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Fun for All @ the Aldine Library Fall Festival!

Join us for the Aldine Library Fall Festival on Saturday, October 29th from 10 AM - 1 PM. Come enjoy face painting, a pumpkin carving contest, games, food and entertainment- free family fun for everyone! See you there! 

 

Fall into a book

Fall is finally here! We have set aside some Fall-related titles in our book display in the lobby of the Aldine Library. Let us know if you wish to check out one of these books. We would be glad to get one or more out for you. In the display case you will also see a flyer advertising our upcoming Fall Festival that will take place on Saturday, October 29th from 10 AM until 1 PM. Come take a look!

Flavor of Latin America

Hey kids! One week from today is our Flavor of Latin America program in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month!

Join us on Thursday, September 29th from 4:30-5:30 PM in the Meeting Room for some fun. We'll be making paper maracas, tortillas and listening to Latin music. See you then!

Summer Reading Program Numbers

illustration of books

How did the 2011 Summer Reading Program shape up at the Aldine Library? Here are the stats for our registrations:

 Adults: 289
 Kids: 2869
 Teens: 395

The Aldine Library had the highest registration totals of any Harris County Library branch in teen and kids!

Great job summer readers!


 


 

And the Winner is. . .

The Aldine Library has a branch winner of the 2011 ReaderNation Adult Summer Reading contest : Ms. Donna Penny! Ms. Penny has received a $50.00 gift certificate to Amazon.com.

Congratulations, Donna! Enjoy your gift card. And keep on reading!

Un Curso de Meditación

Junten con nosotros para celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en la Biblioteca de Aldine. ¿Se siente estresado? La Sra. Ginger Clark, profesor de la Universidad de las Américas en el estado de Puebla, México, ofrecerá una clase introductoria bilingüe sobre Vipassana, una técnica de meditación antigua. La clase estará en la Sala de reuniones en el sabado, 10 de septiembre a las 3 PM. Nos vemos allí!

 

Un Curso de Meditación

Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Aldine Library. Are you feeling stressed? Ms. Ginger Clark, an instructor at the Universidad de las Américas in the state of Puebla, Mexico, will offer a bilingual introductory class on Vipassana, an ancient meditation technique. The class will be held in the Meeting Room on Saturaday, September 10th at 3 PM. See you there!

 

 

SRP '11

light trails at night

The summer is going by fast! However, there is still plenty of time left to participate in the Summer Reading Program.

Sign up and grab a book today!

 

P.T. Barnum at 200

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus is coming to Houston! This year, the show is honoring the 200th anniversary of the birth of the legendary P.T. Barnum. Just who was P.T. Barnum? You can find out by reading our excellent biography P.T. Barnum: genius of the three-ring circus. Learn about the the father of the modern circus today!

June 3rd - August 6th

The Summer Reading Program is on at the Aldine Library! Sign up and participate today.

Also, don't forget about our excellent programming throughout the summer!

See you at the library!

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