Community Craft – Chinese New Year Dragon January 27th @ 3-5 PM [6+]


     To celebrate Chinese New Year, our Community Craft project will be creating a Dragon Puppet. The Dragon Dance is a traditional part of the Chinese New Year festival celebration.

     Join us on January 27th from 3 to 5 PM in the Library Community Room to create your own dragon and train it to dance at home.



Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Hours

mlkWe will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2016, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  

We will reopen on Tuesday, January 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

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Holiday Hours

Maud Marks Library will close at 5 PM on December 30, 2016.  In observance of the New Year we will remain closed until 10 AM on Tuesday January 3, 2017. You can still download books and movies through our eBooks and More page. And for a look into our upcoming programs check our Calendar. Please have a safe weekend and and a Happy New Year! We'll see you again in 2017. 

New Year Holiday Library Hours

We will close early on Friday, December 30, at 5:00 pm.

We will be closed Saturday, December 31, through Monday, January 2.

We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 10:00 am.

We wish you a Happy New Year!

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Christmas Holiday Hours!


Merry Christmas an Happy Holidays!  We hope everyone has a safe and fun Holiday weekend!  We will be closed December 23  through December 26 and open on Tuesday, December 27 at 10 am.

Christmas and New Year's Hours

Baldwin Boettcher Library 2016 Holiday Hours:

December 22nd: 10 am-5 pm
December 23rd-26th: Closed, Christmas Holiday
December 27th-29th: Open, regular hours
December 30th: 1-5 pm
December 31, 2016-January 2nd, 2017: Closed for New Year's Holiday

Christmas Holiday Library Hours

ChristmasWe will close early on Thursday, December 22, at 5:00 pm.

The storytimes will take place as scheduled:
Toddler time—10:00 a.m.
Preschool time—11:00 a.m.

The afternoon computer class has been canceled.

We will be closed Friday, December 23, through Monday, December 26.
We will reopen on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 10:00 am.

We wish you a Merry Christmas!

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Grinch to Visit Storytime

The Grinch who stole Christmas visits Story Time! Come meet and take a picture with the Grinch!  Storytime begins Tuesday, December 20 at 10:15 am. 

Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

Polar Express Family Movie Night and Pajama Party!

Ticket for Polar Express Program Made at La Porte LibraryJoin us for our Polar Express Family Movie Night! Come dressed in your favorite pajamas. Enjoy the movie, some hot chocolate and more! Monday, December 19, at 6 pm. Free for the whole family!


December Holiday Hours Schedule

The Northwest Branch Library December & January Holiday hours of operation are:

  • December 22nd, 2016: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • December 23rd, 2016: Closed, Christmas Holiday
  • December 24th, 2016: Closed, Christmas Holiday
  • December 26th, 2016: Closed, Christmas Holiday
  • December 30th, 2016: 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • December 31st, 2016: Closed New Years Eve
  • January 2nd, 2017: Closed New Years Day

Online account access will still be available along with all of our electronic services. Library items can be returned via the exterior book drop at the Northwest Location. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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