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Tuesday at the Little Blue Library

Today is Tuesday, Dec 11 and we will be having our Book Duct Tape Craft today at 4 pm.  It is for all 6 to 99 years and will take place under the Tree House.  All materials will be provided and there is no registration necessary.  If you would like to make a cool journal to give as a gift or for yourself, come join us!  We would love to have you join in!

Monday at the Little Blue Library

Today we have a lot in store for you at Baldwin Boettcher’s Little Blue Library.  At 10:30 am we have our Story Time in the Gardens.  It takes place under the Tree House and is for ages 2 to 6 years of age.  The theme this week is Birds, and it will be followed by a craft.  Then at 4 pm we will have our Watercolor Snowflake craft for ages 6 to 11 years.  It will also take place under the Tree House.  What’s better than snowflakes and watercolors?  Not much!  Let’s make watercolor snowflakes to decorate for the season.  For our adults we will have our ESL class at 6 pm taught by our beloved Cindy Groover.  It takes place at the Mercer Botanic Center.  The address is, 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  For more information on the location, ple

Thursday and Friday at the Little Blue Library

Thursday, Dec 6 we had 3D Snowflakes Spectacular.  In the spirit of the season, and since it rarely snows here, we made 3D snowflakes to hang up anywhere and everywhere we can.  This program was for ages 11 to 18 years, but even the parents had a great time!  Now, today is Friday, Dec 7 and we will have our ESL class taught by Teresa Allen at 1 pm in the Mercer Botanic Center.  The address there is 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  For more information on the location, please call Cindy at 832-927-5480.  This class is free to the public and is a service provided to the community members that would like to learn English.  No registration is necessary.  To see what programs we have coming up, check out our events calendar at hcpl.net, or come by and see us at the Little Blue Library.&nb

Teen Thursday at The Little Blue Library

Today is Thursday, Nov 8, and we will be having Month of Magic part 2 The Wand Shop.  We are celebrating Harry Potter all month, and this week we will be making wands.  We may not actually have a wand shop, but we do have wood, paint, and other decorations to make a wand of our own.  Cheesy? Yes.  Fun? Yes.  This magical activity will be for ages 11 to 18 and take place under the Tree House of Mercer Botanic Gardens at 4 pm.  Come join us!

November Crafternoon

Join us for our November Crafternoon on Thurs 11/8 from 2-4 PM in the Meeting Room. We will be making crossbody bags out of a book! Registration for this class is required. Register online or by calling 832-927-7830. All supplies are provided by FOLK.

Tuesday at the Little Blue Library

We will have Gulf Coast Reads today, Tuesday, Oct 30  at 1 pm under the tree house.  Adults are invited to join in a book discussion of the Gulf Coast Reads book, Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke.   It will be followed by a modge podge craft.  Participants will have the chance to transfer an image to a block of wood.  Come join us!  Then at 5 pm we will have our beginning guitar class.  It will also take place under the tree house. It is taught by local guitarist Kevin Groover.  Participants will learn the basic guitar chords and play simple songs.  This is the last class for the four week session, and it is full. To see what programs we have coming up, check our events calendar at hcpl.net, or just come by and see us.  We would love to see you here!

Monday at Baldwin Boettcher's Little Blue Library

Today is Monday, Oct 22 and The Little Blue Library has a 3 different programs in store for you.  At 10:30 am we had Story Time in the Gardens.  The subject today was Spiders.  It is always held under the tree house, and a craft usually follows the story reading.  Coming up at 4 pm we will have Pumpkin Decorating.  This program is for kids ages 6 to 11 years and will take place under the tree house.  You will have 45 minutes to decorate a pumpkin.  Ready.  Set.  Boo!  Our adult program, ESL will take place at 6 pm in the Mercer Botanic Center.  It is taught by our beloved Cindy and is a basic English class.  For more information on the location, please call Cindy at 832-927-5480.  To see what upcoming programs we have, check out our events calendar

Stained Art for Teens on Thursday

Today is the teen craft at Baldwin Boettcher’s Little Blue Library.  Teens will be creating stained art, and “paint with all the colors of the wind” and make simple but awesome stained art to decorate their space.  This program is for ages 11 to 18 years and will take place under the tree house from 3:45 to 4:45 pm.  No registration is necessary and as always, it is a free program.  So come join us.  We would love to have you participate in the fun!

The First Week of July @ The Little Blue Library

It is the week of The 4th of July, and we will be closed in observance of Independence Day, on Wednesday, but we still have a busy week in store for you at The Little Blue Library.   Monday is Story Time in the Gardens @ 10:30 am.  The subject this week will be Trees.  Kids Café’ will be provided Mon, Tue, Thurs, and Friday this week from noon to 1 pm.  Thursday is another wonderful teen program for 7 continents 7 instruments.  This week will be Asia.  They will be making an instrument that has existed for a thousand years.  It is a Dizi.  Friday will be another fun filled family day from 9 am to 3 pm.  Come play Pokémon Go & Geocaching.  You will see the wonderful gardens, maybe learn something new, and have a lot of fun.  Do not

Another Busy Monday for Baldwin Boettcher Library

Today will be another busy day for The Little Blue Library!  We had story time in the garden at 10:30 am.  Today’s subject was “Gardens”.  Next week we will be reading about “snakes”!  Spin-a-Yarn will be at 3 pm in the pole barn on the west side of Mercer, and at 6 pm, we will have ESL with Cindy in the pole barn as well.  For more information, call Cindy at 832-927-5480.  We hope you come see what we have going on for Baldwin Boettcher Library at Mercer Gardens.  We would love to see you here!

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