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Summer Programs @ ALD

Those of you who didn't attend the Texas Snakes program last month missed out on a slithering good time. Kids, what was your favorite Summer Reading Program event at the Aldine Library?

 

Goodness Gracious Snakes Alive!

Snakes inside the building? Don't worry. They're part of the Texas Snakes program coming to the Aldine Library on Wednesday, July 31st @ 3 PM. Come learn about the different snakes that reside in our state in this fun, informative, and hands-on program. 

Dominos Pizza Party @ ALD Coming Soon!

Hey kids, the Dominos Pizza Party @ the Aldine Library is just one week away! The sign up starts on the MONDAY before the event (22 July). There will be two programs (2pm & 3pm). At the time of sign up, choose which program you would like to attend (we will have two different colored tickets: one color for the 2 pm show and another color for the 3 pm show). Children must be present to pick up tickets. There will be a maximum # of 25 children per program. Children 6 and older may attend. Prepare to have fun! 

Computer Classes @ Aldine Library!

Just starting to use the computer? Are you new to the internet? Do you want to explore Word 2007 and learn how to create and edit documents? Then step right on over to the Aldine Library and sign up for our free computer courses! Classes are held on Wednesday evenings and Thursday / Saturday mornings. A signup sheet for each class is available on a clipboard at the checkout counter. Don't delay! Sign up today and start brushing up on your computer skills!

 

Zumba takes a break

On Thursday June 20th, the Aldine Library had its first Zumba class. Adults enjoyed gathering in the Meeting Room and participating in a fast-paced workout with dance and aerobic elements. This week, the Zumba class will not be meeting. Also, the library will be closed on Thursday, July 4th. Zumba at the Aldine Library will resume on Thursday, July 11th at 5 PM.

3 Times the Fun

The Summer Reading Program is on at the Aldine Library. A family of triplets- Shirley, Ricardo, and Sheiley- received a free book and certificate of completion on Thursday, June 20th after having each read 10 books. Have you signed up? Summer reading is for everyone- kids, teens, and adults!

Children's Zumba!

Dancing and working out. What could it be? It's Zumba for little ones you see! Dance and exercise is a great combination. The only requirement is good concentration!

The Aldine Library had a fun and exciting Little Zumba dance workout for children on the afternoon of June 12th. A Zumba instructor was on hand to lead children in this energizing workout.

* * Adults, we will have a Zumba class for GROWN UPS starting Thursday, May 20th at 5 PM in the Meeting Room.* *
 

 

Clowning Around at Aldine

Ber Ber the Clown visited the Aldine Library on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 5th in the first event for Summer Reading Program 2013. Ber Ber read a story to a group of children in attendance while another group of kids acted out the narrative in costumes (complete with a king and queen). Afterwards, Ber Ber sculpted animals from balloons for the children.

Partnership Appreciation

The Aldine Library attended the AISD Partnership Appreciation Luncheon held at the Intercontinental Airport DoubleTree Hotel on Monday, May 28th. At the lunch, business and community partners, including Aldine Branch Library, were recognized for their support of the school district during the 2012-2013 academic year. The Aldine Library looks forward to working with the Aldine Independent School District in the year ahead.

 

Zumba!

Adults, have you heard of Zumba? It's an exercise routines that feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. It's a fusion of Latin and International music - dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! And it's coming to the Aldine Library! Beginning THURSDAY, JUNE 20TH, Zumba will be offered in the Meeting Room from 5-6 PM. A trained instructor will be here to lead the class. For a full schedule of Zumba dates at the Aldine Library, see our branch calendar. See you there!

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