Creative Corner

All the world’s a stage!

Explore your creative side as we each make a big puppet and craft a story to tell.

This program is for grades 1-5 and kindergarteners with an adult.

 

Date: Wednesday, September 20

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Space is limited. Please arrive early to ensure participation. 
Registration for after-school programs opens 30 minutes prior to the program.

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

News of the worldTitle to be discussed: News of the world by Paulette Jiles.  Date of meeting: October 10, 6:30 p.m.  Summary: "In the wake of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San Antonio. Four years earlier, a band of Kiowa raiders killed Johanna's parents and sister; sparing the little girl, they raised her as one of their own. Recently rescued by the U.S. army, the ten-year-old has once again been torn away from the only home she knows. Their 400-mile journey south through unsettled territory and unforgiving terrain proves difficult and at times dangerous. Johanna has forgotten the English language, tries to escape at every opportunity, throws away her shoes, and refuses to act "civilized." Yet as the miles pass, the two lonely survivors tentatively begin to trust each other, forming a bond that marks the difference between life and death in this treacherous land. Arriving in San Antonio, the captain must hand Johanna over to an aunt and uncle she does not remember -- strangers who regard her as an unwanted burden. A respectable man, Captain Kidd is faced with a terrible choice: abandon the girl to her fate or become -- in the eyes of the law -- a kidnapper himself."

Cooks and Books--NEW!

NEW FOR GRADES 3-5!

Join the fun with our new book group!
Let’s bake a snack and talk about books! For our first meeting, bring one of your favorite books.

 

 

Date: Wednesday, September 13

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Space is limited. Please arrive early to ensure participation. Free storytime tickets will be distributed 30 minutes prior to programs or 15 minutes prior to 10 a.m. programs.
Registration for after-school programs opens 30 minutes prior to the program.

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September Computer Classes

In September we are offering the following computer classes:

Beginner Email—September 7
Beginner Word—September 14
Intermediate Word—September 21
One on One—September 28

All classes are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.  One-on-one sessions are 30 minutes each.

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

After Harvey: Frequently Asked Questions

HCPL Harvey FAQs

I could not return my library materials because I could not reach the library due to high water. Am I still responsible for the late fees? 

If you return your books by September 15, you will not accrue late fees.