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Thursday at The Little Blue Library

Today is Thursday and we will be having our Teen Program, Creepy things part 4.  It is a series for the month of October of fun creepy things, because who can resist a little scare?  For this one we will be decorating pumpkins.  Do not fear, get creative with it.  Display it for all to see.  This program is for ages 11 to 18 years and will take place under the Tree House at Mercer Botanic Gardens.  Come join us!

Wednesday at The Little Blue Library



Today is Wednesday, Oct 24 and we have our 2 adult programs for you.  At 11 am is Spin-a-Yarn in the Mercer Botanic Center at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  For more information on the location, please call Carrie at 832-927-5480.  If you like to create, craft, knit, crochet or chat, then this is the group for you.  Then later today we will have our Word Crafters meeting at 5 pm in the Starbucks at 1960 and Aldine Westfield Rd.  There will be no Word Crafters next week on Oct 31.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us.  We would love to see you there!

Guitar Classes on Tuesday

Today is Tuesday, Oct 23, and our Guitar class will be at 5 pm under the tree house.  Participants will learn the basic guitar chords taught by local guitarist Kevin Groover.  The class if full at this time, but we will have another class sometime in 2019.  It is another great program that the Little Blue Library has going on.  

Monday at Baldwin Boettcher's Little Blue Library

Today is Monday, Oct 22 and The Little Blue Library has a 3 different programs in store for you.  At 10:30 am we had Story Time in the Gardens.  The subject today was Spiders.  It is always held under the tree house, and a craft usually follows the story reading.  Coming up at 4 pm we will have Pumpkin Decorating.  This program is for kids ages 6 to 11 years and will take place under the tree house.  You will have 45 minutes to decorate a pumpkin.  Ready.  Set.  Boo!  Our adult program, ESL will take place at 6 pm in the Mercer Botanic Center.  It is taught by our beloved Cindy and is a basic English class.  For more information on the location, please call Cindy at 832-927-5480.  To see what upcoming programs we have, check out our events calendar

This Week Was Busy at the Little Blue Library

Last week was a busy one for the Little Blue Library.  On Monday we had Story Time in the Gardens under the tree house at 10:30 am.  The subject was Owls.  Later in the day at 4 pm we had Ghost Rockets under the tree house for kid’s ages 6 to 11 years.  We used science to make something really cool.  Then in the evening, we had our adult program, ESL at 6 pm.  It is taught by Cindy and takes place in the Mercer Botanic Center.  The address is 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  For more information on the location, please call Cindy at 832-927-5480.   On Tuesday, Oct 16th we had guitar class with Kevin Groover under the tree house at 5 pm.  The class is full, but we will probably have another next year, since it is so popular with the community.  On Wednesday, we had our adult

Wednesday Adult Programs for The Little Blue Library

Today is Wednesday Oct 17 and we had Spin-a-Yarn at 11 am at 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 do crafts, sew, knit, crochet and chat, then this is the group for you.  Then later at 5 pm we will have our Word Crafters meeting at 5 pm in the Starbucks at 1960 & Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us.  We would love to see you there!

Hispanic Heritage Day at Octavia Fields Branch Library

Kevin Groover shared his talent in music and storytelling at the Octavia Fields Branch Library when he played music in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.  The audience had the opportunity to hear traditional Yucatecan music, and hear a traditional love story that took place in the state of Yucatecan.

Monday @ The Little Blue Library

Monday, Oct 15th we will have Story Time in the Gardens.  It will take place under the tree house at 10:30 am.  This week the subject will be Owls and there will be a craft.  Later in the day at 4 pm we will have Ghost Rockets!  It is a program for kid’s ages 6 to 11 years.  It will also take place under the tree house.   We will be using science to make something cool!  Then in the evening at 6 pm, we will have ESL with our beloved Cindy.  It is a Basic English skills class for the community member who want to learn English or improve their English skills.  It will take place in the Mercer Botanic Center at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd   The building is located on the street called Titleliest Rd.  If you have any questions about the locatio

Wednesday Programs @ The Little Blue Library

Today is a busy adult program day at the Little Blue Library!  We had Spin-a-Yarn at 11 am in the Mercer Botanic Center.  It is located at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd off Titleist Rd.  For more information and directions, please call Carrie at 832-927-5480.  If you like to craft, knit, crochet, and chat then this is the group for you.  Then later today we will have our Word Crafters meeting at 5 pm.  It will take place inside 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 out our events calendar at hcpl.net or just come by the Little Blue Library.  We would love to see you there!

Pollinator Festival @ Mercer Botanic Gardens Today

Come check us out at the Pollinator Festival at Mercer Botanic Gardens today, 10/6/18 from 10 am to 4 pm. We have lots of books fitting for the festival as well as face painting. Looking forward to seeing you.

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