Libby N's blog

Let's make luminarias

   Let's make luminarias.  Children can make a luminaria on Wednesday December 10 at 3:15 PM upstairs in the Library. Various ages can do the craft by coloring a bag or tracing stencils and cutting out shapes. Each participant will receive a glow stick to illuminate the finished luminaria.  All supplies are provided.

Call the West University Library at 713 668-8273 for more information.

Summer is over

Our summer programs are over and we're getting ready for Back to School activities.  We hope you enjoyed your summer at the Library and will join us for seasonal craft programs, book discussions and more throughout the school year.

Final summer program

  The Joker performed a magic program for children at this summer's final program.

We had a busy summer with animals, crafts and rock polishing.  Thank you to the Friends of the West University Library for funding the various programs and to the community for attending.

Joker from Batman will present children's magic program

Erik the Magician - dressed as the Joker from Batman - will present a magic show for children on Wednesday August 6 at 3 PM.  This is the final program for the summer and will be in the auditorium at the Senior Center next door to the Library.

Trees for Houston program

   Trees for Houston will present a children's program on Wednesday July 23 at 3 PM.  Children will learn about tree biology and the value of planting and protecting trees in our environment.

Turtles were met with enthusiasm

  Children enjoyed meeting turtles up close during a program by the Traveling Naturalist from Precinct 1 this past Wednesday.

Turtle and tortoise program

   The Traveling Naturalist will bring turtles and tortoises for children to meet and study at a program on Wednesday July 16 at 3 PM.  This program will appeal to children ages 4 to 12 years.

Terrarium program for tweens and teens

Tweens and teens can learn about terrariums and the ecosystem involved by creating their own terrarium to take home.  The program will be Tuesday July 15 at 3:15 PM next door at the Senior Center.  The program is free and all supplies are provided.

Bubble wand craft

   Who doesn't like bubbles ?  Wednesday July 9 at 3 PM children will make beaded bubble wands and we'll try them out at a bubble program.

Rock polishing / fossil program

   Come to the Library Wednesday July 2 at 3 PM to learn how to polish rocks.  Dr. Neal Immega will bring a selection of rocks for children to select and polish.  Learn about the different types of rocks and minerals.  While waiting to polish their rock, children can create a dinosaur "fossil" to take home.  All supplies provided.

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