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New games for the Evelyn Meador Teen Isle!

We're fortunate to have purchased new games for the Evelyn Meador Library's Teen Isle! Using customer suggestions, and the generosity of the Friends of Evelyn Meador Library, nine new games have been added to our collection, all ready for use in our game room. Come check them out!

Flickr CCPS3 Gaming  Photo by: Shardayyy

October Ipad Scavenger Hunt!

Back by popular demand, we're having another Ipad Scavenger hunt on October 16th at 4pm. Once again we'll be using our Ipads and HCPL's catalog to search for a variety of library items, with great prizes for the fastest hunters. Sign up is limited, so see Mr. Ash in the Teen Isle for sign up.

End of Summer Reading Program Pizza Party!

Come celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program at Evelyn Meador Library with a Pizza Party! Additionally, certificates will be given to those 12 years of age and younger who complete the Summer Reading Club requirements.

The party will be held on Friday, August 9th from 2:00pm -3:30pm.

Reptiles!

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A representative from the Armand Bayou Nature Center will present an educational program about reptiles at Evelyn Meador Library on Wednesday July 31st from 2:45pm-3:30pm.  Children and young adults will enjoy learning about these fascinating creatures.

Carranza Puppets Presents Little Red Riding Hood

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Carranza Puppets will present Little Red Riding Hood at Evelyn Meador Library on Monday July 22nd from 4:30pm-5:15pm.  Come and watch as this classic tale is told from the wolf’s perspective. This show is perfect for children of all ages! 

Evelyn Meador Library would like to thank the Texas Commission of the Arts and the Friends of Evelyn Meador Library for sponsoring this special program.

Would you like to be a Rocket Scientist?

You can become one!

 

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On Monday, July 15th starting at 4:30 pm come and learn what is involved in building your own rocket. At this event you will design, build and launch your own straw rocket as well as learn about rocket history and the Scientific Method.
This is a ticketed event with a limit of 20 participants.
 

Kids + Books + Ice Cream = Fun!

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Join us on Saturday July 20th from 12pm to 4pm as the Friends of Evelyn Meador host the event Authors & Ice Cream.  Authors from the Houston Chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators will be here with books, stories, games, and prizes.  The Friends will be serving ice cream, and there will be a special children’s book sale as well.  The authors will be:

• Carmen Bredeson
• Melanie Chrismer
• Marianne Dyson
• Sherry Garland
• Annie Harmon
• Ellen Leventhal 
• JoAn Martin
• Ellen Rothburg
• Vicki Smith
• Mary Wade

Girl Scout Hosts Cultural Crafts Series at Evelyn Meador

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Emily Hall has been a Girl Scout since kindergarten.  After the ten years of being a Girl Scout, she is currently completing the work for her Gold Award.  The Gold Award is equivalent to the Boy Scout Eagle Scout Award.  In order to earn a Gold Award, a Girl Scout plans, develops, and executes a community service project.  The project aims to teach people in a community a valuable skill or lesson that is based upon the themes and values of Girl Scouts.

Rick Herbert: Magician to Perform!

Looking for fun? Amazing magic? Comedy? Come see Rick Herbert: Magician perform at Evelyn Meador Library on Monday, July 8th, from 4:30-5:15pm.  Come witness slight-of-hand magic and mind-reading! A sealed prediction that has been at Evelyn Meador for weeks will be revealed as well! This will be an event that you do not want to miss!

Evelyn Meador Summer Chess Club!

Kids, tweens, and teens are invited on Thursdays to the Evelyn Meador Library summer chess club. From pro players, to those just learning, we'll have a great time playing the age old classic game! The group meets on Thursdays at 4:30-6:00pm in the meeting room.

Flickr CC: Chess Photo by: Konstantin Lazorkin

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