Alicia Mitchell exhibiting in Room L-129

Alicia Mitchell is back with more of her prolific collection of expressive paintings and collages. If you happen to be in the library this month, check out our meeting room--Room L-129--for this El Paso native's exciting work. 

 

 

Marble Roller Coasters & Comic Canvases


marble roller coasters

Next week’s a big one for Teen Summer Reading! First, work with a team to design and build a roller coaster out of foam tubing. Then use marbles to take the coasters on a test run! All supplies provided. For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 14th from 3:00-4:30 pm.

Then on Wednesday, come to the rescheduled Comic Canvases! Use paint, Mod Podge, old comic books and a canvas to create a work of art for your wall! All supplies provided. For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Wednesday, July 15 from 3:00-4:30 pm.

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

Opera in the Children's Area

   Houston Grand Opera will be in the Children's Area on Monday, July 13th at 3:00 pm, to sing [in fabulous opera voice] the books "Bear Snores On" and "No Sleep for the Sheep".  If you've never experienced an Opera To Go production, you are certainly in for a very special treat!  This program is FREE and wonderful for children [and adults] of all ages! 

Read Magazines Online! Flipster is here for you!

In case you missed the notice on our homepage, you can now read your favorite magazines on your computer, Android or Apple tablet, or Kindle Fire. If you download the free Flipster app you can even save an issue to read later offline.

You can also:
Print articles and pictures straight from your browser.
Keyword search within an issue and scan tables of contents in the Content Gallery.
Read back issues you might have missed.

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Super Perler Beads

super perler beads

July is here, and the Teen Summer Reading Program is still going strong. This week make your favorite superheroes and villains out of perler beads! All supplies provided. For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 7th from 3:00-4:30 pm.

And don’t miss the next session of Summer of Code later in the week! You don’t need to have attended the first two sessions to come this week. Meet in the second floor Computer Lab on Thursday, July 9th from 10:00-11:00am.

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.