The 2013 Summer Reading Program @ JC

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The Summer Reading Program for 2013 is well underway. Be sure to register in order to be eligible for awesome rewards! Children and teens who sign up will receive a free bracelet. Children will receive a free book after completing the required reading. Teens will receive a glow in the dark water bottle - supplies are limited. Finally, adults who register will be entered into a raffle for a gift card at each branch. Other rewards will be given throughout the summer but you will have to register now before it is too late! Click on the following links if you want to register today:

Children Summer Reading Program. (12 and under)

Teen Summer Reading Program. (13-18)

Adult Summer Reading Program. (over 18)

Be sure to stop by the next children's program! Ronald McDonald will stop by the library on Wednesday, June 19 at 3:00 p.m. For more information, please call us at (713)673-3237.

Asian Pacific Heritage Program

Bridge and houseMay is Asian Pacific Heritage Month and your Jacinto City Library will be having family game night to celebrate. On Thursday, May 16 at 3:00 p.m. we will be playing Chinese Checkers, Mahjong and Taipei in the meeting room. Families are encouraged to attend. For more information, please call (713)673-3237.

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Computer Basics

Computer ClassComputer basics will be offered every Tuesday during May. These classes include mouse and keyboard practice, internet basics, email, and file and folder management. Classes will be in Spanish at 10:30 a.m. and in English at 2:00 p.m. There is no need to register! Computers and handouts will be offered for use in class. For more information, please call (713)673-3237.

Week of the Young Child

Children's Librarian reading to school kids.April 14 - 20 is the "Week of the Young Child." This annual celebration brings forth the importance of early childhood programs and services. On Wednesday, April 17 at 11:00 a.m., Rosalinda, the Children's Librarian will have some fun activities planned along with her reading of "Curious George Visits the Library." After story time, a short movie will be showed in the meeting room. All children and their parents are encouraged to attend. For more information, please call (713)673-3237.

Technology Petting Zoo!

kindle touchYour Jacinto City Library will be having a technology petting zoo on Saturday, April 6 from 10:30 to 12:30. Stop by during this time to test out eBook readers and tablets that you have been curious about. Staff will be at hand to answer questions you may have about how eBooks and eAudio can be downloaded from the Harris County Public Library digital media catalog. For more information, please call (713)673-3237.

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