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Clipart of Smilley Face with words "Don't Forget!" from Vital Imagery Ltd....Remember Ben Clayton! 

Gulf Coast Reads month is here and we will be celebrating this year’s selection with two programs:

-Wednesday, October 8 (tomorrow!), 10:30 am -11:30 am, will be our Book Discussion. Light refreshments will be served.

-Monday, October 13, 7 pm – 8 pm, Lisa Struthers, Library Director for the Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library at the San Jacinto Museum of History, will be here to tell us about the materials available at the Monument library. Ms. Struthers will highlight items that relate to the themes in Remember Ben Clayton. Light refreshments will also be served at this gathering.

Both events will be held in the big Meeting Room at the library.

You are welcome to attend either program whether or not you have read the book, but please be aware that the Book Discussion will contain spoilers! 

Hope to see you at one or both events!

Clipart: © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Confetti Sensory Tablets for Little Explorers

Join the Little Explorers Wednesday, October 8 at 10:15 am  and enjoy the fun of a gel-filled confetti sensory tablet. This program is for children ages 0 - 5 years old and their caregivers. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

Hispanic Heritage Month Fridge Magnet Craft

Hey kids, come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us and create a mini-sombrero magnet to put on your refrigerator. The fun begins Wednesday, October 1 at 3:15 pm. All materials are provided and funded by the Friends of La Porte Library. Clipart

Happy Birthday La Porte Community Library !!

The Storytime children made birthday cakes to decorate and celebrate 13 years of service at the La Porte Community Library. We opened the new library to the public on September 20, 2001. The bulletin board also wishes a happy birthday to our zany Children's Librarian Mr. D. May we have many more years of great library times here in La Porte!

Free Adult Basic (ABE) & Secondary (ASE) Classes in La Porte

San Jacinto College Continuing and Professional Development is offering free Adult Basic and Adult Secondary Education Classes at the San Jacinto College Center at La Porte  ISD, 732 S. Broadway, La Porte. 

Class are free, but seats are limited and registration is required. Attend the information session on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 6 pm at the address above to register.

ABE classes will be from 6 pm – 7:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays; ASE classes will be 7:30 pm – 9 pm, also on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Skills development includes: literacy and academic basic skills, high school-level instruction in reading, writing, math, science, and social studies through teacher-directed lessons, computer-based programs, and independent work outside of class. Preparation for the 2014 GED test will also be available.

Must be 18 years of age or older and must present a government issued, valid picture ID (driver’s license, passport, State ID) at time of registration.

Program funding provided by Houston Galveston Area Council and Texas Workforce Commission. For more information, please call 281-478-3615.