Spring Branch Memorial

Creative Corner

Creative Corner gets colorful as we create our own kaleidoscopes. Take a spin as we explore light, reflection and symmetry.

Date: Wednesday, Jan 18

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

For ages 5-11

Space is limited.

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Green Thumb Lecture Series: Soil and Composting

SoilThe first lecture of the year in the series run by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will cover the topic of soils and composting.  Learn how to prepare your beds for the new growing season.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: January 17, 2017
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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Teen Chess and Go Club---Fridays

    

Challenge other teens to a game of chess. The library will provide the room and chess board; does not include lessons or instructions.

The ancient game of GO is easy to learn, hard to master! Join the fun with this strategy game.

                                                                                         

FRIDAYS: 4:00-5:00 P.M.                                                

Beginning January 13, 2017

For ages 10+

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January Computer Classes

The following computer classes will be offered in January:

Beginner Internet—January 5
Beginner Email Part 1--January 12
Beginner Email Part 2--January 19
Beginner Excel 2013--January 26

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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Free Adult Nutrition Classes

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will offer free nutrition classes on Tuesdays 11am—12pm (January 10-February 28, 2017).  Each participant will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program.

Session 1: Healthy Foods/Healthy Families
Session 2: Foods That Pack a PUNCH
Session 3: Making the Most of MyPlate
Session 4: The Power of Planning
Session 5: Setting Your Limits
Session 6: Plate It Safe
Session 7: The Choice Is Yours
Session 8: Mealtime Miracles

To register, call 713-464-1633.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Hours

mlkWe will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2016, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  

We will reopen on Tuesday, January 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

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Cooking Corner

Do you want to build a snowman?

Wash your hands, roll up your sleeves and join the fun as we measure, mix and make some treats including a marshmallow snowman and some special cupcakes.

 

Date: Wednesday, January 11

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 5-11

Space is limited.

 

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Read with a Furry Friend!

Did you know dogs love stories too?

This is a wonderful opportunity for beginning and reluctant readers to read aloud with a patient and gentle listener.

Our certified therapy dog teams are from Tender Loving K9s.
 

Date: Wednesday, January 4

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: For beginning readers ages 5+
 

Children will sign up for a reading slot  on the day of the program.                        

Space is limited.

The Final Twist Writers Society

The Final Twist Writers Society will feature a special guest at their next meeting.  Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail is the editor of In This Together--Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation and author of For the Love of Flying; Polar Winds and the forthcoming Alis the Aviator.  She is former Writer-in-Residence at Berton House in the Yukon and Historian Laureate of Edmonton (Alberta, Canada).  She will talk about her professional experience as a writer and historian.

Saturday, January 7, 11:00 a.m.

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Date of meeting: Tuesday, January 10, 6:30 p.m.

Small groups will present a short discussion about each of the six books in the series by Bill O'Reilly:

Killing Lincoln: the shocking assassination that changed America forever 
Killing Kennedy: the end of Camelot
Killing Jesus: a history 
Killing Patton: the strange death of World War II’s most audacious general 
Killing Reagan: the violent assault that changed the presidency 
Killing the Rising Sun: how America vanquished World War II Japan 

For help with finding these books, stop by the information desk or call 713-464-1633.

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