South Houston

Recycling Robot Contest

The theme for our Summer Reading Program this year is "Build a Better World!" Join us on Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 3 pm and do your part by participating in this fun, team building, creative activity.  This contest is a great way for teens to create something out of items such as bottles, cans, cardboard, etc that would ordinarily go into the recycling box or the landfill.  Prior registration is required in person at the library or by phone at 713-941-2385.  Participants must be between the ages of 12 to 17 years of age.  Teams of 4 will be created on the day of the contest and will be allowed a maximum of 1.5 hours to create their robot.

Free Lunch For Children Ages 1-18

Starting Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays the South Houston Branch Library will be serving FREE Lunch to children ages 1-18 years of age.  Meals will be provided by the Houston Food Bank Summer Food Service Program. For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385. 

Resume Workshop

Need help creating or updating your resume? The South Houston Public Library will be offering this FREE workshop to help you create or update your resume to help you find that dream job on Saturday, May 20, 2017@10:30 am- 12 pm. Please bring previous job employment dates, names, job duties needed to create and/or update resume. For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Día (Día de los niños/libros) Celebration

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Join us on Thursday, April 27,  2017@ 4:30 pm for a fun celebration! Children will be able to enjoy playing the Nintendo Wii and indulge in a delicious piece of cake!  The Friends of the South Houston Library want to thank "Mi Tienda" for donating the celebration cake!  For more information please contact the library at 713-941-2385.  

Easter Egg Hunt

The Friends of the South Houston Library will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Wednesday, April 5, 2017@ 4:30 pm. Bring your family and enjoy this fun event! Don’t forget your basket and your camera to take a picture with the Easter Bunny!  For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.  

Clase de Computadora Basica -Gratís

 ¡Venga y aprenda a usar la computadora, el Jueves 23 de Marzo del 2017 a las 4 pm!  Esta clase introduce a principiantes con la computadora, diferentes terminos y caracteristicas de la computadora. No se requiere registracion. Cupo es limitado, para mas informacion favor de llamar al 713-941-2385.

St. Patrick's Day Pasta Necklace

 Come join us on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 @ 3 pm for a fun St. Patrick's Day Necklace Craft made out of rigatoni pasta. All materials will be provided. Program is recommended for children ages 6 and up.

Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars Needed. Free Training at South Houston Branch, Monday, March 6.

Democracy is not a spectator sport. Here's a great way for you to get in the game and to help your neighbors do the same: BakerRipley and the Harris County Tax Office are hosting a Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar Training session at South Houston Branch Library on Monday, March 6 at 5:45 p.m.

As a Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar, you will assist eligible voters to register to vote. You must be 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen and a Texas resident. Complete requirements

Coffee & Crochet

Do you like to crochet or would you like to learn? Join us the last Thursday of every month in the library's meeting room. This month we will be meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 10:30 am. Come work on an existing project or we can help you get started with our own yarn and needles while you enjoy a fresh cup of coffee, provided by the Friends of the South Houston Library. For more information call the branch at 713-941-2385.

Free Immunizations & Flu Shots/ Vacunas de Influenza y Vacunas Gratis

The Harris Health System Troubleshooters Unit will be offering FREE immunizations and flu shots for children ages 0-18 years old on Monday, February 13, 2017 from 10 am- 2 pm. Please bring child's shot record.  For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

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La unidad de Harris Health System estara ofreciendo vacunas de influenza y vacunas GRATIS para niños de edades 0 a 18 años el Lunes, 13 de Febrero de las 10 am - 2 pm.  Favor de traer el registro de vacunas. Para mas informacion favor de llamar a la biblioteca al 713-941-2385.

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