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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.

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."

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.

 

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.

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

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 story of the horrific disaster he has carried with him so long, it leads the two men to reconsider each other. "

 

Spring

Craft Extravaganza!

craft dayGet inspired and fire up your creativity!  Join your friends to clear out our craft supplies closets and use up all our kits and craft items.  We supply the glue, scissors, beads  and much, much more!  You bring the ideas.  Thursday, January 17 at 3:30pm.  School-age children.

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--Page Turners

UnbrokenTitle to be discussed: Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, January 8, 6:30pm.  Summary: "On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor."

 

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