Northwest

Friends of the Northwest Library Booksale this Saturday September 23rd from 10am-4:00pm

The Friends of the Northwest Branch Library are having a book sale this Saturday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Many great deals await, so stop on by and support the library.

The Friends of the Northwest Branch Library began in 1982 to raise funds necessary to build the Northwest Branch Library. The Friends continue to hold tri-annual book sales, support library programming and perform volunteer work at the library.  The Friends are always looking for new members and invite all those that value their community library to join up.

Medicare Workshop

Do you have questions about Medicare?
  How does original Medicare work?
  How do the new Medicare options work?
  Which option do I need?
  Are their new Medicare cost in 2016? 

These questions and others can be answered in this educational seminar.
The presenter is Lou Allen, MBA, who has been licensed Texas Insurance Agent since 1997.

Medicare Seminar Dates    September 17, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Come and become informed.

Taekwondo for Kids

Child Practicing TaekwondoKids, what are you doing next Friday, September 9, at 4:30 PM? Come learn about kicking, punching, board breaking, nunchucks, games and lots more with ATA Martial Arts. Space is limited to ten participants and a ticket will be required. Tickets will go out thirty minutes prior to the start of the program. In addition, parents will need to fill out necessary forms at the beginning of the session in order for their child to participate. For ages 5-12 years.

High-Five Super Science Club

Shapes in the Sky by Josepha ShermanAre you a kid in the 1st through 3rd grade? If so, then come and learn the science behind clouds with crafts, hands-on activities and stories presented by University of Houston Be a Teacher Club. We'll start at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 27. Space is limited. Get a free ticket at the desk 30 minutes before the program.

We'll see you there!

 

Teen Game Night

Teen Playing Video GameGame night is back on for teens and tweens! Every Wednesday, ages 12 and up can play games like Super Smash. The doors to the meeting room open at 4:00. For more information about programs, check the Northwest Branch calendar, or call 281-890-2665.

The Orbit Reading Rally Show

OrbitJoin us Monday, August 8, at 4:00 PM for The Orbit Reading Rally Show. Featuring Houston Astros mascot, Orbit, the program educates kids on the importance of reading 20 minutes a day and how it affects their daily lives. Get smarter. Learn new things. Prepare for the future!

The program is free. Space is limited and a ticket is required. Tickets will become available at the information desk 30 minutes prior. Be sure to bring your camera.

Get Fit with Toro

ToroGet Fit with Toro Saturday, July 30, at 2:00 pm. The program includes Toro shares the value of good fitness and nutrition habits, as well as medical issues related to these values. Kids will meet Toro, get an autograph, and other goodies.

Be sure to bring your camera. This program requires a ticket which are free and available at the desk 30 minutes before the program. Space is limited to 80 people and suitable for ages 6-12.

Senior Social This Saturday

Board GamesThe Northwest Branch Library is declaring this Saturday as Senior Saturday! To celebrate we are inviting all seniors to come and socialize around a number of games. Join us as we break out games like Monopoly, Sudoku, Scrabble and table tennis.

The festivities begin at 12:30 PM, Saturday, July 23.

From Magic to Mad

MAD Science Logo Courtesy of MAD ScienceFor those of you who where looking to our visit from The Magic School Bus this coming Saturday, we regret to share that Ms. Frizzle had to cancel. She is feeling a little under the weather. Get better, Ms. Frizzle. We'll miss you!

Fortunately, the people over at MAD Science Show have agreed to fill in for the day. The show will be highly interactive with fascinating science demonstrations such as chemical reactions and bubbling potions. Young scientists will be inspired and entertained. The program will be Saturday, July 16, at 2:00 PM and is for ages 5-11. Space is limited, so come thirty minutes early to get your free ticket.

When I Grow Up I Want to Be The Doctor

Doctor Who Comics Day LogoSince tomorrow is Doctor Who Comic Day, here at the Northwest Branch Library we thought we should hold a bit of a celebration for the longest running Science Fiction show on TV. Teens and families, come join us as we make sonic screwdrivers and learn to write our names in Gallifreyan.

We'll start at 1:00 PM tomorrow, July 9. Whether you think bow ties are cool or if you're more of a long scarf person, join us!

Also checkout the free Doctor Who comics through Hoopla. You just need your library card.

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