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Get Hired!

Job interviewLet the experts from Workforce Solutions show you how to communicate your marketable skills to employers, find job opportunities, and develop a plan to get your next job. Tuesday, August 27, at 5:30 pm. Please register at here.

Job Lab at Library

Job listingsThe Aldine Library has a new service for adults and teens looking for a job (or a better job). On Mondays, from 1-3 pm, our computer lab is reserved for people to search for a job, apply for a job, work on a resume, or prepare for a job interview. A library staff member will be available with resources and one-on-one assistance.

Give blood, give life! ¡Done sangre, done la vida!

Blood driveThe Aldine Library will host a blood drive right here in your neighborhood on Tuesday, July 30, from 1:30-4:30 pm. Please schedule an appointment to donate by calling 888-482-5663 or going here. You could save up to 3 lives and it won’t cost you anything but a little of your time!
Usted puede donar el sangre aquí en la biblioteca de su vecindario el lunes, 18 de marzo, de 2:00-5:30 pm. Por favor haga una cita por llamar al 888-482-5663 o ir aquí. ¡Podría salvar hasta 3 vidas y no le costará nada excepto un poco de tiempo!

MEDICARE Information Session

MedicareA Medicare expert will be at the Aldine Library on Tuesday evening, July 30, at 5:30 to make a presentation and answer your questions. She can tell you all about eligibility, enrollment periods, coverage options, financial assistance, and more. Whether you are already on Medicare or just want to get ready for your future, you might learn something important. Please register here.

Free Lunches for Kids

Kids Cafe
Reminder: The Aldine Branch Library and Houston Food Bank offer free lunch for children age 18 and under at 1 pm, Monday-Friday. All kids are welcome. (Supplies are limited.)

Ghost Hunters!

ParanormalCome to the library at 11:00 am this Saturday, July 20, to meet the Houston Paranormal Research Team and hear about their investigations of possible hauntings and other unexplainable events.

Summer Reading and Kids Café

Food bankThere are two big things that happen at your neighborhood library only during the summer. One is free lunch for children age 18 and under from the Houston Food Bank. The lunches are served Monday-Friday at 1:00 pm, while supplies last.
The other is our Summer Reading Program. EVERYBODY FROM BABIES TO SENIOR CITIZENS can join in by registering on our web site or through the Beanstack app, reporting your reading and other activities, and getting rewards! Feel free to call us if you have any questions.

Clases Gratuitas: Más nutrición, menos dinero

NutritionAcabamos de empezar una nueva serie de clases sobre cómo obtener más nutrición para tu familia por menos dinero. La clase incluye actividades físicas y demostraciones de cocina. Son los martes, a la 1:15 pm, del 11 de junio al 30 de julio. Explore cómo
*Cocinar más comidas y bocadillos en casa,
*Comer más frutas y verduras,
*Ser más activo con su familia,
*Alcanzar y/o mantener el peso saludable,
*Ahorrar dinero en comestibles,
*Controlar porciones en comidas,
*Tener más energia, y
*Mantener la comida segura.

Leaving/Recovering from Abusive Relationships

Dorrisia-croppedA member of our community, motivational speaker Dorrisia Taylor, has volunteered to give a presentation on Saturday, April 13, at 10:30 am about abusive relationships. This, I Deserve! is a dynamic presentation designed to help people recognize signs of abuse in a relationship and to help both people currently in abusive relationships and survivors of abuse to recognize and use their inner-strength. This talk is appropriate for teens and for adults of all ages. It will cover a range of topics including identifying what you deserve, acknowledging your own worth and re-evaluating your perceptions.

Disrupt Aging! with AARP

AARP Disrupt AgingWednesday, April 10, 1-2 pm. Aging? Everyone’s doing it! And the way we are aging is changing, mostly for the better. Join AARP Houston to explore choices for living life on YOUR terms as you age. Disrupt Aging! challenges outdated beliefs and sparks new solutions. Let’s discuss how those of the 50-plus group celebrate life through creativity and re-imagining opportunities.

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