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La Porte ISD Celebrates 100 Years

The celebration of La Porte ISD’s 100th Anniversary will culminate with activities during Homecoming weekend Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.  There will be a  very special appearance at the opening ceremony 10:00 am Oct 1 by La Porte’s own Kerron Clement, a 2003 La Porte High School graduate. Clement recently won a gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and he is returning to his alma mater for the celebration. A 100th Anniversary Block Party will follow with a wide variety of games and activities. 

Little Explorers: Tape, Paint, Ta Da!!

This month's Little Explorers class will be about taping and painting a work of art. Little Explorers is 30 to 45 minutes of sensory exploration and discovery for ages 0 - 5 years old and their caregivers. Please dress to get messy! Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.This program will be Wednesday, September 14 at 10:15 am.

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Daycare Story Time

This is a preschool age story time for daycare organizations in the community. If your daycare group is interested please contact the Children's Librarian at 281-471-4022. This is a bi-monthly program held on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 11:00 am

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Puppetry Workshop

We are looking for kids who want to join our puppetry guild. Learn the basics of Puppetry! For 4th graders & up.We will be meeting every Thursday in September at 4:00 pm.  Lasts approximately 45-60 minutes. No pre-registration required. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

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Intro to PowerPoint 2013

Come and let us show you how to create a PowerPoint presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. The class is scheduled for  Thursday, September 1 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.  Call the library to sign up for this or other classes at 281-471-4022.

Back to School

As the kids go back to school, be sure and check out the Kids button on our website www.hcpl.net . You will find lots of links to educational sites, book lists, homework help, and fun things as well.

Here's hoping the new school year is the best ever for all our children! 

Annual End of Summer Party

Celebrate with us the end of another successful summer of reading and programs. The Annual End of the Summer Party will be Thursday, August 4 @ 2:00 pm! Entertainment provided by Incredible Events! For all ages. No pre-registration required. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

Free Internet Basics Class

Learn how to use the basic features of Google Chrome, Google search, Maps and more. Please call or visit the library to sign up in advance. The class will be held Thursday, July 28 10:30 am - 12:30 pm.

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Aladdin Marionette Puppet Show

Renowned puppeteer Jean Kuecher of Marionette Playhouse presents: Aladdin and Princess Jasmine! The show begins  Thursday, July 21 at 2:00 pm. For ages 6 and up. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

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Free Computer Basics Class

 This class introduces a first time user to the desktop computer. Participants will be familiarized with terms used and with different components and features of the computer. The class will be held Thursday, July 14 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm. Please call to register 281-471-4022. 

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