Presentations

Meet Astronaut Franklin Chang Diaz

Join us at the Evelyn Meador Library on June 29th, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, for an afternoon with Astronaut and Author Franklin Chang Diaz. Dr.

Chang Diaz is Chairman and CEO of Ad Astra Rocket Company, which he founded in 2005 after a 25-year career as a NASA Astronaut. He is a veteran of seven space missions and he has logged over 1,600 hours in space, including 19 hours in three space walks. He holds a PhD in applied plasma physics from MIT and he is Adjunct Professor of Physics at Rice University and University of Houston.
He will discuss the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, what's next in Space, current projects with his company, and sign copies of his books.

Program is free and open to all.

Cinespace Saturday Shorts

CineSpace, a short film competition, is a collaboration between NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Society. Come enjoy the short film finalists from previous years and be inspired to try film making.

Join us on June 22nd at 2pm for this fun program! 

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.

Evelyn Meador Library's Birthday!

On June 27th, starting at 3:30, come in to the library to celebrate our birthday! We'll have events all around the library, so come in and:

  • Meet Happy the Clown and eat birthday cake!
  • Make personalized buttons in the Teen Isle.
  • Play with electronics and learn about our maker materials in our Maker Space.
  • Learn about our technology classes in the Computer Lab.
  • Make crafts and play games in the Children's area.
  • Find out about our new seed exchange and much more!

This will be a great event, so make sure you come out and have fun with us!

Healthy Living With Chronic Conditions

Come to the library on June 13 at 1:00 PM to empower and improve your overall health and well-being! Join us for a special introductory presentation from Harris County Public Health on four self-management programs including chronic disease, diabetes, chronic pain and at matter of balance. While there, sign up for the two hour per week workshop over the course of 8 weeks.

Julian Franklin's Puppet Show

**Please Note: This is a ticketed event. Tickets will be available 15 minutes prior to event start time at the Children's Information Desk.**

Julian Franklin will have the audience laughing with magic tricks, puppets and more. This program will be held in the Earl Elliot Room, so space is limited. Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk 15 minutes prior to the show. Children must be present to receive tickets.

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.

3D Printer Orientation

This event requires registration.
You can register by visiting our website at: https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp or by calling us at the library at 832-937-7800.

This orientation session will introduce participants to 3D printing services in the library. Those completing the class will then be able to schedule time to use the printer after receiving hands-on training.
Class size is limited.

Recommended for ages 8 - adult. Participants under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian.

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.

Adult Programs in June

CineSpace logo from http://www.cinespace.org/Adult Summer Reading Program, Crafts, Computer Classes, Book Discussion, CineScape Film Screening, & B.Y.O.C.

All library programs are FREE thanks to the generous donations of the Friends of the La Porte Library!

Please call 281-471-4022 to register for all programs marked Registration required.

Adult Summer Reading Program Begins!: Monday, June 3. The theme this year is Space: A Universe of Stories! Sign up to win prizes!

Summer is Here, Time to Read!

The Harris County Public Library is starting it’s Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories”, on June 3rd, so it’s almost time to start reading! This year, record your reading on our website, or sign up on the Beanstack app, to earn points and prizes for all ages. Then come to the library to collect your prizes, like books, earbuds, and gift certificates.

Also, don’t forget to pick up a calendar of summer events at the library, or check them on our online calendar, so that you don’t miss out on great programs for all ages like educational classes, fun festivals, crafts, and other events. 

Meet Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Come to the Evelyn Meador Branch Library Monday, May 20, at 11:00 AM for the special author appearance of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni! This wonderful local author will be discussing and signing her book "Before We Visit the Goddess", a powerful story about three generations of mothers and daughters who find strength in each other. Everyone is welcome to this event, so don't miss out!

Maker Imagineering Gallery

The Barbara Bush Library is creating a MakerLab and we would love your input! You are cordially invited to innovate, make, and collaborate! Come tinker with a myriad of materials, machines as well as robots.

If you bring a tshirt, you can use our cricut to make a customizable shirt! 

We look forward to you joining us to create innovative sparks leading to the ignition of a further inquiry and discovery to build a better world starting with our community.

Join us on May 18th anytime from 11 am to 1 pm. All ages welcome!

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.

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