Fire Safety on Wednesday

This week on Wednesday, July 24th at 10:30 am we will have Fire Safety with Tom Petty and his trick performing wonder dog, Cinder.  This event will take place under the Tree House of Mercer Botanic Gardens and is for all ages.  We hope you all will join us for the wonderful and educational program.  To see what programs we have coming up, please check our events calendar at hcpl.net, or just come by and see us at the Little Blue Library inside Mercer Botanic Gardens.  We would love to see you there!

The Tool Check Out & Raffle Winner

On Saturday, July 13th we had our Tool Check Out & Raffle and it was a wonderful success!  Many people checked out some tools and got their free book.  We are happy to announce the winner of the beautiful hanging plant provided by Plants for All Seasons is, Drum Roll Please………. The winner is Molena!  Congratulations Molena, and thank you to all the people that participated, and to Plants for All Seasons for donating the beautiful plant!

Houston Zoo Sprouts

Tomorrow, Wednesday July 17 at 10:30 am the Baldwin Boettcher Library inside Mercer Botanic Gardens will have Zoo Sprouts.  It is a program geared toward children 18 months to 5 years old, and the Houston Zoo will be coming to us with a program to connect kids to the natural world.  It will take place under the Tree House.  For more information on this wonderful event please call Victoria at 832-927-5480.  No registration is necessary and like all other library programs, it is free.  We hope you will bring your little ones and join us! 

Tool Checkout & Raffle

Saturday, July 13 from 10 am to 3 pm the Baldwin Boettcher Library will be giving away a free book with a tool checkout.  Those who checkout a tool will be entered into a raffle to win a beautiful hanging basket generously donated by Plants For All Seasons. Please note that the tool checkout is for 2 weeks only and the tools must be returned to the same location which is Baldwin Boettcher Library inside Mercer Botanic Gardens.  It is a great time of year to get some extra work done in your yard, and garden, so we hope you will participate in this wonderful service.  We hope to see you all Saturday!

Thomas the Snakeman is Coming!

Thomas the Snakeman will be visiting the Baldwin Boettcher Library on Wednesday, July 10 at 10:30 am.  Come join us under the Tree House inside Mercer Botanic Gardens to learn about snakes and get the opportunity to see and touch them.  This children’s program is for ages 5 to 12 years, and no registration is necessary.  We hope to sssssssssee you tomorrow!