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Hey kids! What kind of science is Mr. D and Ms. Mandy cooking up for you this week at Afterschool Science Time? Have you ever wondered about smells - good and bad? Does your nose know? Find out Wednesday, October 26 at 3:15 pm. Join in the fun.

Holiday Crafts & Cooking

Photo of Book Display-Holiday Crafts & CookingOur latest book display in the adult non-fiction section highlights holiday crafts and cooking. Find books to help in planning your holiday meals or creating special gifts.  We have many books available on the various holidays.  Here are some book titles:

The New Thanksgiving Table:  an American Celebration of Family, Friends, and Food by Diane Morgan

The Jewish Holiday Kitchen: [250 Recipes From Around the World to Make Your Celebrations Special] by Joan Nathan

Christmas Gifts From the Kitchen by Georgeanne Brennan

Teen Craft: Glow Lantern

Clipart of recycled bottleCreate spooky lanterns out of recycled bottles. Samples similar to what you will be making are displayed over the Circulation desk in the Library. Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 4 – 5 p. m. Ages 10-17. All materials provided.


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Children attending Baby Time on Tuesday, October 25 or either of the two Toddler Times on Thursday, October 27 are invited to wear their Halloween costumes.  Baby Time begins Tuesdays at 11:00 am and Toddler Times begin Thursdays at 10:15 am and 11:00 am. I wonder what costume Ms. Mandy will wear? There will be stories and fun. 

Five Points Town Plaza Concert

Photo of building at Five Points Town Plaza from City of La Porte TX websiteSteve Helms Band will be playing at Five Points Town Plaza on Thursday, October 20, 7 – 9 p. m.  Five Points Town Plaza is located at 201 S. Broadway in La Porte. Concert is free. Bring your lawn chairs, mosquito spray, and cooler (no glass).  The concert is sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department for the City of La Porte. For more information contact Nikki Stout at 281-470-7275. (Photo from City of La Porte Texas website, Five Points Town Plaza.)