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Awesome Crafts Twice a Month!

Just a reminder that we're still doing our awesome and unique youth crafts twice a month here at Evelyn Meador. They are usually the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, and start at 4:30 in the meeting room. Yesterday we made Mardi Gras masks!

Homework Help!

Having problems with those math and science assignments? Loosing sleep over your project? We have some great tutors lined up to help you along. We're currently offering Homework help on Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:30pm in the Children's area, but be sure to check our Events Calendar for additional days in the coming months!

Houston Cougars in the 1960s

Join us February 9th at 7pm in the meeting  room, when, in celebration of African American History Month, author Robert Jacobus will share a unique part of Houston history. His book, "Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century", tells the tale of the integration of collegiate athletics in Houston.

Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

Just a reminder that the Evelyn Meador Library will be closed on Monday, January 18th for  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will open again at our usual  time on Tuesday the 19th at 10am. Have a great weekend!


Flickr CC: Love conquers Darkness Photo by: Leland Francisco

Button Making Craft on Wednesday!

Stop by the meeting room this Wednesday at 4:30pm for another one of our beloved button crafts! Come get crafty and design your own, or choose your perfect image!

Flickr CC: - Kawaii Buttons - Photo by: Denise Cortez

Another Book Scavenger Hunt!

Attention Evely Meador teens and tweens! We'll be having another ever popular Ipad/book scavenger hunt next Thursday (1/14/16) starting at 4pm, so be sure to sign up in the Teen Isle to reserve your spot and a chance for a great prize!

Flickr CC: books Photo by: Judy van der Velden

Closing Early for New Year's!

Though we will maintain our usual hours this Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, the Evelyn Meador Library will be closing early at 5pm on Thursday, December 31st and will be closed January 1st,  2nd, and 3rd for the New Year's holidays. Have a great and safe holiday!

Holiday Craft!

Though all Harris County public libraries will be closed for Christmas starting Wednesday the 23rd through Sunday the 27th, we will still be having our second craft for the month on the 23rd from 3:30 to 4:30pm in the Teen Isle. Join us, if you can, and have a great and safe holiday season!

2015 Holiday Reception!

Join us this Thursday at 1:30pm in the Meeting Room for our 2015 Holiday Reception! Enjoy great music, tasty snacks, a warm beverage, and a great book, before diving back into the holiday bustle!

Flickr CC: Happy Holidays 2014 Photo by: Dave Mathis

15 Wonderful Butterflies!

Last week, before the Thanksgiving break, we released our 15 butterflies that we watched transform from caterpillars to lovely painted lady butterflies. It has been a real pleasure for staff and the public alike, and a wonderful way to celebrate Houston Citizenship Month!

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