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Breast Cancer Awareness Craft

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in honor we will be making a pink pearl ribbon bag clip. Join us on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 @ 10:30 am.  All materials provided courtesy of the Friends of the South Houston Library. Quantities are limited. For more information please call the branch at 832-927-5530.

Family Hispanic Heritage Celebration

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month the South Houston Library will be having a family celebration on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 from 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm. We invite your family to come participate in different traditional activities such as music, crafts, food tasting and a piñata for children.Thank you to the Friends of the South Houston Library and other community supporters for their generous contributions!  For more information please call the branch at 832-927-5530.

Family Game Night

It's Family Game Night!!! Join us on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 4 pm- 5:30 pm and have some fun playing classic games! The best times are always found when friends and family gather!  Program is open to All Ages. For more information please call the branch at 832-927-5530.

DIY: Glitter Light Switch Craft

Join us on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 4:30 pm-5:30 pm for a fun and cool teen craft!  Teens will give a plain light switch cover a glittery makeover to add glitz and sparkle to their room!  All materials will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the South Houston Library.  Program is recommended for children ages 10-17 years of age.  For more information please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

Star Wars Robotics for Kids and Teens

Come meet and have fun with BB-8, an app-enabled droid, and use an iPad to move him around and give him commands in this fun “play” session.  We will be offering this program on 2 different days for the following age groups:

Children ages 8-12 on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 2pm-3pm

Teens ages 13-17 on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 2pm-3pm

* Registration is required to attend either session*  For more information or to register please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Cookie Cutter Bird Feeders

Join us on Thursday, August 10, 2017 @ 3pm for this fun and easy craft!  Children between the ages of 6 and 12 will be provided all the materials to make a birdfeeder ornament in a variety of cookie cutter shapes!  Then they can take it home and hang it from any tree to attract and feed different types of birds!  No registration is required. Space and quantities are limited. For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Mad Science: Fire & Ice Show

Join us on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 3- 4 pm for a spectacular Fire & Ice Show presented by Mad Science! Children will be dazzled as they explore physical and chemical changes throughout the show.  They will be able to witness the wonders of air pressure and an indoor firework show!  For the finale, they will end with a huge bubbling potion using their Special Mad Science Ice. You will have never seen kids so excited about science!  Program is recommended for children ages 4-12 years of age. Space is limited. For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Healthy Hip-Hop Show

Join us on Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 4pm- 5pm in the park adjacent to the library. Houston Healthy Hip-Hop & Fly Dance Company will be here to present the new "Healthy Hip-Hop Show”. The talented, comical dancers of FLY invite you to experience the world of Hip Hop in a non-stop, fast-action, fun for all ages show. The all-male group is youthful, masculine, risk-taking, acrobatic,funky, and fun—who act as well as dance! Through various skits the students will be informed on how leading a healthy, active lifestyle will improve everyday activities. Then the fun begins as we share some history of the Hip Hop culture, including its origins and inspirations. Program is recommended for children of all ages.

South Houston Library Community Blood Drive

The South Houston Public Library in conjunction with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be hosting a community blood drive on Monday, July 10, 2017 from 2pm to 6:30 pm. Come donate blood and help save lives!  The Mobile Coach from the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be present for anyone ages 16 & up who are interested in donating blood.  Please ensure to eat a hearty meal before donating and bring your I.D.  To sign up over the phone or for more information please contact Clara Lopez at (713) 941-2385 or sign up online at www.giveblood.org using sponsor code: S607.  No appointment needed! * Free Beach Towel for All Donors*

Conversational English Classes Starting Soon!/ ¡Clases de Conversacion de Inglés Proximamente!

The South Houston Branch Library will soon be offering FREE Conversational English Classes!  Classes start Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 10:30 am for 12 weeks.  Come practice your English skills every Saturday for 2 hours.  Registration is required. For more information or to register please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

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