Spring Branch Memorial

March Computer Classes

ComputerThe following computer classes will be offered in March:

Computer Basics—March 1
Beginner Internet—March 8
Beginner Typing—March 15
Beginner Email—March 22
How to Use Facebook—March 29

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.

Teen Tech Week: Explore Virtual Reality

VR headsetEscape into the world of virtual reality at the Spring Branch-Memorial Library!  Celebrate Teen Tech Week by learning about virtual reality from a VR expert. You’ll get to try out VR for yourself with some hands-on demonstrations.  You can even walk away with your very own virtual reality smartphone headset!

Special thanks to Mr. Eric Liga and the HoustonVR group for their help in hosting this program.

Date: Tuesday, March 6
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Age: Grades 6-12

Registration is required and is now open in the library. A parent or guardian must come to the library to sign a waiver for each participant prior to registering. 

Live Music, After Hours: Da Camera at Spring Branch Memorial Library

Harris County Public Library and Da Camera will be sending African American History Month 2018 out on a high note! 

On Wednesday, February 28, when Spring Branch Memorial Library closes for the evening, it will transform into live music performance space. In this one night only, after hours program presented by Da Camera, artist Sam Dinkins III will tell the stories of musical styles: Bembe', Spirituals, Blues, Jazz, Soul, Reggae and R & B through song and narration (and a splash of poetry).

Country Club: Nigeria

Join our library “Country Club” and we will “visit” a different country each month to sample food, language, culture, games and more! This month we will celebrate African American History Month and stamp our passports in Nigeria.

 

This program is for grades 1-5 and kindergartners with an adult.

Date: Wednesday, February 28

Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Space is limited. Please arrive early to ensure participation.
Registration for after-school programs opens 30 minutes prior to the program.

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Creative Corner

It’s electric! We will be experimenting with Snap Circuits to create working electronic circuits and devices.

This program is for grades 1-5 and Kindergartners with an adult.
Snap circuits are recommended for ages 8+ and additional parent help may be needed with younger children.

Date: Wednesday, February 21

TIme: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Space is limited. Please arrive early to ensure participation.
Registration for after-school programs opens 30 minutes prior to the program.

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Cooks and Books

Join the fun with our book group for grades 3-5. For this meeting read the book of your choice that is also a movie! We will be making a Valentine’s Day treat.

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

This program is for grades 3-5.

 

Space is limited. Please arrive early to ensure participation.
Registration for after-school programs opens 30 minutes prior to the program.

Copyright © 2018 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Green Thumb Lecture Series: 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 20, 2018

Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

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Trek the Galaxy: NASA Event for Families

AstronautWant to visit the moon? Map the stars? Explore space technology? Cook like an astronaut? Then visit the Spring Branch-Memorial Library’s Trek the Galaxy NASA event! This come-and-go event will feature activity stations for space explorers. Activities are geared for ages 5 to 9, but all space explorers are welcome.

Thanks to NASA@My Library for supporting this program.

Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Time: 2:30 – 4 :30 PM, come and go

Ages: All space explorers! (geared to ages 5-9)

No registration is required.

Teens! New CSS Coding Classes Start Soon!

CSSThe Spring Branch-Memorial Library is offering new coding lessons for teens, grades 6-12!  Teens will learn how to code with CSS, which is used to add design elements to websites created with HTML.  No prior coding experience is needed, since the first class will offer an overview of HTML. The program will last eight sessions.

Teens are asked to bring in a Windows laptop with Notepad and a browser, if possible. We will also provide laptops for teens to use.

Dates: Tuesdays beginning February 6
February 6,  February 13, February 20, March 6, March 20, April 3, April 10, April 17

Time: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Spring Branch-Memorial Library, 930 Corbindale Road, Houston, TX 77024

Grades: 6-12

No registration is required. 

February Computer Classes

In February, we’re offering the following computer classes:

WordMicrosoft Word pt.2--February 1
Microsoft Word pt. 3--February 8
ExcelBeginner Excel--February 15
Intermediate Excel--February 22

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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