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A Special Volunteer Opportunity

CitizenshipIf you’re looking for a way to help the people of your community, how about helping them prepare for the U.S. Citizenship test? We have a training session for citizenship tutors coming up on Wednesday, July 25, from 1-5 pm. You can register for it through our events calendar. We provide the materials for the class. Please call if you have any questions.
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Adult Book Club

Good DaughterThe Aldine Library’s Book Club for Adults is reading “The Good Daughter” by Karin Slaughter for our meeting on Tuesday, July 24 at 2:30 pm. Copies are available for checkout at the front desk. It has been rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by Amazon customers, and I can see why!

Be a Hero! Save Lives! / ¡Sea un héroe! ¡Salve vidas! [en español abajo]

Blood CenterHave you or someone you know ever been given blood in the hospital? That blood comes from donors just like you!

The Aldine Library will host a blood drive on Tuesday, July 31, from 11:30 am-5:30 pm. You can stop by the library this Tuesday, July 17, between 1:00 -2:30 pm to schedule an appointment to donate on the 31st, or you can call the library any time that we are open to schedule an appointment for the 31st. 

Another Busy Week at the Library / Muchos actividades en la biblioteca

Calendar 2018-07-16Be sure to check out the events we have coming up this week on our events calendar! They include Kids’ Computer Explorers, storytimes, anime club, kids’ Intro to Engineering, Craftastic, a Medicare information session, our free computer classes, and more!
¡Asegúrate de ver los eventos que tenemos esta semana en nuestro calendario de eventos!

Free Concert for All Ages / Concierto gratuito para todas las edades

MusicThis Saturday, June 23, at 3 pm, the Aldine Library will host a free performance by Kevin G., HCPL’s favorite guitar player and singer. It will be fun for people of all ages, so bring the whole family!
Este sábado, 23 de junio, a las 3:00 p.m., la Biblioteca Aldine presentará una presentación gratuita de Kevin G., el guitarrista y cantante favorito de HCPL. Será divertido para personas de todas las edades, ¡así que traiga a toda la familia!
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Hilarious Musical Play for Kids / Hilarante obra musical para niños

Nasty GnarliesThe "Books Alive!" theater group will perform the musical play “The Three Nasty Gnarlies” for children at the Aldine Library on Thursday, June 28, at 10:30 am. It’s the hilarious story of three monsters who live in a garbage dump, and what they learn about their true nature versus how others see them. Mark your calendars!

Want to Learn Another Language - for Free?

PronunciatorThis Saturday, June 16, the Aldine Library will offer an introduction to a fun and easy way to learn to speak, read, and write any of 80 languages. It includes live tutors, feature films, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and more! Also features ESL for 50 non-English languages, plus free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices. The class is 10:30-11:30 am. Space is limited, so please register here.

Free Lunches for Children / Almuerzos gratuitos para niños

Food bank

Through a partnership with the Houston Food Bank, the Aldine Library is offering free lunches for children age 18 and under from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm, Monday through Friday, from now through AUGUST 4. Quantities are limited.
Juntos con el Houston Food Bank, la Biblioteca Aldine ofrece almuerzos gratuitos para niños hasta 18 años de edad, de 12:00 pm a 1:00 pm, de lunes a viernes, desde ahora hasta el 4 de agosto. Las cantidades son limitadas. 

Curso Gratuito de Finanzas Personales - Parte 3: Su crédito

Jueves, 24 de abril, 5:45-6:45 pm. En esta clase hablaremos sobre cómo el puntaje de crédito puede afectar las aplicaciones de apartamentos, las solicitudes de empleo y los préstamos del banco y qué puede hacer para mejorar su puntaje. Los invitamos a todos ustedes.

Chinese Food/Comida China and Citizenship Classes/Clases de Ciudadanía

Chinese foodThis Saturday, May 19, from 1:30-2:30 pm, the library will host a Chinese food-tasting event in honor of Asian/Pacific-American Heritage Month. Participants will have an opportunity to sample different traditional recipes of China. Supplies are limited, of course. Este sábado, 19 de mayo, de 1:30 a 2:30 pm, la biblioteca ofrecerá un evento de degustación de comida china en honor del Mes de la Herencia Asiática/Pacífica-Americana.

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