Mandy Carrico's blog

What Better Day to Reopen Than on Leap Day?

On Monday, Feb 29th, the Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library will be reopening to the public with new hours:

Mondays 1 pm - 8 pm, Tuesdays 10 am - 6 pm, Wednesdays 10 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 6 pm, Fridays 1 pm - 6 pm, and Saturdays 10 am - 5 pm. We are closed on Sundays.

Early Voting

We are still an early voting location and the early voting room will be open during this time.

AARP

AARP will be returning to the library on Wednesday, Mar 2. They are temporarily located at:

AARP Tax Aide Temporarily Located at St. James Church


 

 

During our closure, the AARP Tax Aide will be temporarily relocated down the street from us at St. James Church:


St James Catholic Church
22800 Aldine Westfield Rd
Humble, TX 77338

This is a free service. Services begin on Monday, February 1. Available times are:

Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12 pm - 4 pm
Saturdays from 9 am - 12 pm.

For more information on what documents to bring with you, please click on this link:

http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

Remembering Edward Baldwin Boettcher, Jr.

A member of the Boettcher family, Edward Baldwin Boettcher, Jr., passed away on December 13, 2015. He was 94 years old. The Boettcher family donated the land for the library and will always be a part of our hearts. Information about Mr. Boettcher and memorial details can be found at by clicking here.

Teen Baking Program Makes Pumpkin Cookies

The teens made soft, delicious pumpkins cookies this month for the Teen Baking Program!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you miss it? Check out the recipe! We have a teen program every month. Check out our calendar to see the next one.

 

Poe-inspired Teen Fiction For You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin

Meet Denise Bossarte

The Secret Garden Photography Art show, featuring the plant life of Mercer Arboretum,  is in its final days.  It will be on display until November 20th for you to enjoy.  Here is one of our featured artists, Denise Bossarte.  She has provided several of her photographs for the show.  One of them is called Watch Your Fingers.  She has a wonderful variety of beautiful photographs for you to enjoy.  So come take a look while they are here on display.

Read 'em Before You Watch 'em

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out our collection for these soon-to-be-adapted-into-film books:

 

Author: Rick Yancey

Movie Details: Releases Jan 15, 2016. Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, and Maika Monroe

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Skull Art

For this month's teen program, we're making SKULL ART using a board, nails, hammer, and string. Come join us for this spooky handyman-inspired craft! Saturday, Oct 24 @ 2 pm. Ages 10 years and up. Please register by calling 281-821-1320 or clicking here.

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