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High Meadows visits Pilgrim's Place

Today, High Meadows’ staff enjoyed our monthly visit to Pilgrim’s Place Assisted Living Facility. We appreciate the opportunity to spread our resources and services beyond as well as within our walls. Let us know how we can better reach and serve you.

Sizzling new Summer Storytimes.

This summer, High Meadows storytimes are still going strong but at some slightly different times.
Baby Time will continue to be held on Tuesdays at 10:15 am.
Toddler Time will now begin on Tuesdays at 2:00 pm.
Preschool Storytime will now begin on Thursdays at 2:00 pm.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, take in our Kids Café free lunch for children at 1:00, attend storytime at 2:00, and hang out at 3:00 for our Kids Café snacks.
Children attending storytime at the library.
Photo Courtesy of NJLA: New Jersey Library Association

 

 

Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament

High Meadows Branch Library will be hosting a Yu-Gi-Oh tournament on Saturday, June 10 beginning at 10:30 am. Bring your cards, battle your foes, and bask in the camaraderie of companionship.
No banned cards, no god cards.

kids cosplaying yu-gi-oh

Photo courtesy of greyloch

Teen Book Club: Ender's Game

Join us as our teen book club continues on Tuesday, June 20 at 4:00 pm. Discuss the intricacies of the narrative. Share in the interplay of literary minds. Work together to select more great books for next time.

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

This month's book will be Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

Be of one a-chord.

Learn to play guitar at High Meadows Branch Library. Beginning guitarists meet this summer at 3pm on Friday June 16, 23, 30, and July 7. Please plan to attend all four sessions. Lessons are free but bring your own guitar. 

People playing guitar.

Photo courtesy of Rick&Brenda Beerhorst
 

 

 

Mindstorms 2: Wrath of the Robots

Robot week is coming, and the automated masses will be taking High Meadows by storm: Mindstorms! Revel in rampant robotics with our scintillating sequel to robot-building this coming Tuesday through Friday, May 23-26 at 3pm. Build and program robots at your local library.

robot animal

Photo courtesy of wiredforlego

Book Club: An English Spy by Daniel Silva

On Wednesday, June 14 at 11:00 am our “A Novel Idea” book club convenes again to discuss “An English Spy” by Daniel Silva. Enjoy light refreshments as you immerse yourself in lively discussion of the work and general social interaction.

The English Spy by Daniel Silva

For more information contact Sharon or Monica at 281-590-1456.
 

 

Mother's Day Crafts

Join us for Mother’s Day crafts, go home with a gift for mom!
TEENS: It’s a session all your own. Wednesday, May 10 at 3:00 pm.
KIDS: Be here Wednesday, May 10 at 4:30 pm.

kids doing crafts

photo courtesy of San Jose Public Library

The robots take High Meadows!

teens programming robot elephant

High Meadows Branch Library has survived the robot invasion, and it was fun! Mindstorm robotics made its way through High Meadows over the past couple of weeks. Local children and teens got the opportunity to try their hand at building and programing robots.

We hope to see you next month on May 23 – 26 at 3:00pm for our grand sequel as we revel in more robotics in Mindstorm 2: This time, it’s mechanical.
 

Teen Book Club: Heist Society

Join us as our teen book club continues on Wednesday, May 17 at 3:00 pm. Discuss the intricacies of the narrative. Share in the interplay of literary minds. Work together to select more great books for next time.

Heist Society by Ally Carter

This month's book will be Heist Society by Ally Carter

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