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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.

Free Computer Classes for Adults/clases de computación gratuitas para adultos

Computer classRemember that your library has ongoing free computer classes for adults. We will start a new series of English-language classes on June 6, on Wednesdays at 5 pm and every other Saturday at 10:30 am.
Recuerde que su biblioteca tiene clases de computación gratuitas para adultos. Comenzaremos una nueva serie de clases en español el 5 de junio, los martes y jueves a 5 pm.
We also have computer help session every other Friday at 3 PM. This session is for assisting customers with common technology questions and issues or with personal mobile devices.
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Book Club for Adults

Music ShopThis month’s book club meeting will be Tuesday, May 22, at 2:30 pm, and this month’s book is The Music Shop” by Rachel Joyce. “The Music Shop” tells about the poignant and ultimately joyful journey that two quirky, wonderful characters (a music shop owner & customer) make in order to overcome their emotional baggage.

Events for Teens & Kids this Week

GraffitiRemember all of our events are free! ¡Todos nuestros eventos son gratis!
Art Club: Calligraphy, Hand Lettering, and Graffiti, Thursday, 5/10, 4:30 pm
Cuentos y más, Saturday, 5/12, 12:30 pm
Teen Movie Experience: Spiderman Homecoming, Saturday, 5/12, 1:30 pm

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Free Preparation for All Kinds of Tests

TestAnother one of Harris County Public Library’s many electronic resources is Learning Express Library. Not only does it offer test preparation for the tests that you would expect, like the GED, SAT, and ACT, it also covers an amazing variety of occupational exams, the ASVAB, AP exams, various STAAR tests, the US Citizenship test, and many more. They also have skill building components for math, science, reading, grammar, and writing. In addition, there are career-building components like searching for jobs, internships, colleges, and careers and tools for getting hired, and skills and strategies to help students succeed in college. Come to our computer lab on Saturday, May 12, at 10 am, and let us show you how to access these great resources.

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