Book Discussion: 'The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper' by Phaedra Patrick

Cover Art for The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra PatrickJoin us Monday, July 17 at 6:30 pm as we discuss the novel The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick.

Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper stopped engaging with life a year ago when his wife of 40 years died. But the discovery among her things of a charm bracelet he'd never seen before prompts a quest to discover the origins of the bracelet and all of its charms. His adventures take him from his home in York through the English countryside, and on to Paris and India.

The book is available in Regular Print Book, Large Print, eBook, and eAudio. Call 281-471-4022 or come by the library if you would like assistance in getting a copy.  For ages 18+. No registration required. 

Program: Captain Carol Curtiss-'Life of a Merchant Marine Officer'

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Cargo ShipJoin us for our program Life of a Merchant Marine Officer, Saturday, June 17 at 10:30 am. Captain Carol Curtiss will talk about her experiences in the Merchant Marines as one of the first women officers aboard Ocean-going Merchant Cargo ships. Captain Carol is an entertaining speaker! Her stories are included in her new book: 'Deep as the Ocean'. Free! No registration required. 

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Adult Senior Program-At the La Porte Senior Center

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Older Lady Stretching.Join us at the Norman L. Malone Senior Center, 1322 S. Broadway, La Porte, TX for an enlightening workshop on Aging Gracefully, presented by Katie Coones & Judy Svegliato! This fun exploration of the positive aspects of growing older is free and open to all adults ages 55+. Tuesday, June 13, at 9:30 am. No registration required and you do not have to live in La Porte to attend.

This workshop is provided through a partnership of the Norman L. Malone Senior Center and La Porte Community Library.

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Cancelled Lady Bug Program Replaced by Mad Science

The Lucky Lady Bugs Program scheduled for Thursday, June 15 has been cancelled by the performer. We will be presenting a program by the group Mad Science on the following Thursday, June 22 at 2:00 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.                                                             Clipart:    Copyright © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.                               

Grand Opening of the Creative Learning Space

Monday, June 5 at 1:30 pm we held the grand opening of the Creative Learning Space. The puzzles, toys, puppets and all the furnishings are a generous gift from The Friends of the La Porte Library to our community's families. It is our hope that our families will find it a comfortable place to enjoy reading and playing with their children.  Pictured left to right are Garrette Smith, Deputy Director of HCPL, Myra Wilson, Branch Manager of La Porte Library and Megan Harper, President of the Friends.