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Afterschool Science Time -- Paper Airplanes

Clipart  of boy flying paper airplane from Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.Let your spirits—and paper airplanes—soar for the last Afterschool Science Time event for the school year! Join us for 30-45 minutes of hands-on Science in the Library. This month we will be exploring the aerodynamics of Paper Airplanes. Wednesday, April 29, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. For school-age children. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Special "Houston Money Week" Craft During Story Time

Money Clip from Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.Join us for a special Houston Money Week Craft during Preschool Story Time! We will be making a money clip out of a caterpillar clothes pin. Tuesday, April 14 at 10:15 am. For Pre-school Age Children. Caregivers must stay to help their children complete the craft. All materials are provided. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Last One for the School Year: Afterschool Movie Time

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd. Movie Title: "I Don't Care What You Did Last Summer!"Join us for the last Afterschool Movie Time for this school year! Stop by for movie fun and popcorn! Title to be announced at screening. Wednesday, April 8 at 3:30 pm. Lasts approximately 30-45 minutes. For school-age children. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

(Incidentally, we DO care what you do THIS summer...please make plans to join the fun and ever-popular Summer Reading Program!!!)

BYE-BYE, MS. MANDY

Photo of Ms. Mandy blowing bubbles at Last Toddler TimeWe were sad to bid farewell to Ms. Mandy, Children’s Assistant at La Porte Community Library, who will now lead the Children’s Program at Stratford Branch Library in Highlands. Ms. Mandy is shown here blowing bubbles during her last Toddler Time in La Porte.

Bye-bye, Ms. Mandy! We will miss you. We wish you the very best in your new position. 

Little Explorers-Play Time

Toddler playing-Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.Join us for 30 to 45 minutes of sensory exploration and discovery for ages 0 - 5 years old and their caregivers. This week we will have a special play time. For Pre-school Age Children. Wednesday, March 18, 10:15 am. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Teen Tech Week Craft: 8-Bit Notepad

Picture of notepad-Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.In celebration of "Libraries are for Making" create your own notepad design by fusing colorful beads together. All materials provided. Wednesday, March 11, 4 pm - 5 pm. Ages 10-17.

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Teen Art Fusion: Stamping

Picture of Stamp-Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd. Explore the art of stamping using common materials that can be used to create a stamp. All materials provided. Ages 10-17. Wednesday, March 4, 4 pm – 5 pm. 

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

A Bubbly Afterschool Science Time

Clipart cartoon of bubbly soda from Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.Join us for our next Afternoon Science Time in which we will Examine the Effervescent Effects of Carbonization. Wednesday, February 25 at 3:30 pm. For School-age children. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Teen Event: Movie Celebrating African American History Month

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd. Frederick DouglassJoin us in watching an inspiring movie about a girl who wouldn't give up on making her dream come true. Popcorn & refreshments. Wednesday, February 18, 4 pm - 5 pm. For Ages 10-17. 

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Afterschool Craft Time: Candy Heart Necklace

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd. Candy HeartsJoin us for our Aftershool Craft Time during the week of Valentine's Day. We will be making sweetheart candy necklaces! Wednesday, February 11, 3:30 pm. The craft will last about 30-45 minutes. For school-age children. Sorry, we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program. 

Clipart: © 2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

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