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Western Storytime Brings out Cowpokes

cowpokesStorytime is always fun!  These cowpokes attended the Western Day storytime.  Make plans to attend an uncoming storytime.  The times are:  Babytime, Wednesday 10am; Toddler Time Wednesday 11am and repeated Thursday 10am; and Preschool Time, Thursday 11am.

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Spring Branch-Memorial--The Page Turners

From Baghdad, With LoveTitle to be discussed:  From Baghdad, With Love, by Jay Kopelman. Date of meeting: Tuesday, April 9. 6:30pm.  Summary: " During his tour of duty in Iraq, LtCol Jay Kopelman of the U.S. Marines endured the emotional stress common for those involved in bloody battles for freedom. Although the rules forbid pets, Kopelman and his comrades adopted an abandoned puppy left behind after the...

St. Patrick's Day Celebration!

St Patrick's DayCelebrate Spring Break and St. Patrick's Day!   Play games and make a couple of the variety of crafts.  Eat green snacks and drink green punch. Thursday, March 14, 3:30 pm. Ages 5 and up.  And wear Green!

 

 

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Donated Books Needed

donate booksNow is the time to donate gently used books and DVD's for the Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale.  Bring your books and DVD's during regular library hours.  The Plant and Book Sale will be March 22 and 23 and the Friends need some time to get everything ready.

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

How It All BeganTitle to be discussed: How It All Began, by Penelope Lively.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, March 12, 6:30pm.  Summary: "When retired schoolteacher Charlotte Rainsford is accosted by a petty thief on a London street, the consequences ripple across the lives of friends and strangers alike."

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Black History Program

Black HistoryLearn about 7 famous African-Americans and why they were famous.  Games!  Snacks!  Thursday, February 21, 3:30pm.  Ages 5 and up.

 

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Family Day Celebration

TFamily Dayhe photo display in the entry shows families using the library.  This picture is an example of one of the mother-daughter pictures that was taken after a preschool storytime.

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Kindles, Nooks, & IPads & Free Ebooks

kindles, nooks, ipadsSeveral people took advantage of the chance to learn to download free library ebooks to their Kindles or Nooks or IPads

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Nook-Kindle-Ipad Day

Kindle, Nook, IpadBring your Nook, Kindle or Ipad and learn to download free library ebooks to your device.  When: Friday, January 25, 2:00pm.  Suggested age: Adult.

 

 

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Safe From the SeaTitle to be discussed: Safe from the Sea, by Peter Geye.  Date of the meeting:  Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6:30pm.  Summary:"... novel in which a son returns home to reconnect with his estranged and dying father thirty-five years after the tragic wreck of a Great Lakes ore boat that the father only partially survived and that has divided them emotionally ever since. When his father for the first time finally tells the st...

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