Green Thumb Lecture Series: Soil and Composting

SoilThe first lecture of the year in the series run by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners will cover the topic of soils and composting.  Learn how to prepare your beds for the new growing season.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date: January 19, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

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January Computer Classes

Computers, eskimoThe following computer classes will be offered in January:

Computer Basics—January 7
Beginner Internet—January 14
How to Use Facebook—January 21
Beginner Email Part 1—January 28

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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New Year's Holiday Library Hours

New Year's--balloonsPlease take note of the New Year's holiday library hours:

Thursday, December 31, 2015—10:00 am-5:00 pm.

The storytimes will take place as scheduled:
Toddler time—10:00 a.m.
Preschool time—11:00 a.m.

We will be closed Friday, January 1 through Sunday, January 3.
We will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 1:00 pm.

We wish you a Happy New Year!

Christmas Holiday Library Hours

Christmas We will close early on Wednesday, December 23, at 5:00 pm.

The storytimes will take place as scheduled:
Baby time—10:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
Toddler time—11:30 a.m.

We will be closed Thursday, December 24, through Sunday, December 27.
We will reopen on Monday, December 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm.

We wish you a Merry Christmas!

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

H is for HawkTitle to be discussed: H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, January 12, 6:30 p.m.  Summary:  When Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer, Helen had never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk, but in her grief, she saw that the goshawk's fierce and feral temperament mirrored her own. Resolving to purchase and raise the deadly creature as a means to cope with her loss, she adopted Mabel, and turned to the guidance of The Once and Future King author T.H. White's chronicle The Goshawk to begin her challenging endeavor. Projecting herself "in the hawk's wild mind to tame her" tested the limits of Macdonald's humanity and changed her life.