Literacy

Wags & Tales

Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs will be joining us again on September 19 at 4:30pm. These furry friends love to listen to children read and help build their literacy skills. You do not want to miss it! Tickets will be available 15 minutes prior to the event at the children’s information desk. 

Journal Group

Everyone is invited to this beginner's writing group. Participants write a few pages each time in response to suggested prompts, and share if they wish in an informal setting.

Journal Group will be meeting on Monday, September 17th at 1:30pm. 

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

 

Evening Book Club @ Barbara Bush

Looking for a book club that isn't during your workday? We've got one for you! It's not too late to join our evening book club. Evening book club will be meeting on September 11th at 7:00pm to discuss The Address by Fiona Davis. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy, request it through our catalog, or check a digital copy out through Overdrive

Homeschool Support Group

Starting in September, we will be offering a Homeschool Support Group. Each month, we will highlight a different theme and discuss with suggested materials. In September, we will be meeting on September 15th and the theme is Reading Aloud / English Language Arts & Reading. 

Variety of backgrounds, religious beliefs, and lifestyles are encouraged. We come with an open mind and words of encouragement. Reflect, pick brains, grow, and plan for the future.

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800. 

We look forward to hearing and sharing experiences and knowledge. 

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

What We're Reading

The librarians at the Evelyn Meador Branch Library read A LOT of books! I’m sure that comes as no surprise to you. Today, we decided to share some of what we are reading. This might even help you know who to ask for the next time you need a book recommendation.

New Baby Times!

New Baby Story Times!

Starting Monday, Sepember 10th, we will offer 2 different Baby Times:

one for babies aged 0-11 months, and another for babies aged 12-18 months.

You can get a free ticket per child from the Children's Desk 15 mintues before each story time begins.

 

We also have new board books and picture books

Meet the Therapy Dogs

Picture of Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs groupJoin us for a chance to meet the Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs next Wednesday, August 22nd! These dogs are the stars of our literacy program, Wags and Tales. You'll learn more about the program, learn about what therapy dogs do, and of course you'll get to say hello to our furry friends.

Meet the Therapy Dogs
Wed., August 22nd
4:30-5:30
Earl Elliott Room

Summer Reading Summary

Now that our Summer Reading Program is officially over, and everyone is coming in to get their prizes (by the way, if you haven’t gotten your prize, come to the Reference Desk before August 18th to get it), we at the Evelyn Meador Library thought it might interest our patrons to find out how our Summer Reading Program went. As such, we decided that we would share some of our statistics for summer reading and show how great our summer went.

A Special Volunteer Opportunity

CitizenshipIf you’re looking for a way to help the people of your community, how about helping them prepare for the U.S. Citizenship test? We have a training session for citizenship tutors coming up on Wednesday, July 25, from 1-5 pm. You can register for it through our events calendar. We provide the materials for the class. Please call if you have any questions.
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Happy Stay Out of the Sun Day!

For those of you reading this post on July 3, have a wonderful Stay Out of the Sun Day! We at the Evelyn Meador Branch Library hope you are celebrating this important national holiday appropriately by staying inside and reading a book, the way that every holiday should be celebrated. If not, make sure that you are wearing lots of sunscreen, and keeping cool while you are outside reading your book. It would be a shame if you got sunburned while you were outside reading, and we would really rather you not get hurt when you are reading your book ever. Physically at least. We can’t help you if you get emotionally hurt.

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