HANGERS AND HOSIERY...OH MY!

Ever wonder what to do with that closet full of wire hangers and those bags of old hosiery in your closet?  Well, wonder no more. This month at Art Explorers, we will take those 2 common household "collectibles" and turn them into works of sculptural art!    Your child will learn about the history of modern/contemporary art and then twist a hanger into a free form design, stretch a nylon hose over it and paint it!  This program will meet on Tuesday, November 8th at 4:30 pm and Monday, November 14th at 1:00 pm in the Children's Department.  Each session is limited to 20 children (ages 2nd - 6th grade).  Call 832-559-4235!

Join a library Book Club

Do you enjoy discussing with others the books that you read? Perhaps you'd enjoy participating in one of our book clubs.

The groups meet once a month, some in the evenings, some in the afternoons, to discuss selected titles in their favorite genres. There's no charge, no registration, no obligation to come to every meeting; just good discussions and light refreshments.

After Austen:                    last Monday, 7-9 pm in Room L212

Currently reading:           The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman

Afternoon Book Club:  1st Tuesday, 3-5pm in Room L212

Currently reading:           Loving Frank by Nancy Horan

Inspirational Book Club: 2nd Thursday, 7-9 pm, Friends of the Library Room

Currently reading:           The Inheritance by Tamera Alexander

Mother-Daughter:          (for moms and their teenage daughters) See our calendar of events for the current meeting date because this moves to accommodate school schedules—7 -8:30 pm, Friends of the Library Room

Currently reading:           Sweethearts by Sara Zarr

Mystery Book Club:        4th Thursday from 1-3 pm, Friends of the Library Room

Currently reading:           A Thief of Time by Tony Hillerman

Non-Fiction Book Club: 3rd Tuesday, 2-4 pm in Room L212

Currently reading:           The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the rush to Empire, 1989 by Evan Thomas

Paranormal Book Club:2nd Monday, 7-9 pm in Room 212

Currently reading:           Nice Girls Don’t have Fangs by Molly Harper

R.E.A.D. to a dog?...

On Tuesday, Oct. 25th from 4:30 - 6:30 pm in the Children's Department, you can read a book to Sheba or Brandy!  They are Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D) with Montgomery Pet Partners, Inc. and they have graciously volunteered to come and read with any child age 4 - 12!  Children who participate in the R.E.A.D program improve in reading and communicating skills, build their self-esteem, confidence, social skills and most of all have fun!  Man's best friend has also become his best reading buddy!  No registration is required, but, you must select your book prior to getting in line to read!  For more info call 832-559-4235.

Do you want to learn English? ¿Trata de aprender Ingles?

Do you want to learn English? The library offers a free English as a Second Language discussion group every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the second floor conference room. You are welcome!

¿Trata de aprender Ingles? Quiza usted conoce a alguien que quiere aprender Ingles. La Biblioteca de Tomball actualmente ofrece una clase de discusión de Ingles como ségunda lengua y nosotros planemos comenzar los grupos adicionales en las próximas semanas.

Estos grupos gratis de discusión ayudan a las personas a alcanzar sus metas. El propósito es para que usted pueda aprender a leer y hablar el idioma Ingles. Cualquier persona interesada puede venir a la biblioteca en el segundo piso el miércoles a las 10:30 AM en el cuarto de conferencias.

La biblioteca tambien tiene cursos como Rosetta Stone, seleccíon de libros de Ingles como segunda lengua, CDs y DVDs que pueden ser prestados por un period prolongado de tiempo.

HEY, ART EXPLORERS!

 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! 

Learn all about the "Arte Huichol" Indians and have fun creating a unique piece of art using beads and clay!  This program meets in the Children's Department on Monday, October 10th at 1:30 pm and Tuesday, October 11th at 4:30 pm!  Each session is limited to 20 children, grades 2nd -6th.  Call 832-559-4235 to register!