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Activities for Youth and Teens

Teens in libraryAs always, we have a lot of great opportunities for youth and teens coming up at the library!

  • Youth Creative Writing Club (ages 10-14), Monday, 2/6, at 4:00,
  • Anime/Manga Club, every Tuesday at 3:30,
  • Art Club, Wednesday, 2/8, at 4:00,
  • Game Night, Wednesday, 2/8, at 5:30, and
  • Sign Language Club, Friday, 2/10, at 4:00.

Stop by or call us at 832-927-5410 for more information.
[Image ©2016 Vital Imagery Ltd.]

Free Microsoft Excel Classes

SpreadsheetIf you’ve been wanting to learn Microsoft Excel, this is your chance. Our Technology Specialist will be offering the following classes next week:
Introducción al Microsoft Excel, Monday, 2/6, at 5:00 (en español)
Introduction to Microsoft Excel, Tuesday, 2/7, at 5:00 (in both English & Spanish)
Excel Intermedio, Wednesday, 2/8, at 5:00 (en español)
Intermediate Excel, Thursday, 2/9, at 5:00 (in both English & Spanish)
Excel is very useful both at work and at home. Come and see for yourself!

Remembering the Holocaust

HolocaustIn honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, representatives from the Holocaust Museum Houston will come to the Aldine Library on Friday, January 27, at 4:00 pm to present a program about personal narratives from the victims of the Holocaust. In addition, at 1:00 the library will show a movie about a young girl who lives in Germany during World War 2 and steals books to share with the Jewish refugee hiding in her basement.

Stories and Friends

Child craftDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. always said that love was more powerful than hate. In honor of his birthday, which was January 15, the Aldine library’s story times for the month of January are all about friendship. Our English language story times for children 18 months-3 years are every Tuesday at 10:30 am. Our bilingual story times for children 3-6 years old are every Thursday at 10:30 am. Please join us for some family fun with stories, finger plays and songs! [Image ©2016 Vital Imagery Ltd.]

Clases Gratuitas de Nutrición

My Plate-SpanishCada martes del 24 de enero hasta 21 de marzo, expertos del Programa Ampliado de Educación Alimentaria y Nutricional van a ofrecer clases gratuitas de nutrición en la biblioteca de Aldine. Las clases serán cada martes, de 1:00-2:30 pm, en la parte atrás de las biblioteca. Cada sesión incluirá una explicación corta, discusión, actividades en grupos, período corto de actividad física y una demostración de cocina saludable. Venga para apender cómo dar a su familia comida de salubridad máxima. Haga clic AQUÍ para más información.
Temas incluyen:
1. Comida Saludable, Familias Saludables

Creative Writing Clubs for Young Adults and Youth

WritingIf you enjoy writing and would like to learn more about it, come and join other writers in your community in one of our Creative Writing Clubs. Leave grammar and writing rules in the classroom. Creative writing is all about expressing yourself through words. It can take many different forms, including short stories, essays, poetry, and scripts for skits, TV shows, movies, plays, YouTube, or video games. A member of our staff will share resources for budding authors and guide club members through activities to improve members’ skills, share ideas and feedback, and just have fun!

Free Computer Classes / Clases Gratuitas de Computación

Computer class 3The Aldine Library offers a variety of free computer classes, in both Spanish and English. Each class is an hour and a half long. Topics include Computer Basics, Internet Basics, Email Basics, Beginner and Intermediate Microsoft Word, Beginner and Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Beginner and Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Docs, Coding, Basics of Digital Photography, and more. Click HERE for this month’s class schedule. Come and fill those gaps in your knowledge!

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