Galena Park

Book Discussion- "The Promise"

Join us at the Galena Park Branch Monday, October 12th at 11 am to discuss this year’s Gulf Coast Reads Book “the Promise” by Ann Weisgarber. Hope to see you there! 

Galveston: History and Hospitality

Natalie Malphrus author of "Galveston: Beyond The Beach Insiders' Guide & Tips To Island Favorites" will be at the Galena Park Branch Library on Tuesday, October 6th at 6:00 pm giving a presentation about the fascinating history of Galveston Island and some interesting facts you probably haven’t heard of. If you're a day-tripper, new to the area or haven't been to Galveston in awhile, you'll hear about some great places to see the next time you visit. For more information please call 713-540-0982 Hope to see you there!

Teen Time @ GP

Hey teens do you like to dance and would like to show off your cool moves? Then come join us this Monday, September 28th at 4 pm at the Galena Park Meeting Room for a fun hour of Just Dance! Come bring your friends and your dancing shoes. Hope to see you there! 

We Have A New Friend At GP

Hey everybody! Come meet our new huggable, lovable friend Gene the Bear. Gene the Bear loves to read books, eat berries and honey, take extremely long naps, and chase butterflies when he is not napping. He enjoys picnics and helping people. One day, Gene the Bear decided he wanted to help his community but did not know how. He went to visit his friend Congressman Gene Green for advice. After a long conversation, they decided that the best way for Gene the Bear to help his community was to become a reading companion for children at the Galena Park Library...

Library closed on Labor Day

Job FairDon't forget, all Harris County Library locations will be closed this Monday, September 7th, in observance of Labor Day. And speaking of Labor Day, did you know Harris County will be hosting a Job and Career Fair on Thursday, September 10th at NRG Stadium from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm? Don't miss this opportunity to meet staff and hiring managers from several Harris County departments. Check out the Harris County Human Resources & Risk Management webpage for more information and to print out a free parking pass.

Get Active/ Activate

Do you want to become more active and get in shape but the Houston heat doesn’t let you? Don’t worry, we have a solution for you. Starting Wednesday, September 2nd at 4:00 pm we will be offering weekly adult indoor exercise sessions that will keep you active and healthy. So don’t delay, grab your tennis shoes and join us in the Galena Park Library meeting room for some exercise fun!

School Resources @ Your Library

studentSummer is over and that means it's back to school time.  Did you know that besides some cool new shoes and sharpened pencils, there's something else you need to succeed in school?  Your library databases!  We have an incredible amount of resources available online, such a magazine and journal articles, essays and links to controversial topics (perfect for persuasive essays), online practice tests and skill building exercises for SATs, and so much more.  You can access all of these great resources from home with your library card, or come in to the library and we will be happy to walk you through these tools.&n

Meditation: A Tool for Stress Reduction and a Healthier Lifestyle

Are you feeling stressed? Would you like to learn how to reduce stress in your life? Then meditation is the answer. Long time meditator Daya Sharma, will be offering a lively and engaging meditation workshop Saturday, August 29th at 11 am at the Galena Park Branch Meeting Room. In this workshop you will learn the tools of stress reduction and how to live a healthier lifestyle. Hope to see you there!

Boom Puff Art!

Summer Reading is almost over and we will be having our last summer children’s program tomorrow Thursday, August 6th at 3:00 pm. We will be using exploding paint to create some really cool paintings. Join us for this boomtastic program just outside the Galena Park Library in the park. Hope to see you there!

"Catch Me IF You Can" Animal Program

Do you know what animals are prey and what animals are predators in the area where you live? Would you like to find out? Then come join us at the Alvin D. Baggette Community Center this Thursday, July 30th at 3 pm, for our Catch Me If You Can program. A Traveling Naturalist with the Challenger Seven Learning Center will be bringing live animals and talking about the difference between a prey animal vs a predator animal. This is a ticketed event, so please pick up your free ticket at the circulation desk in the library before the program begins. You must have your ticket present to attend this program. One ticket per child while tickets last.   

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