s by: LWYang

This Wednesday - New Years Party Hats!

Hope your Christmas was amazing! It's almost 2017, and we're looking forward to a great new year. Join our craft this Wednesday at 4:30pm in the meeting room. We'll be making fancy felt New Years party hats!

Flickr CC: Happy New Year by: travel oriented

Holiday Hours @ Evelyn Meador

The Evelyn Meador library, and all Harris County Public Library branches, will be closing early Thursday, December 22nd at 5pm for the Christmas Holidays, and remain closed until Tuesday the 27th. Until Thursday evening we'll still be offering our same great programs so join a computer class, stop by for Art Cart or our Gaming Club, or just warm up with a good book.

We all hope you have a great and safe Christmas!

A Beautiful Addition to our Library!

A heartfelt thank you to the Wismer and Landolt families for their donation of these two beautiful statues given in memory of Gloria Ann Stassi Wismer, a long time volunteer at the Evelyn Meador Branch Library. We're all lucky to have such a wonderful community, fantastic friends of the library, and invaluable volunteers.

Maker Baking: Holiday Cupcakes from Scratch!

Tweens had a great time today making holiday cupcakes from scratch! Everyone took turns adding and learning how to mix the ingredients, and of course enjoying the tasty fruits of their labor. Many thanks to our teen volunteers that made it all manageable. Be sure to check our events calendar for more Maker programs and crafts!

Thanks for a Great Open House!

A big THANK YOU to our great community and many guests for making our iMaker Space Open House a marvelous success! Without you it wouldn't have been possible. We had a great turnout and look forward to utilizing out iMaker space for awesome programs in the future. 

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