Our summer programs have started

  Our first program featuring all kinds of snakes was a big hit.  131 people attended to learn about snakes.  They  were able to touch them and have their photo taken with a large python.  

Next week at 3 PM on Wednesday, we will have a mystery craft program for children ages 5 to 12 years.

Tuesday there will be a Teen Craft program for teens 10 to 15 years.  We'll create beaded bracelets.

Snakes in the Library !

   Snakes in the Library !  Our first summer children's program will feature Thomas Davis and a variety of snakes.  Children will learn about these fascinating animals, see various types and sizes and get to pet some of the snakes.  This program will be on Wednesday June 6 at 3 PM , in the auditorium of the Senior Center next to the Library.  The West University Library is located at 6108 Auden.  Call 713 668-8273 for information.             The summer reading program for children, teens and adults starts Monday June 4.  Create your account online to log in your books or minutes read.  www.hcpl.net

WU Book Club on Summer Hiatus

State of WonderThe West University Book Club will take a break during the summer months and will resume meeting in September.  If you would like to get a head start on our September selection, check out State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett.  


Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things AreIn the Night KitchenBeloved author and illustrator, Maurice Sendak, passed away on May 8, 2012.  Some of his best known books include Where the Wild Things Are,

Celebrating the Ancient Art of Origami

origamiAdults and children explored the ancient art of origami, in celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage month at West University Library.  Shapes created included traditional ones such as cranes and rabbits, but also more modern ones, such as Yoda from Star Wars.