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Create Your Own Patch

PatchesTeens, complete that DIY wardrobe by creating you own patches to go onto your clothes. Patches are essential for expressing one's self and there's no better patch for that than one you create from scratch. They're your very own mini blank canvases!

As always this is a free program. Join us in the meeting room Wednesday, June 15, at 4:00 PM.

Chill Skills for the Summer

Teens in the LibraryTeens, join us for Chill Skills. Cy-Fair Community Youth Services Specialist, Theresa Williams, will be on hand to discuss anger management, social skills, and dealing with bullies and self-esteem. We'll meet at 4:00 PM every other Thursday, starting June 9. A parent/guardian signature is required to attend Chill Skills, and the permission slip is available day of at each program.

Thinking About Buying a House?

Row of homesAre you interested in buying a house, but have no idea what is needed or where to begin? Join us Saturday, June 11, at 2:00 PM for an introduction into home buying. Real estate professional, Karen Lamber, will be on hand to speak about home buying and taking the sting out of the process.

If you are thinking about starting the home buying process, then come and get some tips.

Petting Zoo Tommorrow!

Cartoon Child Petting a GoatIt was a blast having ZOOfari here this past Saturday. If you weren't able to make it, don't fret. We have Martha's Petting Zoo coming tomorrow!

Come and meet a farm animal like a llama, deer, pot-bellied piglets, lambs, goats, rabbits, and more. The program will run from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM and is fro children, ages 3-5. Just look for the animals in front of the library. 

Hedgehogs, and Lemurs, and Rabbits! Oh, my!

Lemur

This Saturday, at 2:00 PM, we will have Wild Things Zoofari.  Some of the exotic animals they might bring include the squirrel monkey, ring-tailed lemur,  chinchilla, Angora rabbit, gray short-tailed opossum, bearded dragon, marmoset, hedgehog, crested porcupine, blue and gold macaw, and red kangaroo.

The program is free and for ages 5-11. Space is limited, so a ticket will be required. Tickets will become available at the information desk 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. 

It’s not just about the fun of seeing exciting exotic animals up close. The aim is to inspire the children to learn more about these animals and urge them to protect them, as well as their native habitats.

Live a Colorful Life

kaleidoscopeThe long weekend is coming. It's time to get into relaxation mode. Adults, we have just the thing to get you started. Join us Friday, May 27, at 2:00 PM for our adult coloring class. There's no need to bring anything. We'll supply the pencils and designs. You just come with your creativity. Of course, if you want to bring your own materials that's fantastic too. Show off your works of art!

Kaminari Taiko Japanese Drumming this Saturday

Taiko DrumsThis Saturday, come and listen to the Japanese drumming of Kaminari Taiko and learn more about the musical instruments, techniques and culture for Asian Pacific Heritage Month. They will perform for about 30 minutes then everyone will get the chance to try out the instruments themselves. This program is for all ages and will be held outside at the back of the parking lot by the tennis courts.

We will provide chairs, but feel free to bring your own. Weather permitting, we'll start at 1:00 PM. Remember to bring your cameras. 

Enjoy this preview.

Join Us for the Next eMedia Class

Customers using iPadSummer is coming, so start gathering your leisure reading! This is the perfect time to start checking out the library's eMedia collection. The Northwest Branch is ready to help you download free library materials to your device (Kindle, iPad, etc.). We regularly hold sessions on the ins and outs of using your devices with our collection. Our next session will be on Saturday, May 28, at 10:00 AM.

Join us for Some Origami

Origami CranesWho feels like doing some origami? Learn to fold paper to make fun creations Monday, May 16, at 4:30 PM.  All the supplies will be provided. This program is for kids 8+. Come join us!

Library Hosting Henna Program

Henna HandJoin us Saturday, May 14, at 2:00 PM for our henna program. This hand painting is an artistic custom practiced in many cultures around  the world and now it can be your turn to participate. Henna is not permanent, but instead stains the skin. Those who wish to participate must sign the consent form. If you have any questions about the program, then just call us at 281-890-2665 and ask for Gwendolyn.

Ages 11 and up.

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