Beginner Origami for Adults-This Thursday, May 4

Photo of pink origami flowers made by La Porte Library Staff MemberLearn how to make an origami flower, a component of many origami projects! Thursday, May 4, 11 am – noon. Spaces still available! Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register. Free. All materials provided. For ages 18+.

National Children's Book Week Beanbag Toss

Join Mr. D in celebrating National Children's Book Week with a fun beanbag toss game. Participants will win a book! Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program. The fun begins Wednesday, May 3 at 3:15 pm.

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Adult Programs in May

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. The word May for the month.Adult Programs – May 2017

All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for any program marked Registration Required.

Beginner Origami for Adults:  Thursday, May 4, 11 am-noon– Flower. Registration Required.

Computer Class: eMail: Attachments, Spam, and More: Thursday, May 4, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Informational Program-The Safe Area: Saturday, May 6, 10:30 am. Learn about The Safe Area, a valuable local resource for veterans helping veterans. All are welcome!

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, May 9 & 23, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month) -- Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework.

Computer Class- Microsoft Word-Pictures, Wordart & Text Boxes: Thursday, May 11, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Book Discussion- ‘Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet’ by Jamie Ford: Monday, May 15, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. In honor of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, join us for a discussion of this historical fiction novel. Henry, a Chinese American, remembers a young Japanese American girl from his childhood in the 1940s--Keiko Okabe--with whom he forged a bond of friendship and innocent love that transcended the prejudices of their Old World ancestors.

Computer Class- One on One Computer Help: Thursday, May 18, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Sign up for a 30- minute time slot for one-on-one computer help. Registration Required.

Movie Time for Adults-‘Mao’s Last Dancer’ ©20th Century Fox Home Entertainment: Saturday, May 27, 10 am. Based on the inspiring true story of Li Cunxin, a peasant boy who left Communist China to become a world-renowned dancer with the Houston Ballet. Rated PG. Runtime: 1 hour, 57 minutes.

Computer Class-Free eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines: Thursday, May 25, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

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Free Computer Class - eMail, Spam, Attachments and More

Do you get too many newsletters and other promotional emails? Let's show you how to block them. We will also demo how to add attachments to a email message and how to save attachments you've received to your PC. The class will be held Thursday, May 4 at 10:30 am. Call the library at 281-471-4022 or go online at www.hcpl.net to register.

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Adult Program: 'The Safe Area'

Brochure cover for 'The Safe Area', veterans helping veteransJoin us Saturday, May 6, 10:30 am, at La Porte Community Library, 600 S. Broadway, to learn about ‘The Safe Area’, a unique program based at St. John’s Episcopal Church in La Porte that offers peer-to-peer support for both active military and military veterans. Wayne Norton (U. S. Marine Corps), and Jorge Mazariegos (U. S. Army), facilitators for ‘The Safe Area’, will describe the program that is led by veterans who help veterans.

All facilitators of ‘The Safe Area’ "have received a certificate in Military Veteran Peer Network Basic Training, Texas Veterans Commission and the Military Veteran Peer Network." "Meetings are confidential and are not affiliated with the Veterans Administration or other federal, state, or local government agencies....Persons of any faith group, any belief system, or none, are invited to this community space."

This informative library program on May 6 is free and open to all. Please help us spread the word about this informative program which helps veterans to share their stories with other veterans and find the support they need.

(Quotes from brochure for 'The Safe Area', published by St. John's Episcopal Church, La Porte, TX)