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Pokemon Madness

Friday, August 19th @2:00
Pokémon Madness

It's Back!  Get ready for even more Pokémon Madness!

Poké lures, PokéCrafts, snacks, & more!!

Hi, PokémonGo players!

If you play PokémonGo or are about to start - come join us on August 19th  at 2pm for a Poké Madness event and catch them all! Our library is a Poké Stop!


The event will include:
2 hours of Poké stop lures
Poké Crafts
Snacks and Drinks
Poké Guides for Parents and Kids

Event Type: All Ages
Age Group(s): All Ages
Date: 8/19/2016
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM


3-D Printer Demonstration

3d Printer3-D Printer Demonstration

Wednesday, August 17th @ 2pm

Join us at the Octavia Fields Branch Library for a 3-D printer demonstration.  Learn how the printers work and what they make.  All ages are invited!


Image from Creative Tools.

Healthy and Happy with H.E.Buddy

H.E.BuddyTuesday, August 16th @ 4pm.

Join us at the Octavia Fields Branch Library for a new series of programs-Healthy and Happy with H.E.Buddy.  This series, presented in collaboration with H.E.B., will take place on the third Tuesday of each month at 4pm.

The first program in the series, Back to School-Healthy Snacks, will take place on Tuesday, August 16th, at 4pm.  There will be fun activities and tasty food demonstrations.  Come and meet H.E.Buddy!  

Passport Services @ the Octavia Fields Library

Passport Services at the Octavia Fields LibraryDon't forget!  The Harris County District Clerk's office will be processing passport applications at the Octavia Fields Branch Library, from 1pm-7pm, today (July 14th).

Healthy Kids Tour

Fruit and vegetable bicycle

Come and join the Healthy Kids Tour on Friday, June 24, at 1;30 pm.  Children and parents are invited to take part in a journey through healthy lifestyle changes with fun, hands-on activities.

Learn about the importance of good health through whole food nutrition, effects of sugar, fat, the importance of a healthy breakfast, hydration, motion, label reading and much more.

Fun with Furry Friends

Child reading with dogOctavia Fields Library is proud to announce a new program at your library.  Wrap your paws around a good book with these fabulous furry friends.  

Faithful Paws will be here on the third Saturday of each month at 3pm.  

School age children (5-12) are invited to read aloud their favorite picture books to the certified therapy dogs from Faithful Paws. 

Join us for a tail wagging good time on Saturday, June 18th.   For more information, please contact the library.

May the Fourth Be With You

Happy May 4th from the staff at the Octavia Fields Library!

Book Sale

It's time for the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale at the Octavia Fields Branch Library.  Find a great deal on used books, dvds, and other items.  All proceeds benefit library programing.

The sale starts today and runs through Saturday, April 16th.  Don't miss out on this chance to find a great deal and support the library.

End of Summer Wrap-Up

I know the schools are back in session and the temperature is slightly cooler, but let’s take a moment and look back at this year’s Summer Reading Program. 

2015 Summer Reading Program Prize Winners

More than 750 children and adults signed up for the Summer Reading Program at the Octavia Fields Branch Library.  Forty children read 100 books or more.  We also had great attendance for our children’s, teen, and adult activities.

At the end of the summer, we held drawings for prizes in each age category.  We look forward to celebrating reading and summer with all of you again next year!

Friends of the Octavia Fields Library Spring Book Sale

The Friends of Octavia Fields Branch Library will hold its Spring Book Sale Saturday, April 11th through Saturday, April 18th.  The sale will operate during regular library hours.

All proceeds from the Book Sale go to the Friends of Octavia Fields Library, and make library programming possible.  Programming includes, children’s and young adult crafts; the summer reading program; the adult book club; and, much more!

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