Adult Program

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Mark Twain"To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement."

Title to be discussed: any novel by Mark Twain.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, June 9, 6:30pm.  The time has come to either dust off one of your childhood favorites or venture into the less-known writings of Mark Twain.  During their next meeting, the Page Turners will discuss several of his novels and compare their plot and style.  Come and see if the great American writer has really killed most of his adjectives.

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Growing and Using Herbs

Herbs on the balconyHave you ever wondered whether gardening with herbs is challenging?  Have you attempted to grow herbs, but are getting tired of the constant trial and error?  Would you like to expand your gardening know-how or learn about the herbs’ various uses and benefits?  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will walk you through planting, growing, caring for, and using herbs.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  June 16, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

Copyright © Fresh herbs on my balcony by suzettesuzette; Flickr: 52748818@N07 / Creative Commons

May Computer Classes

Computer flowerIn May, we’ll be offering the following computer classes:

Computer Basics—May 7
Windows 8.1—May 14 (you must bring your own laptop)
Beginner Internet—May 21
Beginner Email Part 1—May 28

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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Japanese Floral Design Demonstration on Saturday, May 30 at 1:00 PM

Learn the art of Ikebana, Japanese Floral Design, on Saturday, May 30th from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM at Kingwood Branch Library. This demonstration is presented by Kingwood Garden Club member and floral designer, Jan Kramer and will feature two styles: Moribana and Sogetsu.

Cool Exhibitions for a Hot Summer Day

HMNS ChinaThe Houston Museum of Natural Science is currently featuring “China’s Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui.”  The exhibition features the most important discoveries from both Sanxingdui and Jinsha and examines the grea

Reducing Stress Through Meditation

May is National Meditation Month! Therefore the South Houston Public Library will be hosting a workshop on how to reduce your stress through meditation on Saturday, May 30th @ 11 am.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Yoga

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage month by learning some new yoga poses!  Stop by for yoga on Saturday, May 23rd at 1:00 PM.  It’s free and open to all ages and abilities.

Yoga image by Flickr user Victor Tongdee

And the winner is. . .


In celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, patrons at the Aldine Library chose from among a display of 10 different dishes from various regions of Asia and voted on their favorite during the first week of May. The dish with the most votes is. . . (drumroll). . . .the shrimp curry plate from Myanmar (Burma)! Now, on Wednesday May 20th at 5 PM we are offering a sample of this delicious food for your enjoyment. See you then! 

 

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