Spring Branch Memorial

The Page Turners

Keep quietTitle to be discussed: Keep quiet by Lisa Scottoline.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, February 12, 6:30 p.m.  Keep quiet is a powerful novel that examines the consequences of a lie and how far parents should go to protect their children.

Green Thumb Gardening: Spring Vegetable Gardening

Carrots and radishesThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will present this year's second topic: Spring Vegetable Gardening.  Come learn what to plant in the coming season and enjoy fresh produce from your own garden.

 

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library

Date:  February 19, 2019

Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

Photo credit ©-2009-Michaela-at-thegardenerseden.jpeg

January Computer Classes

In January, we are offering the following computer classes:

Windows 10Windows 10—January 3—you MUST bring your own device
Computer Basics—January 10
Beginner Internet—January 17
Beginner Typing—January 24
Beginner Email—January 31

All classes are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.  One-on-one sessions are 30 minutes each.  You are welcome to bring your own device.

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

HOLIDAY HOURS

We want to wish you and yours a joyous holiday season and to thank you for making 2018 a wonderful year at the library!

FRI. DEC. 21 OPEN (CLOSE @ 5PM)
SAT. DEC. 22 CLOSED
SUN. DEC. 23 CLOSED
MON. DEC. 24 CLOSED
TUE. DEC. 25 CLOSED
WED. DEC. 26 - SAT. DEC. 29 OPEN
SUN. DEC. 30 CLOSED
MON. DEC. 31  OPEN (CLOSE @ 5PM)
TUE. JAN. 1 CLOSED

 

The Page Turners

The alchemistTitle to be discussed: The alchemist by Paulo Coelho.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 6:30 p.m.  The story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy, is a testament to the transforming power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts.

Green Thumb Gardening: Preparing Garden Beds and Lawns

Garden toolsSoon the weather will get warmer and it will be time to enjoy your garden again.  Before you can start hosting your backyard barbecues, however, you may want to spiff up your garden by following a few basic practices.  Harris County Master Gardeners will be happy to share their best advice on garden beds and lawns preparation.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 15
Time: 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

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Teen Book Club--Scythe

ScytheAfter Thanksgiving, teens should join us for Teen Book Club! Teen Book Club will be Tuesday, November 27 from 4-5 PM. We will be eating pizza while we discuss the book Scythe by Neal Shusterman. You can stop by the front desk of the Spring Branch-Memorial Library to check out a special book club copy of this book.

Date: Tuesday, November 27

Time: 4-5 PM

Ages: Grades 6-12

No registration required!

Thanksgiving Holiday Library Hours

We will close early on Wednesday, November 21, at 5:00 p.m.  The storytimes will take place as scheduled:Cornucopia

Baby time—10:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
Toddler time—11:30 a.m.

There will be no after-school program.

We will be closed Thursday through Sunday, November 22-25, in observance of Thanksgiving.  We will reopen on Monday, November 26 at 1:00 p.m.

We wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! 

Image © Old Farmer's Almanac 2017

December Computer Classes

In December, we are offering the following computer classes

FacebookFacebook—December 6
Google Apps—December 13
Windows 10Windows 10—December 20 -- you MUST bring your own device
Beginner Typing—December 27

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

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

The Page Turners

Spy ChristmasTitle to be discussed: The spy who came for Christmas by David Morrell.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, December 11, 6:30 p.m.  Summary: "As holiday celebrations take place in Santa Fe, Agent Paul Kagan is on the run with a baby the Russian mafia wants to destroy and turns to a mother and her young son for help during a violent night where they all must work together to keep the child safe from harm."

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