Carrie Van Horn's blog

Monday ESL Class

Today is Monday, March 25, and we will have our ESL class at 6 pm.  It takes place in the Mercer Botanic Center.  The address there is 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  It is a free service for those in the community that want to learn English or improve their English speaking skills.  No registration is necessary.  For more information on the class or location, please call Cindy at 832-927-5480.  To see what programs we have coming up, please check our events calendar at hcpl.net, or just come by the Little Blue Library at Mercer Botanic Gardens.  We would love to see you there! 

Tuesday at the Little Blue Library

Today is Thursday, March 21, and we will have an awesome teen program for you today at 3:30 pm.  Today we warn you something strange is happening in the gardens.  We need your help to get to the bottom of it.  You have just one hour to solve the mystery and save humanity. Participants can join no later than 3:45 pm in order to have enough time to complete this important task.  This program is for ages 11 to 18 years and will begin under the Tree House and take us to various places around the East Gardens.  To see what other programs we have at Baldwin Boettcher’s Little Blue Library, check our events calendar at hcpl.net, or just come by and see us.  We always love seeing you here!

Wednesday at the Little Blue Library

Today is Wednesday, March 20th and we have two adult programs in store for you.  First at 11 am our Spin-a-Yarn group will meet.   Today they will be meeting at a different location.  They will be outdoors at Mercer Botanic Gardens.  If you like to knit, crochet, create, or chat, then this is the group for you.  Later today at 5 pm our Word Crafters writing group will meet in the Starbucks at 1960 and Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us! We would love to see you there.  For more information about these programs, or locations, please call Carrie at 832-927-5480.  To see what programs we have coming up, check our events calendar at hcpl.net or just come by and see us at the Little Blue Library.  We would love to see you there!

Monday at the Little Blue Library

Today is Monday, March 18th and the Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library has several programs in store for you.  First at 10:30 am we will have Story Time in the Gardens.  For ages 2 to 6 years old.  A craft will be done after the story. It will take place under the Tree House.   Then at 4 pm we will have a Library Card Holder craft for ages 6 to 11 years old.  It will also take place under the Tree House.  Do you have a library card?  Great!

Parking at Mercer Botanic Gardens March 15 – 16

Spring is almost upon us, and it is time for Mercer Botanic Gardens to have their annual March Mart Plant Sale.  It will take place Friday, March 15 through Saturday, March 16.  During those days parking will be limited at Mercer Botanic Gardens.  Only those in need of handicapped parking will be able to park on the east or garden side on a first come, first served basis.  Everyone else will be required to park on the west side or trail side of the park.  Shuttles will be available for transportation.  We apologize for the inconvenience.   If you have any further questions, please call the Baldwin Boettcher Library staff at 832-927-5480.  We will be happy to answer any question you may have.  We look forward to seeing you s

Wednesday at the Little Blue Library

Today is Wednesday, March 6th and we have our 2 adult programs in store for you.  First at 11 am we will have Spin-a-Yarn in the Mercer Botanic Center.  It is located at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to knit, crochet, create, or chat, then this is the group for you.  For more information on the address, please call Carrie at 832-927-5480.  Then at 5 pm we will have Word Crafters for all you writers out there.  We meet at the Starbucks at 1960 and Aldine Westfield Rd.  So come join us!   To see what programs we have coming up, please check our events calendar at hcpl.net, or just come by and see us at the Little Blue Library inside Mercer Botanic Gardens.  We look forward to seeing you here!

Tool Check Out at the Little Blue Library

The Baldwin Boettcher Library is proud to announce that as of March 1st 2019 we are partnering with Mercer Botanic Gardens to provide a new service to the public. Anyone with a Harris County Public Library card in good standing can place a hold, and borrow yard and gardening tools from the Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library. You may borrow a total of 40 (Up to 20 small tools and up to 20 large tools). The lending period for tools is 14 days with no renewals. You may return the item and borrow it again if there is not a waiting list for the tool. The tools are not in the HCPL catalogue, but you can contact any Harris County Library to place a hold. Keep in mind tools can only be picked up and returned at the Baldwin Boettcher Library during open hours.

Wednesday at the Little Blue Library

Today is Wednesday, Feb 27, and Baldwin Boettcher Library is having two adult programs for the public. In the morning at 11 am we have Spin-a-Yarn in the Mercer Botanic Center.  It is located at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  For more information on the location, please call Carrie at 832-927-5480.  If you like to knit, crochet, create, or chat, then this is the group for you.  Then in the later afternoon at 5 pm our writing group called the Word Crafters will meet in the Starbucks at 1960 and Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us! To see what programs we have coming up, check our events calendar at hcpl.net, or just come by the Little Blue Library in Mercer Botanic Gardens.  We would love to see you there!

Friday ESL

Today is Friday, February 22, and Baldwin Boettcher Library will have ESL for the surrounding community at 1 pm.   It is a class to assist those that want to learn the English language or improve their English speaking skills.  It will take place in the Mercer Botanic Center at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  No registration is necessary, and the class is free.  For more information on the location, please contact Cindy at 832-927-5480.

Wednesday at the Little Blue Library

Today is Wednesday, February 20 and Baldwin Boettcher Library has two adult programs in store for you.  First at 11 am we have Spin-a-Yarn.  It takes place in the Mercer Botanic Center at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to knit, crochet, create, and chat, then this is the group for you.  For more information about the location, please call Carrie at 832-927-5480.  Then at 5 pm our Word Crafters group get together in the Starbucks at Aldine Westfield and 1960.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us!  We would love to see you there!  

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