Crafts

Dia De Los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating November 2nd @ 4:00-5:30 PM [All Ages]

 

 

Dia De Los Muertos is a family holiday for gathering and remembering family and friends that have past.

In the spirit of this holiday, we ask that you and your family to gather with us on November 2nd from 4:30-5:30 in the Library Community Room to decorate a Sugar Skull and share some of your favorite memories.

Grade School Programs This Week

We have TWO great programs for your grade-schoolers this week at the Fairbanks Branch Library. Tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 4:45 pm we'll be holding a Dia De Los Muertos Craft. On Friday, Nov. 3 we'll be holding Pokemon Club at 4:45 pm. Come on out and enjoy these programs! Call 713-466-4438 for more information.

Adult Programs in November

Word "November " Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Beginner Origami: Thursday, November 2, 11:00 am. Join Ms. Derry to make an origami turkey for your Thanksgiving feast! Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Terra Nova Children’s Home: Monday, November 6, 7:00 pm. The Terra Nova Children’s Home in Zambia was founded by La Porte residents Tom and Amy Morrow in 2006. Learn about their experiences in creating this home for orphaned children. Free, no registration required. Open to all ages.

Medicare Learning Event: Monday, November 13, 7:00 pm. La Porte resident Steve Baker of BakerSeniors will give an informative and educational program about Medicare. Clear up the confusion!  Free and open to everyone. No registration required.

Knitting Circle for Adults: Tuesday, November 14 & 28, 10:00 am. Bring your current project. Every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Free. No registration required.

Book Discussion for Adults: Monday, November 20, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Join us to discuss How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny, a cozy mystery set in a fictional village in Canada. Free. For Ages 18+. No registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 if you would like us to reserve a copy for you.

One-on-One Computer Help: Thursday, November 30, 10:30 am. Are you having trouble with your email? Need help using your smart phone? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Free. Registration required. Register for a 30 minute time slot by calling 281-471-4022.

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Adult Services & Technology Training Courses This November

 

Adults - Here's what we've planned for November in Adult Services & Technology Training Courses. Click on the following link to download your own copy.
- https://drive.google.com/…/0B34EIlkz42-9SGlQTm9UUlh0c…/view…

Crochet Cornucopia

Do you know how to crochet or would you like to learn? Crochet is a fun and relaxing hobby that allows you to make anything you can imagine - clothing, decorations, stuffed animals, and much more. This Thursday, October 26 we will be starting a cornucopia project during our monthly Coffee & Crochet program for adults. You are invited to join us at 10:30 am for this fun project, and enjoy a cup of coffee while you work. All materials are provided, some materials are provided by the Friends of the South Houston Library. 

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

Tricks, Treats, and Tales

Everyone is welcome on Friday, October 27 at 4:30 pm to out Tricks, Treats, and Tales program. Come trick out some fantastic fall and Halloween crafts and attend one of our two Storytelling sessions. The attendance at the Storytelling sessions will be limited and tickets will be provided an hour before the program. Costumes are welcome! For more information call 713-466-4438.

Community Craft – Hocus Pocus (PG) and Billy Bones Skeleton Art October 26th @ 4 PM [All Ages]

“After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all.” – imdb.com

Join us on Thursday, October 26th for a frightfully fun time watching Hocus Pocus.

The kids will be making Billy Bones skeleton art with cotton swabs.

Adults will be decorating wine glass candleholders in a variety of different variations.

Come have a spook-tacular time with us at the Parker Williams Branch in the Library Community Room. 

DIY Book Pumpkin

Fall has arrived, and this week the temperature will finally be falling into the 70s! If you are looking for a creative way to decorate your home this season, we invite you to join us on Monday, October 16 @ 1:30 pm for a DIY Book Pumpkin Craft for adults. In this simple craft, we will be creating beautiful pumpkins out of old donated paperback books.  

All materials will be provided. Some materials provided courtesy of the Friends of the South Houston Library. For more information, please contact the library at 832-927-5530.

Yarn Pumpkin Craft

If you are looking for ways to decorate your room for the Fall, we have the perfect craft for you! Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us next Thursday, October 19 @ 4:30 pm for a Yarn Pumpkin Craft.

Find out how to use a ballon to give structure to your pumpkin and decorate it with a stem and leaves. This will be the perfect decoration for Fall, and you will be able to keep it as long as you like.

All materials will be provided, be sure to come ready to have fun. For more information, please call the branch at 832-927-5530.

Teen DIY and a Movie – Fantastic Beasts (PG-13) and Make a Bowtrickle October 20th @ 3:45 PM [13+]

“The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.” – imdb.com


To get us all in the Halloween mood, we here at the Parker Williams Branch are getting ready by watching the recapture of Newt Scamander’s menagerie of fantastic beasts.

For those who are planning to be Newt for Halloween, you’ll be just that much closer to your costume as we are going to make a Bowtrickle to hide behind your lapel.

Join in on the fantastic fun on October 20th at 3:45 PM in the Library Community Room.

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