Teens

Program: Terra Nova Children's Home

Cover of Brochure for Terra Nova Children's Home-ZambiaJoin us to hear the fascinating story of Terra Nova Children’s Home in Zambia founded by La Portians Tom and Amy Morrow! Monday, November 6, at 7pm. Free. For all ages!

Fifteen years ago Tom and Amy Morrow traveled from La Porte, Texas to Zambia with their six children who were between the ages of 4 and 11 years old. There, while working in impoverished areas, they discovered that there are over 1 million orphans in a country of only 13 million people. They also found a big gap in support for orphaned children who were below school age. By the time they reached school age, they already had years of malnutrition. Tom and Amy had a desire to step in and fill the gap.

In 2006, after substantial research and work with a local transit home for orphaned babies, the Morrows located and purchased an abandoned building in Kazembe—a large village in northern Zambia—and began construction. Electricity had to be installed, a borehole drilled, and pipes laid. After one year of hard work, the doors to Terra Nova Children’s Home finally opened.

Terra Nova is now a happy home to over 30 children who have found a new family and are now growing up healthy, secure, and safe—receiving a quality education so that they will grow up to not just be an orphan statistic, but a contributing member of society. Come hear their story!

International Observe the Moon Night

Join us on Thursday, November 2nd from 6-7:30pm at the Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center for International Observe the Moon Night. 

We will have a guest speaker, and you'll get to learn about the moon. We've also got some hands on activities for you and you'll get a chance to catch up with fellow library patrons and staff! 

For more information regarding this program, or other programs happening in the community, please contact us via our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/barbarabushlibrary. 

See you on November 2nd! 

 

 

Star Wars Reads Day!

star wars readsCelebrate Star Wars Reads Day with an afternoon of games, crafts and fun! Meet other Star Wars fans and enjoy trivia and snacks. Come dressed as your favorite character and learn cool Jedi moves from Master Whit. Enter your name in our prize drawing for cool Star Wars stuff!

The event will take place on Saturday, October 28th from 1:00-4:00 pm. It will be held in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). This is a family event - all ages are welcome!

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

Events for Kids & Teens, October 30-November 4

MeanwhileTweens Read, for ages 10-14, Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 4:30-5:30. We’ll talk about books, play games, and have a snack. This month’s choose-your-own-plot style graphic novel, “Meanwhile” by Jason Shiga, is available at the checkout desk. Even if you haven’t read it, come anyway!
Our brand new Doctor Who Club will meet for the first time on Saturday, November 4, from 1:00-2:00 pm. Talk about everything Doctor Who-related, from the beginning to the present, from books to tv. For teens and adults.

Don’t forget to join us at Jacinto City Branch Library for our Halloween Costume Contest!

Dia de los Muertos face paintThursday, October 26th @ 6PM


Do you think you are the scariest witch in town? 

Do you have the coolest Dia de los Muertos facepaint? 

Come prove it!  Join us for a Halloween Costume Contest at Jacinto City Branch Library!

Teens: Gear Up for Cosplay Chess

Teens, put on your best cosplay or costume and become a living chess piece. You don't need to know anything about chess, just dress up and let the game masters determine your fate! Registration begins at 5:30pm and the game is at 6pm.

Family Storytime - Updated Schedule

We've updated our storytime schedule! Hope to see you at one of these locations next week! 

Anime Club – My Hero Academia Re-Do (TV-14) October 27th @ 5 PM [14+]

“In a world populated with superhumans, the superhero-loving Izuku Midoriya is without power. However, after the Quirkless dreamer Izuku inherits the powers of the world's best superhero, All Might, his hopes of becoming the top hero are now possible. Once enrolled in the high school for heroes, A.U., Izuku soon discovers being a hero is much more complicated than it appears.”-imdb

Due to Hurricane Harvey arriving on August 26th, we never got to view My Hero Academia.

Since it is such an awesome series, we are dedicating the time to view it.

Events for Adults

Medicine wagonWe have some great events for adults coming up next week.
Texas Pioneer Life: Wednesday, 10/25, 5:00-6:00 pm. An expert on life in Texas in the 1800s will bring lots of artifacts that you can actually touch! For all ages.
Free Medicare workshop, Saturday, 10/28, 10 am – noon. It’s Open Enrollment time, so this is especially important now. Even if you’re not on Medicare yet, though, if you’re over a certain age, you should start gathering information about it.
Bandana Pumpkin Craft, Saturday, 10/28, 2:00 pm. Get in an autumn mood by making one of these cute little pumpkins. (for adults!)

Halloween Party

On the spookiest day of the year, we at High Meadows are throwing a fun Halloween Party! Join us in our Meeting Room from 3-5pm for some bone chilling games, creepy crafts, and ghoulish treats! 

Come dressed up and ready to party with us on Halloween! 

Don't forget to stop by before then and make your guess for our Candy Corn contest. If you guess right, you can win the jar of candy corn! A winner will be chosen on October 25th. 

If you have any questions about this program, please give us a call at 832.927.5540

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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