'The Dog Stars' Book Discussion Wednesday

Book Jacket of 'The Dog Stars' by Peter HellerWe will be discussing The Dog Stars by Peter Heller on Wednesday, October 9, 10:30 - 11:30 am. This book discussion is a part of the Gulf Coast Reads program, an initiative which encourages people on the upper Gulf Coast of Texas to read and discuss the same book. Please join us. No registration required.

Ghostly Gliders After School Craft

What makes a glider ghostly? Join Ms. Mandy Wednesday, October 9 at 3:15 pm to find out. All materials are provided through funding by the Friends of La Porte Library.


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'The Dog Stars' Author Peter Heller at Freeman Branch

Cover of The Dog Stars by Peter HellerPeter Heller, the author of The Dog Stars, will be at the Clear Lake City – County Freeman Branch Library on Thursday, October 3, at 7 pm to talk briefly about the creation of the novel, followed by Q & A and a book signing. The Freeman Branch Library is at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062.

The author’s visit is a part of Gulf Coast Reads, a program which encourages people of the Gulf Coast to read (or listen to) the same book, with programs and book discussions held at various libraries during the month of October.

This appearance at the Freeman Branch by the author was made possible by the Friends of Freeman Library and a bequest from the estate of Jocelyn H. Lee. 

The two programs for Gulf Coast Reads to be held at La Porte Community Library will be a book discussion at 10:30 – 11:30 am on Wednesday, October 9, and a movie from the dystopian genre [title to be announced] on Wednesday, October 16, starting promptly at 4 pm and lasting about 2 hours. Friends of the La Porte Library are sponsoring these two events.

La Porte Health and Safety Fair

The City of La Porte, La Porte LEPC, and La Porte ISD will host the annual La Porte Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, September 28 from 9 am - 1 pm at  La Porte High School. Over 100 exhibits promoting health and safety information will be available, including free health screenings, free children’s immunizations, free child ID kits, a 24-foot rock climbing wall, Bike Safety Exhibit with children’s bike raffle and much more. Get there early to see a medical helicopter landing in front of the school.  Visit with Wally Wise and Sparky the Fire Dog during the fair.  Outside displays include LyondellBasell and "Clutch" the Houston Rockets mascot, La Porte Fire Department engines and ladder trucks, the La Porte Police D.A.R.E. car and many other emergency response vehicles and equipment. 

Afterschool Science Time: Optical Illusions

Hey kids, join Mr. D. and Ms. Mandy for Afterschool Science Time. This month they will be exploring the world of optical illusions. Can you really believe your eyes? Come find out Wednesday, September 25 at 3:15 pm.


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