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Marsha's Petting Zoo

Marsha's Petting ZooDon't miss your chance to pet cute, clean animals including bunnies, piglets, lambs, goats and more.  Date: Tuesday, June 17, 10am-12 noon, by the Reading Garden.  All ages welcome.

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Teens and Soap

Soap MakingDiscover the cool way to make handmade soap.  Tammy Kocurek from Proverbs Farm & Soap Shoppe in Alvin will make a batch of soap from scratch.  Custom scent and color your own bar of soap which you can take with you.  Date: Monday, June 16, 3 pm.  Ages 12-18 only.  Registration required, 713-464-1633.

Jungle Jim

alligatorLizards, frogs, fossils, even a preserved alligator head!  Jungle Jim has them all!

Date: Tues., June 10, 3pm and repeated at 4pm.  Ages 4 and up.

50 free tickets will be given out 30 minutes before each show.

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June Computer Classes

Computer classWant to keep up with family and friends on Facebook or with Email?  Want to improve your computer skills and be safe on the Internet?  We have free classes for you.  Just sign up at the Information Desk or by calling 713-464-1633.  Computer Basics, Thurs.

Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

Title to be discussed: Shakespeare: The World as StageShakespeare: The World as Stage by Bill Bryson.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, May 13, 6:30pm.  Summary: "Bryson offers a portrait of the Bard, presented in the style of a travelogue based on interviews with actors, the curator of Shakespeare's birthplace, and academics. The account also shares the author's recollections of his own adventures in Stratford-upon-Avon."

 

Afternoon at the Movies

MovieEnjoy an afternoon of adventure and comedy with this recent Academy Award winner for Best Animated Feature Film.  Rated PG.  Date Tuesday, March 25, 3:30pm

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Plant and Book Sale, March 28-29

booksYou want to put this on your calendar!  The Friends of the Library are having their big Plant and Book Sale.  Hours are: Friday, March 28, 10am-5pm

Saturday, March 29, 10am-4pm

Plant and Book Sale

 

Plants of every kind & color!  Books in every category!

Check out the coupon board!

 

Refreshments provided by Sweet Tomatoes.

 

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

Secret Keeper, Kate MortonTitle to be discussed:  The Secret Keeper, by Kate Morton.  Date of the meeting:  Tuesday, April, 8, 6:30pm.  Summary: "During a party at the family farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson has escaped to her childhood tree house and is dreaming of the future. She spies a stranger coming up the road and sees her mother speak to him.

Book Donations

BooksWith their annual book sale approaching, the Friends of the Library are asking for the donation of gently used books.  Picture books are especially needed.  Please bring your donations to the library by March 15th to allow time to sort and price them.  The Plant and Book Sale will be March 28th and 29th.

 

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