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Beat the Heat: Teen Movie Break

Clipart of Bag of Popcorn from Jupiterimages©Join other teens to watch a movie. Wednesday, June 22, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. Popcorn and refreshments! Ages 10-17.

Teen Craft: Fuse Bead Fashion

Clipart picture of hand with beads from Jupiterimages©Melt colorful fuse beads to make your own unique keychain. Wednesday, July 13, 3 – 4 p.m. Ages 10-17. All materials provided. Registration required. 281-471-4022.

Teen Craft: Piggy Bank

Clipart picture of dog with bank sign from Jupiterimages©Don't let the name fool you, these piggy banks have a twist! July 6, 3-4 p.m. Ages 10-17. All materials provided. Registration required. 281-471-4022.

Teen Craft: Clay Art

Clipart of young man sculpting clay from Jupiterimages©Sculpt your own unique work of art, using clay as your medium. Wednesday, June 29, 3 - 4 p.m. Ages 10-17. All materials provided. Registration required. Call 281-471-4022.

Beat the Heat Teen Movie Break

Join other teens to watch a movie. Wednesday, June 22, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. Popcorn and refreshments! Ages 10-17. Registration NOT required.

Teen Craft: Glass Etching

Clipart Picture of Mirror from Jupiterimages©Create your own unique mirror using etching cream.  All materials provided. Wednesday, June 15, 3-4 p.m. Ages 10-17. Registration required.  Call 281-471-4022 to register.

Teen Craft: Grass Pet

Clipart of Hedgehog Peeking Through Grass - JupiterImages©Get your summer off to a good start by joining in the Teen Craft held almost every Wednesday. The first one will be tomorrow, Wednesday, June 8 at 3 p.m. Ages 10-17. Registration required. Call 281-471-4022. Learn new crafts and make new friends!

Hurricane Preparedness Meeting

The City La Porte Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has announced on its website that the Southeast Harris County Hurricane Preparedness Workshop will be this Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center. This event is free and open to all. A special presentation is scheduled for 1 p.m. when Tim Heller, Chief Meteorologist for Channel 13, will give the 2011 Hurricane Season outlook. 

“Free hot dogs and soft drinks will be provided, while supplies last. Many door prizes will be given away throughout the event.” 

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2011

Picture of can opener and tunaThis week, May 22-28, is National Hurricane Preparedness Week sponsored by the National Weather Service. It is time to start gathering those hurricane supplies! For more information, see the News Details portion of the City of La Porte website.

Picture: Jupiterimages©

What Was Your Favorite Book As a Child?

Cover of Book 'King of the Wind' by Marguerite HenryOccasionally someone comes to the library to try to find a book that he or she enjoyed as a child. The person often has a child or grandchild, niece or nephew to introduce to this beloved book. How about you? What book(s) do you remember from your childhood? Let us know by either commenting here or emailing us at lap@hcpl.net . We’d love to hear from you!

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