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Look Who's Here!!

Our butterflies are finally here! come stop by at the Galena Park Branch and say hello to our new friends. These amazing little creatures decided to come out of their Chrysalis today! We will be releasing them into the wild this Saturday at 11 am. Everyone is welcome to come help us release them and say farewell.


Last Week for our Antique Camera Collection Display

Have you had a chance to see Alfonso Grimaldo’s awesome antique camera collection? If not, then hurry and come on over. This is the last week his personal antique camera collection will be displayed in the Galena Park Branch lobby. There are big ones, small ones, new ones, old ones, bizarre ones, there is an incredible array of cameras and a ton to see! You can’t miss it!! For more information please call 713-450-0982. 

Texas Star/ Texas Plus @ Your Library

Dental Awareness Month is here! The Texas Star/Texas Plus Programs will be at the Galena Park library tomorrow Tuesday, October 13th at 3:30 pm presenting a fun program for kids and teens about dental hygiene and health. Parents are also welcome to attend and obtain information about the different health plans that are offered to families. If you have questions about your health plan, primary care provider or any changes in the near future you may have, Texas Star/Texas Plus will be happy to answer your questions. 

Book Discussion- "The Promise"

Join us at the Galena Park Branch Monday, October 12th at 11 am to discuss this year’s Gulf Coast Reads Book “the Promise” by Ann Weisgarber. Hope to see you there! 

Galveston: History and Hospitality

Natalie Malphrus author of "Galveston: Beyond The Beach Insiders' Guide & Tips To Island Favorites" will be at the Galena Park Branch Library on Tuesday, October 6th at 6:00 pm giving a presentation about the fascinating history of Galveston Island and some interesting facts you probably haven’t heard of. If you're a day-tripper, new to the area or haven't been to Galveston in awhile, you'll hear about some great places to see the next time you visit. For more information please call 713-540-0982 Hope to see you there!

Teen Time @ GP

Hey teens do you like to dance and would like to show off your cool moves? Then come join us this Monday, September 28th at 4 pm at the Galena Park Meeting Room for a fun hour of Just Dance! Come bring your friends and your dancing shoes. Hope to see you there! 

We Have A New Friend At GP

Hey everybody! Come meet our new huggable, lovable friend Gene the Bear. Gene the Bear loves to read books, eat berries and honey, take extremely long naps, and chase butterflies when he is not napping. He enjoys picnics and helping people. One day, Gene the Bear decided he wanted to help his community but did not know how. He went to visit his friend Congressman Gene Green for advice. After a long conversation, they decided that the best way for Gene the Bear to help his community was to become a reading companion for children at the Galena Park Library...

New Indoor Exercise Sessions

Do you have a need to get out of the house and become more energetic? Here at the Jacinto City Branch Library, we will be offering free 1 hour exercise routines in our meeting room starting Tuesday, September 8 at 2pm every week. No better time than now to become more active and get in shape. See you there!

Get Active/ Activate

Do you want to become more active and get in shape but the Houston heat doesn’t let you? Don’t worry, we have a solution for you. Starting Wednesday, September 2nd at 4:00 pm we will be offering weekly adult indoor exercise sessions that will keep you active and healthy. So don’t delay, grab your tennis shoes and join us in the Galena Park Library meeting room for some exercise fun!

Meditation: A Tool for Stress Reduction and a Healthier Lifestyle

Are you feeling stressed? Would you like to learn how to reduce stress in your life? Then meditation is the answer. Long time meditator Daya Sharma, will be offering a lively and engaging meditation workshop Saturday, August 29th at 11 am at the Galena Park Branch Meeting Room. In this workshop you will learn the tools of stress reduction and how to live a healthier lifestyle. Hope to see you there!

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