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Winning Baby!

Baby Winner LiamLiam won this "Read to Me" hat in the baby division drawing of the Summer Reading Program.  Way to go Liam!  We hope to see you again next summer!

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

The Beginner's GoodbyeTitle to be discussed: The Beginner's Goodbye: A Novel, by Anne Tyler.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 6:30pm.  Summary: "Explores how a middle-aged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances-- in their house, on the roadway, in the markets ... Only Dorothy's unexpected appearances from the dead help him to live in the moment and to find some peace."

Ancient Egypt Explored

Houston Museum of Natural ScienceExploring Ancient EgyptThe docents from the Houston Museum of Natural Science showed us lots of interesting things from music makers to art objects to items need for the ancient Egyptian burial rites.

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Teens and Art

Contest WinnerYA Art ContestTeens enjoyed creating pictures with markers and pencils.  Pizza and Dr. Pepper rounded out the day.  Contest was won by Aryelle Hatfield.  All artwork is currently on display on a library bulletin board.

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All Kinds of Pond Animals!

Houston Audubon E.L. Moore Nature SanctuaryLife in a PondEveryone enjoyed seeing the animals, puppets and skeletons.  Several families are planning to visit the Houston Audubon E.L. Moore Sanctuary.

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Exploring Egypt

EgyptEgyptA trained museum docent will take us on an Egyptian exploration trip with real Museum artifacts and specimen!  Presented by the Houston Museum of Natural Science.  Date: Tuesday, Aug 6, 3:00pm and repeated 4:00pm.  Ages 5 and up.  40 tickets will be given out 30 minutes before each show.

 

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Imagination Station Shows the World

Imagination StationThe world came alive with lots of fun with Imagination Station!

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New Creation

Teens enjoyed creating tie dying t-shirtstie dye t-shirts with many colors and shapes.

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Preschool Storytime is Going on a Picnic

PicnicBring your blanket, stuffed animal and a snack and enjoy a morning picnic.  Activities include stories and games.  Date: Thursday Aug. 1, 11:00am in the Reading Garden.  Ages 3-5.

 

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Life in a Pond

pond lifeWhat good is a mosquito?  Come and find out when you meet pond creature puppets and live, native animals!  Presented by Houston Audubon E.L. Moore  Nature Sanctuary .  When: Tuesday, July 30, 3:00pm and repeated at 4:00pm.  Ages 4 and up.  30 free tickets will be given out 30 minutes before each show.

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