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West University Book Group-October 7

the promisePlease join us to discuss The Promise, by Ann Weisgarber.  This book group meeting is part of a wider Gulf Coast Reads program, with many special events and appearances by the author throughout Harris County.  

Wednesday, October 9, 2015, at 11 a.m.

Read to the Dogs

Starting Friday August 14, Peter the therapy dog will return to the West University Library to listen as children read to him. 2 other dogs may take turns listening to the children occasionally.  From 3:30 until 4:30 PM every other Friday, Peter will be upstairs ready to listen as children read to him for 20 minutes at a time. Children are able to practice reading aloud with a patient, non-judgmental canine companion.


Summer Reading Is Over

Thank you  all for helping make this Summer Reading Program a success. We had a variety of children's and young adult  programs that were well attended and enjoyed. Audiences were treated to magic, various animals, a dinosaur fossil hunt, martial arts and assorted crafts. Have a wonderful rest of the summer !

Birds in History program

                               The Houston Audubon Society will bring some awesome raptors and more birds to the West University Library to assist the volunteer in telling about famous birds in history.  Wednesday August 5 at 3 PM is the final children’s program of the Summer Reading Program.  The program will be in the Senior Center auditorium.   

West University Book Group-September 2

sixth extinctionPlease join us to discuss Pulitzer Prize winner, The Sixth Extinction, by Elizabeth Kolbert.  

Wednesday September 2, 2015, at  11 a.m.

"Arresting . . . Ms. Kolbert shows in these pages that she can write with elegiac poetry about the vanishing creatures of this planet, but the real power of her book resides in the hard science and historical context she delivers here, documenting the mounting losses that human beings are leaving in their wake."  New York TImes review

ESL Orientation and Assesment Day at WU

Are you interested in learning English as a Second Language?  Please join us on Thursday, August 27, at 10 a.m.  There will be an ESL orientation, followed by a placement test to determine your level.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if you would like to register for this event.

Animal Rescue Program

 Cats and dogs will be at the West University Library for you to meet Wednesday July 22 at 3 PM.  Volunteers from Loving Arms Pet Placement will bring dogs and cats for children to meet and learn the importance of rescuing animals.  Children will learn what rescue is and basic pet care tip


Meet Carson, Chester and Candy and more !              

Shelly the Clown

     Shelly the Clown will entertain children and adults at the West University Library at 3 PM on Wednesday July 15.  Shelly has an assortment of silly magic and fun to share with us.  This program will appeal to children of all ages and their caregivers.

West University Book Group-August 5

the harder they comePlease join us to discuss The Harder They Come, by T.C. Boyle.  Wednesday August 5, 2015, at 11 a.m.

Mask painting for teens

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston teen organization will present a 1 hour program for teens to create and decorate masks at the West University Library on Tuesday July 7 at 2:30 PM. All supplies are provided. The program will be at the Senior Center Auditorium, next to the Library.
This program is for tweens and teens – ages 10 to 15. 

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