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Green Thumb Lecture Series: Fall Vegetable Gardening

Fall gardenHave you ever thought about extending the growing season for your edibles into the fall?  If not, here’s your chance to find out how to grow and harvest autumn crops.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present their July lecture on fall vegetable gardening.  Get ready to get busy!  The days will eventually get cooler, working in the garden will be fun again, and hopefully, you’ll be ready to show off fall’s bounty. 

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  July 19, 2016
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

Photo credit: www.motherearthnews.com

Upcoming Fun4Seniors Trips departing from Kingwood Branch Library

f4sHarris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in August and September 2016. Please visit here to see the remainder trips for July. Participating is simple. Participants must be 50 years and older and must register for trips by calling 281-893-3726. All trips depart from and return to Kingwood Branch Library located at 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339. Transportation is free and lunch is on your own. Some destinations require an admission fee. All trips require registering by calling 281-893-3726 in order to participate.

Get Moving! with the Houston Food Bank July 27th @ 2:30 PM [5+]

 

      Get Moving! is one of the Nutrition Education programs brought to us by the Houston Food Bank that explores and informs us about the different benefits that exercise brings to our daily lives.

     Join us in the Library Community Room on July 27th at 2:30 PM at the Parker Williams Branch to Get Moving!

 

 

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Pokemon Go @ North Channel Library

Pokemon!! Gotta catch 'em all!! Have you downloaded the Pokemon Go app?
We have plenty of Pokemon here at North Channel Library.
We are a Pokestop so be sure to drop by anytime, (even after hours), to collect your Pokeballs, Raspberries, and Potions. Be on the lookout for the lures that are dropped throughout the day.
Be sure to let staff know your Level and your favorite Pokemon that you have caught, evolved, or hatched.

Get fit with Kickboxing and Toro!

This week we've got some great programs for the kiddos. On Tuesday, July 19th from 3-4pm, we've got a demonstration by Walker's Championship Karate & Kickboxing. Come on by to learn some cool moves! On Thursday, July 21st at 3pm, we've got Toro from the Houston Texans coming by. He's going to talk to us about getting healthy and active! Be sure to stop on by this week for some great programs! 

Lego WeDo Robotics Camp August 8th-11th @ 2:00-3:30 PM [8-13]

The Parker Williams Branch is hosting our first ever Lego WeDo Robotics Camp. The camp will teach how to use the Lego version of Scratch and will have the campers do several WeDo builds.

 

Pre-registration is required due to WeDo kit availability. There will be 12 campers allowed. Registration will open up at the reference desk on July 25th at 1PM.

Please join us in the Library Community Room from 2-3:30 PM on August 8th through August 11th at the Parker Williams Library.

Summer Sports Movie – The Absent Minded Professor (G) July 21st @ 2:00 PM [3+] 97 min.

 

 

“A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.” – imdb.com


Please join us in the Library Community Room on July 21st at 2:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch for a series of summer sports movies. 

 

 

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Thomas Davis The Snakeman July 20th @ 2:30 PM [3+]

 

    Join us on July 20th at 2:30 PM in the Library Community Room to learn about and see an amazing assortment of snakes brought by Thomas Davis to the Parker Williams Branch.

 

 

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What's Happening Next Week? -Children's Edition

Hey Parents! Bring the kids next week for two great programs! 

photo courtesy of Nature Discovery Center

On Tuesday, July 12th, we will have the Nature Discovery Center presenting their Back to the Bone program! For kids who love animals, Back to the Bone talks about various animals and their backbones! Learn more about these animals with various specimens and live animals. Includes sorting and comparing skills.

Event Info: Nature Discovery Center: Back to the Bone
Date: Tuesday, July 12th
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Location: Community Center Activity Room - Across from Library
Additional Info: Call 281-376-4610 for more info on program. 

 

Mick Corley – Reading Is For Winners July 13th @ 2:30 PM [3+]

 

Through puppetry, storytelling, and song, Mick Corely is going to entertain and educate us why reading is for winners. 

 

 

Please join us in the Library Community Room at 2:30 PM on July 13th at the Parker Williams Library.

 

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