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Teen Craft: Bottle Cap Jewelry

Picture of bottle capsMs. Rhiannon saved the best Teen Craft for last: Make your own custom made bottle cap pendant. If you haven’t made any of the other teen crafts this summer, you’ll want to do this one! Wednesday, July 28 @ 3 p.m. All materials provided. For ages 10-17. Registration required. Call 281-471-4022.
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Teen Craft: Tie-Dye Bandana

Picture of bandanaUse tie-dye to decorate your own bandana. Wednesday, July 21 at 3 pm. All materials provided. For ages 10-17. Registration required. Call 281-471-4022.

Teen Craft: Summertime Stain-a-Frame

Picture of photo frameCreate a beautiful photo frame that looks like stained glass. Wednesday, July 14, at 3 pm. For ages 10-17. Registration required. Call 281-471-4022.

Teen Craft: Ceramic Tile Art

Picture of decorated ceramic tilePaint a ceramic tile with your own design. Wednesday, July 7 at 3 pm. Ages 10-17. All materials provided. Registration required.

Call: 281-471-4022 to register.

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Teen Event: Domino's Pizza Demo

Picture of Pizza BoxLearn how to make pizza! This is a hands-on activity that includes free pizza. All materials will be provided. Wednesday, June 30 at 3 pm. Ages 10-17. Registration required. Call the library: 281-471-4022.
 
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Teen Craft: Recycled Magazine Rollups

Picture of Bowl Made of Recycled Magazine PagesThere will be a very cool craft this week: the teens will be making bowls out of recycled magazine pages. The end result is very impressive! Wednesday, June 23 at 3 pm. For Ages 10-17. Registration required. Call the library at 281-471-4022.

 

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Beat the Heat Teen Movie Break

Picture of popcornGet a break from the heat while watching a movie and having some popcorn. This event is for all teens/young adults. The movie will be at 3 pm on Wednesday, June 16, and will be in the Library meeting room. Film title to be announced.

Teen Craft: Door Hanger

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Hey Teens...express yourself by decorating a wooden hanger for your door on Wednesday, June 9, at 3 pm. For ages 10-17. All materials provided. Registration required. Call the library at 281-471-4022.

 

 

 

Materials for Taking Exams

The library can help with study materials if you have an exam you need to take, such as the SAT, GED, CLEP, TeXES, CDL, etc. In addition to books, we have a database called Learning Express Library that has practice tests available and can be used from home. To sign up, go to our home page, click on Databases, then Education & Libraries, then Learning Express Library. If you are using your home computer to access the database, you will be prompted for your library card number. Register as a New User and then you can log back in as a Returning User at any time to take the practice tests. There are many types of practice tests to choose from and the database is free!

Summer Concerts at Five Points Plaza

The City of La Porte is sponsoring a series of summer concerts at Five Points Plaza, which is located near the corner of Main Street and Broadway. The six concerts will be on Friday evenings from 6 – 9 p.m. with the exception of Sunday, July 4, when a special Fourth of July concert will be held from 4 – 9 p.m. The performers were selected to give a variety of musical acts for people to enjoy. Here is the schedule:
 
Friday, June 11 – Byrd & Street
Friday, June 18 – Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws
Sunday, July 4 – Shake Russell
Friday, July 16 – Gerald Hiburger Orchestra
Friday, August 6 – John Gaar & The Hopeful Souls
Friday, August 20 – George Ducas
 
Source of Information: Main Street News, City of La Porte Main Street, Vol. 2, Issue 5, May 2010.
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