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Summer Is Here!

School is out and summer is here. What to do? Head over to the Aldine Library! We have alot going on. Check out our online calendar. We have programs for children each week at 3 PM. Also, we have a Lego Club for kids on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month at 2 PM.

Teens, we have a Comic Book Club that meets from 3-5 PM every Monday as part of Teen Hangs. Also, teens, we are showing super hero movies on Fridays at 3 PM on the following dates: June 19th, July 10th, July 17th, and July 31st.

A Taste of the Caribbean

Come celebrate National Caribbean American Heritage Month at the Aldine Library! During the first part of June, patrons can vote for their favorite Caribbean dish from among a display of 20 different cuisines. On Wednesday, June 17th at 5 PM, , we will offer a a sample of the winning, regional dish. Enjoy!

Memorial Day & More

Hello Aldine Library friends. Just a quick reminder for parents- and all library users- that we will be no Pajama Storytime on Monday, May 25th as we will be CLOSED  for Memorial Day.

Además, no habrá clases de inglés el martes 26 de mayo.

And the winner is. . .


In celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, patrons at the Aldine Library chose from among a display of 10 different dishes from various regions of Asia and voted on their favorite during the first week of May. The dish with the most votes is. . . (drumroll). . . .the shrimp curry plate from Myanmar (Burma)! Now, on Wednesday May 20th at 5 PM we are offering a sample of this delicious food for your enjoyment. See you then! 

 

Samsara

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Want to do some armchair traveling and see some beautiful, haunting, and striking images of Asia and the world?

A Taste of Asia


Come celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month at the Aldine Library by sampling a delicious treat! Choose from among a descriptive display of 10 different dishes from various regions of Asia. Vote on your favorite food during the first week of May. On May 20th, we will provide a sample of the winning dish for your enjoyment. Check it out!

Did You Know? Test Guides Online

Need to study for the GED, GRE, or SAT? Both test guides and practice tests based on official exams are available online through an HCPL database called Learning Express Improved. The database features different Learning Centers to help with adult learning, computer skills, college preparation, and high school equivalency.

Needle and Thread

Adults, do you like to sew? The Aldine Library is starting up a Needle and Thread Club on Tuesdays of each week at 2 PM. Bring your sewing materials. We'll learn, share, and have fun!

A Rhyme and Reason

Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world.  The Aldine Library will be celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture throughout the month. We will be reading poems over the library loud speaker to expose everyone in the library to our collection. Get ready to hear some good poetry!

The Big Spring Clean


Ah, spring time. Warmer temps, Spring Break, and cleaning! Here at Aldine we are having our annual Library Spring Cleanup Day on the morning of Wednesday, March 11th from 9:30 am - 12 pm. We are seeking volunteers from the community who will help us prepare for the summer by dusting, wiping down tables, picking up litter, and performing general housekeeping duties. If you can join us and help out call the library at (281) 445-5560.  

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