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Enter to win our prom-night package!

 

The package includes dinner for two, a corsage and a boutonniere.  To enter either apply to college, apply for a job, or do at least 5 hours of volunteer work.  Then sign up for the drawing here at High Meadows.  Entries must be received no later than April 15, 2011.  The drawing will be held on Monday, April 18.

prom night

photo courtesy of Thirty30 Photography

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Volunteer opportunities at your library.

 

Come pitch in at High Meadows!  You can earn volunteer hours for school, pitch in to help your community, build a rapport for the future.  Join us at the desk and ask about volunteer opportunities.

library volunteers

photo courtesy of Rapid City Public Library

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lawn/garage sale

 The Friends of High Meadows Branch Library will be hosting its second annual Lawn/Garage Sale on Saturday March 19 from 9 am to 3:30 pm.  Join us that day to sample the participants’ offerings.

 

Contact High Meadows during normal business hours to register for a spot to sell items of your own.

yard sale

 

photo courtesy of Sean Lloyd

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Lil' Seuss Storytime

Bring your toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years) to our Lil’ Seuss Story Time on Wednesday March 2 at 10:30am.  For a Seusstastical Seusstravoganza of Seussical Stories.

Also don’t forget to bring your kids to our Doctor Seuss Story Time & Craft on Tuesday March 1 at 10:30am.

cat in the hat

photo courtesy of atxryan

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Staff picks: The Hunger Games

It’s been tough, but between illegal hunting and other risks, Katniss Everdeen has kept her family fed since her father died in a mining accident.  But when the 74th annual hunger games arrive Katniss finds herself on the way to the arena where she and 23 other “tributes” will find themselves in a battle to the death.

the hunger games

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Peanut Butter Pie

Be at High Meadows at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, February 15.  Learn about George Washington Carver and how to make a delicious dessert at the same time.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Peanut Butter Pie

photo courtesy of roboppy

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Black History Month Art Contest

1. Be between the ages of 13 and 18.
2. Create a piece of art for black history month.  Drawing, sculpture—be creative.
3. Turn it in at High Meadows by Monday, February 28.
4. Include a cover sheet with your name and contact information.
5. Win!
Dr. King

 

photo courtesy of dbking

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Storybook Opera en Espanol

Alma, la Gata de la Opera por Tess Weaver.


Bring your kids and listen to a story with music from the Houston Grand Opera!  Tuesday, January 25 at 10:30 am at High Meadows.  Program is free and in Spanish.

Traiga sus ninos y escuche un cuenta con musica de la Houston Grand Opera!  Martes 25 de Enero a las 10:30 am.  Esta una programa gratis y en Espanol.

cat singing opera

this photo courtesy of Aleposta

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Fruit pancakes!

Come to the library on Tuesday, January 25 at 5pm for our next Kids Cook! parent/child cooking experience.  This time, we’ll be making fruit pancakes.  Space is limited so be here early.  Free tickets will be available at 4:45.  Adult participation is required.

fruit pancakes

 

photo courtesy of stevegarfield

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ESL classes

High Meadows branch library hosts English Language classes meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11am; on Fridays at 4:30pm and Saturdays at 11am. We look forward to seeing you there.

La biblioteca High Meadows tendra clases de Ingles que se llevaran acabo en el cuarto de conferencias. Habra dos clases, una se llevara acabo los Martes y Jueves a las 11:00am y la otra clase se llevara acabo los Viernes a las 4:30pm y los Sabados a las 11:00 am. Los esperamos!
 

ESL

this photo courtesy of Nearsoft

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