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Spring Branch-Memorial--The Page Turners

The Elephant Keeper, Christopher NicholsonTitle to be discussed: The Elephant Keeper. by Christopher Nicholson.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, August 10, 6:30pm.  Summary: In 18th century England, a young Tom Page begins to care for a pair of elephants.  Through the years he continues his devotion to the animals as they move from master to master.

Barmollys Snake Show

This was your chance to learn all about snakes in this safe, hands-on demonstration.  Date of program:  Thursday, July 29, 3pm and repeated at 4pm.  Upcoming: Mad Science, Thursday, August 5, 3pm and repeated at 4pm.

Ronald McDonald Makes It Magic!

Wednesday, July 21, 3pm and repeated at 4pm.  Your favorite clown, Ronald McDonald will delight you with this fun-filled magic show!  Free!  Tickets available 30 minutes before show time.  Children must be able to sit through the program without a parent present.  Ages 6 and up. 

Forthcoming:  Barmollys Snake Show, Thursday, July 29, 3pm and 4 pm.

Movie at the Library

An award winning 2009 American drama  was shown on Tuesday, July 13, 3pm.   There was no need to wait to borrow this inspiring film if you and your friends viewed it for free in the air conditioned comfort of our meeting room.  Rated PG-13.

Marsha's Petting Zoo

Hope you were one of many who enjoyed Marsha's Petting Zoo, By the Reading Garden, Tuesday, July 13, 10-12am.  It was your chance to pet cute, clean animals including ducks, lambs, bunnies, llamas, potbelly piglets and more!  All ages welcome!

Pizza Party Goin' On!

It was the best pizza party ever! Jump rope, gigantic flying pizzas, and hula hoops were made with pizza dough. Presented by Domino's Pizza.   Thursday, July 8, 3pm. Children ages 8 and up.  50 tickets will be available thirty minutes before the show.  All children must be able to sit though the show without an adult.  Upcoming: Marsha's Petting Zoo,  Tuesday, July 13, 10-12am.

Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- Page Turners

Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind

Title to be discussed:  Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind, by Ann B. Ross.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, July 13, 6:30pm.  Summary: Wealthy widow of a minister learns to speak her mind.  The book is funny, light-hearted and fast paced.

Balloon Figures

Hope you enjoyed learning to create amazing animals with ordinary balloons.   Presented by Clown Houston.  July 1, 3pm. 

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