Spring Branch Memorial

Marsha's Petting Zoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

It's a goat! It's a donkey! It's Marsha's Petting Zoo!

Join the fun on Tuesday, June 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and meet all the animals visiting Spring Branch-Memorial Library! A great kick-off to Summer Reading Program!

This free program is open to all ages. In the event of rain, program will be rescheduled.

June Computer Classes

Laptop handJoin us for computer classes in June and improve your technology skills!  This month we are offering:

Beginner Email Part 2—June 11
Beginner Word 2013—June 18
Intermediate Word 2013—June 25

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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Summer Reading Program

Join us for a super summer of reading from June 1 to August 8 with the Summer Reading Program for children and adults of all ages. Create your summer reading logs at www.hcpl.net or come into the library to get started. "Every Hero Has a Story" is the theme for babies and younger readers with a free book and certificate of recognition for each child who completes 10 books. "Unmask" is the theme for teen readers (ages 12-18) with a backpack for completing five books. "Escape the Ordinary" is the theme for adults with a water bottle prize for completing five books. Ask about our "Hero's Quest" to earn online badges!

You can be a Super Reader!

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Mark Twain"To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement."

Title to be discussed: any novel by Mark Twain.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, June 9, 6:30pm.  The time has come to either dust off one of your childhood favorites or venture into the less-known writings of Mark Twain.  During their next meeting, the Page Turners will discuss several of his novels and compare their plot and style.  Come and see if the great American writer has really killed most of his adjectives.

Green Thumb Lecture Series: Growing and Using Herbs

Herbs on the balconyHave you ever wondered whether gardening with herbs is challenging?  Have you attempted to grow herbs, but are getting tired of the constant trial and error?  Would you like to expand your gardening know-how or learn about the herbs’ various uses and benefits?  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will walk you through planting, growing, caring for, and using herbs.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  June 16, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

Copyright © Fresh herbs on my balcony by suzettesuzette; Flickr: 52748818@N07 / Creative Commons

May Computer Classes

Computer flowerIn May, we’ll be offering the following computer classes:

Computer Basics—May 7
Windows 8.1—May 14 (you must bring your own laptop)
Beginner Internet—May 21
Beginner Email Part 1—May 28

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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Memorial Day Weekend Library Hours

Memorial DayWe will be open on Saturday, May 23, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. We will be closed on Sunday and Monday, May 24-25.  We will reopen on Tuesday, May 26 at 10:00 am.

 

We wish you a peaceful Memorial Day!

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Let's Play Games!

Did you know that our Chutes & Ladders game came from a game in India?

Join the fun with games and snacks from Japan, Vietnam, China and more as we celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month!
Some games you may know and some will be new!


Date: Tuesday, May 19
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.


For Families with children ages 5+ years.

 

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Family Story Time!

               Free program!

Join Mr. Bryan and Ms. Wendy for music, stories, rhymes and fun!
Program will be held outdoors, weather permitting.

For families with children of all ages.

 

 

 

              Saturday, May 9, 2015
                  10:00 - 10:30 am

                ALL ARE WELCOME!
                 
                                                

                            

Storytime with Ms. Wendy!

Join Ms. Wendy's storytime for rhymes, songs, stories, and occasional craft!

Baby Time: Wednesdays at 10 am

Toddler Time: Wednesdays at 11 am & Thursdays at 10 am

Preschool Story Time: Thursdays at 11 am

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