Hey adults! Summer is coming and with it our Summer Reading Program, but remember it's not just for kids and teens. Starting May 31 you too can register online for Reader Nation and start logging in your books June 3. Let's show the young'uns how to rack up those book totals!

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2011

Picture of can opener and tunaThis week, May 22-28, is National Hurricane Preparedness Week sponsored by the National Weather Service. It is time to start gathering those hurricane supplies! For more information, see the News Details portion of the City of La Porte website.

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Hey teens and tweens! Join Ms. Rhiannon for  a fun and delicious time making candy sushi. It kind of looks like the real thing but without the fishy smell and taste. Yum!!  All the fun starts Wednesday, May 18 at 4:00pm.

What Was Your Favorite Book As a Child?

Cover of Book 'King of the Wind' by Marguerite HenryOccasionally someone comes to the library to try to find a book that he or she enjoyed as a child. The person often has a child or grandchild, niece or nephew to introduce to this beloved book. How about you? What book(s) do you remember from your childhood? Let us know by either commenting here or emailing us at . We’d love to hear from you!


Come try your hand at origami with Mr. D and Ms. Mandy. The ancient art of paper folding will begin Wednesday, May 11 at 3:15 pm. All the materials needed will be provided.