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New Day and Time for Spin-a-Yarn

Spin-a-Yarn now has a new day and time starting this week.  They will now meet at 11 am every Wednesday at The Mercer Botanic Center and the address is, 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to knit, crochet, sew, or craft in any way, come join us!  We would love to see you there! For more information please call Carrie at 832-927-5480.

Adults - July Crafts-To-Go are Here!

Adults - Stop by the upstairs Reference Desk and pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month, we’ll be making magnetic bookmarks (see picture). This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at (832) 927-5420 for more information. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.

BIG Things Going On at the Little Blue Library

It is going to be another BIG week for Baldwin Boettcher @ Mercer Botanic Gardens.  Monday is Story Time in the Gardens @ 10:30 am.  The subject this week is Ocean Animals.  Kids Café will continue Mon – Fri from noon to 1 pm. All children and their accompanying guardians are welcome to partake in this lunch program. Kids Cafe require that customers eat the lunch under the Tree House on the East side. Wednesday our kid’s program is Fire Safety. The teacher will be Mr. Tom and his wonder dog, Cinder!  Thursday is another great teen program for 7 Continents 7 instruments.  This week will be Europe. They will be making a Pan Flute.  Friday is Family Day from 9 am to 3 pm.

A Big Week at The Little Blue Library

Another busy week is underway at The Little Blue Library.  This Monday was the start for Kids Café!  We are now serving lunch from 12 pm to 1 pm Monday through Friday to all children and their accompanying guardians.

Wednesday April 18 Meetings

Today is Wednesday, April 18 and Baldwin Boettcher has a couple groups meeting at Lone Star College North Harris.  Spin-a-Yarn will meet at 2 pm and Word Crafters will meet at 5:30 pm.  Both groups will meet in the same place.  They will be on the third floor of the library building in the Makerspace area.  If you like to knit, crochet, create, or write come to both.  We would love to see you here!

Wednesday March 28th Meetings at Baldwin Boettcher @ LSC – North Harris


Today there is rain in the forecast, and Baldwin Boettcher has some reasons for you to come inside at Lone Star College North Harris.  Our Spin-a-Yarn group will meet at 2 pm in the library building on the third floor at the “Makerspace” area.  Then at 5:30 pm, we will have Word Crafters in the same area.  If you like to create, knit, crochet, chat or write, then come join us.  We would love to see you here!

What is Popping Up this Spring

Spring has sprung for Baldwin Boettcher Library, and here are some things (old and new) we have going on for our wonderful community.  We still have our Pop-up Library at the Cypress Trails Methodist Church at 22801 Aldine Westfield Rd.   It will be every Monday until May 21 from 3:30 until 5:30 pm.  You can bring your returns, check out some books we have for you to browse, and bring your little ones to a story time and craft.

Spin-a-Yarn and Word Crafters Meet Wednesdays

Today we will have both our groups meet again.  Spin-a-Yarn at 2 pm, and Word Crafters at 5:30 pm.  The meeting spot is on the third floor of the library building in the “makerspace” area.  We hope you can join us!  Also in observance of Valentine’s Day, we would like to say to all our wonderful patrons that we think you are awesome and would love to see you here.  So come by Lone Star College – North Harris where Baldwin Boettcher is currently stationed and see what we have going on.

Word Crafters and Spin-a-Yarn Meet Today

It is cold outside and that makes it a great day to come into the college library and stay warm.  Today at Lone Star College – North Harris where Baldwin Boettcher Library is currently calling home, there will have two meetings.  Spin-a-Yarn at 2 pm and Word Crafters at 5:30 pm.
They both will meet on the 3rd floor of the library building in the “Makerspace” area.  Come on by and check it out.  We would love to have you here!

Mardi Gras at the Library

Join us next Thursday, February 8 at 4:30 PM at the South Houston Branch Library for a fun Mardi Gras Carnival celebration! All ages are invited to come and enjoy wonderful masks, necklaces and more, so make sure to bring the whole family!

If you would like to learn more about Mardi Gras and perhaps make your own crafts, check out some of the great nonfiction books available at the library.  We even have Mardi Gras music CDs

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