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Big Thanks!

A big thanks to all our summer volunteers! We couldn't do it without you! And a very special thanks to the Friends of the Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library and Rob's Hardware. 

Ellen Alfar

Shelbi Bryant

Alexandra Chavez

JiTerrrell Felix

When the children's librarian is away, the branch manager will play...

The Branch Librarian is taking over story time and she wants to have a party!  A Mo Willems party! Join us tomorrow on Thursday, August 20th at 10:30 am to celebrate the books starring The Pigeon, Piggy and Elephant, and Knuffle Bunny . We'll read some hilarious stories, make wearable crafts, eat Pigeon-friendly snacks and make Knuffe Bunny inspired art pages! All are welcome. Let us know you're coming! RSVP by clicking on the event here or call us at 281-821-1320. See you there!


There's still time!

It's the final week, but there's still time to log your books or reading time and get your prize for the summer reading program. Kids get a free book and a certificate, teens get a draw string backpack (pictured here) and entered into a drawing to win a Kindle Fire, and  adults also get chance at a Kindle Fire as well as a Summer Reading Program water bottle and entry into a drawing to win a Half Price Book Store gift certificate. (Half Price book store prizes at the Baldwin Boettcher Branch only).

To log your books click on this link, call the branch at 281-821-1320 or stop by the information desk. To claim your prize, visit us at the branch. Remember, anything read since June 1 counts! Happy reading! 

Did You Miss It?

Did you miss the 3D Printer classes this summer at Baldwin Boettcher Library? No worries! You can access the presentation here (double click on links and videos in the presentation that you'd like to explore to open them):

 

And click the pic below for more 3D printing and maker space activities at HCPL:

Smile!

Stop by Baldwin Boettcher and snap a pic in our photo booth. Lots of fun looks to choose from! Check out some of the highlights from this summer...

 

This Week at Baldwin Boettcher...

Check out the fun we had with you guys at the library this week! And there's more to come! For information on upcoming programs, click on our calendar to find out what we've got coming up and to register or you can call us at 281-821-1320.

 

 

Oh, that is TOO cool...

Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library is hosting an introductory 3D Printing class Thurs, June 11 at 11 a.m. Come see a 3D printer for yourself, learn about the cool things people are doing with the technology, and get an introduction to Tinkercad - a 3D design creation website. Click here to sign up for a spot or call 281-821-1320.

Can't wait until Thursday? Check out the video below to see how this technology enables people to draw in midair. 

 

Congratulations, Hector!


Congratulations to one of Baldwin Boettcher Library's very own on his recent graduation! Our shelver, Hector Refugio, graduated from Lonestar College with an Associate in Arts degree. He will begin attending University of Houston Downtown this fall where he will pursue a degree in accounting. Way to go, Hector!

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