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Celebrate Read Across America Day with The Cat in the Hat and the Arandas' Mascot "Goat"

Read Across America is an annual celebration created by the National Education Association and promotes the excitement of reading and books to children and teens everywhere. Here at the South Houston Branch Library we invite you to celebrate Read Across America Day during our celebration next Thursday, March 1 at 4:30 PM. Children will have the opportunity to enjoy a cake sponsored by Arandas Bakery, prepare their own Dr. Seuss snacks, and participate in fun games. "The Cat in the Hat" and the Arandas mascot "The Goat" will be present and available to take pictures with children. We invite you to come and celebrate the magic of reading with us.

African American History Month Celebration

February is African American History Month, and we invite you to celebrate the importance of African American culture and history with us. The South Houston Branch Library will be having an African American History Month Celebration on Monday, February 19 at 5:00 pm. All ages are welcome to join us for fun and activities during this celebration. 

You can find a wide variety of historical and biographical books and resources in our library catalog, and if you would like more information about this program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

Winter Olympics Curling Game

The Winter Olympic Games are upon us, and to celebrate we will be having a fun game of Curling on Thursday February 15 @ 4:30 PM. Curling is a game in which members of a team try to control the direction and speed of a round flat stone by sweeping the surface of the ice in the stone's path. Kids ages 6-12 are invited to play our own non-ice modified version of this game and will receive an Olympic Games Diploma.

For more information about this fun program, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

Curling Photo Credit-pixabay.com-CC0 Creative Commons

 

 

Mardi Gras at the Library

Join us next Thursday, February 8 at 4:30 PM at the South Houston Branch Library for a fun Mardi Gras Carnival celebration! All ages are invited to come and enjoy wonderful masks, necklaces and more, so make sure to bring the whole family!

If you would like to learn more about Mardi Gras and perhaps make your own crafts, check out some of the great nonfiction books available at the library.  We even have Mardi Gras music CDs

New Program Times in February

Starting in February, several programs at the South Houston Branch Library will have new times:

Baby Time - Tuesdays at 1:15 PM
Story Time - Tuesdays at 4:30 PM
Walk Away the Pounds/Pierda Libras Caminando - Tuesdays at 10:15 AM 
Computer Classes in English - Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
Computer Classes in Spanish - Thursdays at 10:30 AM

For more information on these and other programs, please contact the branch at 832-927-5530.

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A partir de febrero, varios programas en la sucursal de South Houston tendrán nuevos tiempos: