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Summer Reading Program

The 2019 Summer Reading Program is right around the corner! This year's program, A Universe of Stories, begins June 3rd and runs through August 3rd.

Come by the library starting June 3rd to register or register online at hcpl.beanstack.org and begin reading and completing activities to win fun prizes. Our online calendar of events lists many fun activities going on at the library this summer. 

 

If you have any questions please contact the South Houston Branch Library at 832-927-5530. 

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May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. To celebrate this month, we have several programs for children, teens and adults to enjoy.

Wednesday, May 8th at 4:30 pm - Origami for Teens ages 11 and up

Monday, May 13th at 1:30 pm - Japanese Fan Craft for adults

Wednesday, May 15th at 4:30 pm - Candy Sushi for children ages 6 and up

Take a look at our events calendar for more programs this May. 

Bird Origami Image Credit : pixabay.com : CC0 Creative Commons

Mother's Day Craft Box

Children ages 6 and up are invited to our Mother's Day craft on Wednesday, May 1st at 4:30 p.m. Come by the library to decorate a small box to gift to a special mother in your life, which can be used as a jewelry or other special trinket box. All supplies are provided courtesy of the Friends of the South Houston Library. A special Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful mothers in our lives.

 

Fitness Class

The South Houston Branch Library has a Fitness Class every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.  Adults are invited to join us for a 45 minute low-intensity video exercise class. Fitness Class is held in our meeting room, rain or shine. If you are looking for a fun place to exercise, join us next Tuesday. 

For more information about this program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

Exercise Image Credit : pixabay.com : CC0 Creative Commons

Coffee & Crochet

Do you like to crochet or would you like to learn? Adults are invited to join us for Coffee & Crochet next week on Thursday, March 28th at 10:30 a.m. Have fun working on a project or get started on making chains with yarn and needles.

All materials are provided by the Friends of the South Houston Branch Library. 

For more information about this program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

 

 

Crochet Image Credit : pixabay.com : CC0 Creative Commons

Teen Pokémon Terrarium

Teens ages 12 and up are invited to enjoy a Pokémon craft this Wednesday, March 20th at 4:30 p.m. Teens can come and make a small terrarium habitat in a jar for a small Pokémon to live in.

All supplies are provided courtesy of the Friends of the South Houston Library.

 

Free Immunizations

The Harris Health System Troubleshooters Unit will be offering FREE immunizations for children ages 0-18 years old next Thursday, March 14th, from 10:00am to 2:00pm here at the South Houston Branch Library. Please bring immunization record. No appointment is necessary, but immunizations are first come, first served. 

For more information, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

Read Across America

Read Across America is an event which takes place in March and celebrates reading and literacy. Children are invited to our Read Across America program on Monday, March 4th at 4:00 pm. Participants will be able to play games, choose a free book to take home, and enjoy a slice of delicious cake. 

Thank you to Panaderia Tierra Caliente for the generous donation of a cake for our celebration.

 

 

Mancala Strategy Game

February is African American History Month, and we invite children ages 6 and up to come to the library and discover the ancient strategy and counting game Mancala. Mancala describes several strategy and counting games which originated in Africa more than a thousand years ago. Mancala games are some of the oldest strategy games and are played all over the world. During this program, participants will learn how to play a version of Mancala on both a physical wooden board and a digital application. Join us on Monday, February 18 at 4:30 pm to learn about Mancala.

For more information about this program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

Teen No-Sew Pillow

Teens ages 12 and up are invited to a fun Valentine's Day craft activity on Wednesday, February 6 @ 4:30 pm. Come by and create a heart-shaped pillow perfect for Valentine's Day. All materials are provided by the Friends of the South Houston Library.

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