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Comic Book Collection

  Come visit the South Houston Branch and take a look at the display case in the lobby.  On exhibit through the end of November is an impressive Comic Book Collection by: Carolyn Williamson, a local patron. You may recognize some of the comics from your childhood since some of the comics date as far back as the 1920's.  

Taller: " Su Credito Y Usted"

 El Miercoles 4 de Noviembre a las 10:30 am un representante de el banco BBVA Compass presentara un taller gratuito acerca de " Su Credito Y Usted". Si usted tiene preguntas sobre su credito, como mejorarlo, o como leer su reporte de credito. ¡No se pierda esta gran oportunidad! Para mas informacion favor de llamar a la biblioteca al 713-941-2385.

Halloween Party!!!

Join us for a FREE Halloween Party filled with games, treats and excitement on Monday, October 26, 2015 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in our meeting room!  Don't forget to wear your Halloween costume! Recommended for children ages 12 & under. For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Special thank you to the Friends of the South Houston Library for making this event possible. 

Halloween Craft

Join us on Thursday, October 22, 2015 @ 4 pm and make some fun and easy  "Ghost Pops".  You can make them scary or silly, your choice!  All materials will be provided by the Friends of the South Houston Library.  Program is recommended for children ages 12 and under.  For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Corn Tortilla and Quesadilla Demonstration

The corn tortilla, with many variants, has been a staple food in North American and Mesoamerican cultures since Pre-Columbian times.  Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage month on Monday, October 12 ,2015 @ 1: 30 pm and learn how to make yellow corn tortillas using Instant yellow corn masa flour.  You will get to use a tortilla press and then cook them on a electric skillet or traditional comal. Once cooked, you can make 2 quesadillas!  We will also have an authentic molcajete, tortilla press and typical food items such as jalapeños, serrano peppers, cilantro, tomatillos and blue corn tortilla chips with salsa on display.  All ingredients will be provided by the Friends of the South Houston Library. 

FREE Online GED Classes!

If you don't have your high school diploma its never too late to get your GED.  The Harris County Department of Education will be offering no-cost online GED classes at the South Houston Branch.  Registration and testing is required and will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 @ 1 pm.  Don't miss this great opportunity to pass the all-new GED test to get the 21st century skills necessary for a better job, college classes, or a new career path.  For more information call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Free Adult Nutrition Classes/Clases de Nutricion Gratuitas para Adultos

Free Adult Nutrition Classes will be provided by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.  There is no cost, classes are FREE! Each participant will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the 7 classes. Classes start Weds. Sept. 9, 2015 and will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 1:15 pm- 2:15 pm through October 5, 2015.  Registration is required. For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Button Making Craft

 Join us on Thursday, August 20, 2015 @ 4 pm in the meeting room for a fun craft!  Come learn how to make your own button badge.  You can bring your own pictures to cut out and make into a button or we will also have plenty of magazine pictures to choose from.  All materials will be provided.  Quantities are limited.  For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Free Immunizations/ Vacunas Gratis!

The Harris Health System Troubleshooters Unit will be offering FREE immunizations for children ages 0-18 years old on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 9 am- 1 pm. Please bring child's shot record.  For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

3D Printer Demo

The future is here! Join us Monday, July 20, 2015@ 4 pm to see first hand a 3D printer in action.  Do not miss this great opportunity to see the new printing technology that is taking the world by storm.  In case you have not heard about it, 3D Printing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file.  No registration is required, program is open to ALL AGES.   For questions or more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

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