Nature

Leaf Print Painting for Preschoolers!

Leaf print collageDo you like nature? How about paint?  Well if you do then join us for our leaf printing program this coming Thursday, November 15 at 10:30 AM to create unique artwork. This Preschool Picassos program is geared towards children 3 +.  Hope to see you there!

Flickr CC: leaf print collage: photo by Bridgman Pottery

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Get into the Spring of Things

sun rising horse eatingfirefly on a leaf

 

     A red morning sky,                  

For you, snail;                              

     Are you glad about it?              

 - Kobayashi Issa

 

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Bird Haven for Earth Day

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to identify and appreciate the simple things in life.  A few weeks ago, I was reading in my study, when I noticed that the songbirds are back.  I am delighted they have returned to my garden, and realized how much I truly missed them during the cold "winter" months. 

Hiking around Houston - LIFE Workshop

Hiking around Houston - LIFE Workshop.  From the Piney Woods to the Gulf Coast prairies and marshes, the Houston rea has a variety of hiking trails for hikers of all experience levels. Put your hiking shoes on and join librarian Tracy Williams on a virtual tour of the Houston-area hiking hotspots.  Wednesday, November 4, 10-11am, LRNC 131.

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Is It Autumn Yet?

WeatherYes, it's officially autumn, although you wouldn't know it by the weather we've had lately.  It's still hot and humid, but not for long.  I've heard a cold front is going to sweep through in the next day or so.  After hearing the news, I celebrated.  I also began to wonder how weather actually works.  I realized I talk about the weather all the time, yet I don't really know how to predict it or how it forms.  What better way to learn more than to find some books at the library? 

Do you also wonder about the basics of weather and beyond?  Find out more with these titles:

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