Galena Park

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.   

Ballet Talks

Do you like dancing or the ballet? Then come join us tomorrow Thursday, July 9th at 3:00 pm in the Galena Park Library meeting room for Ballet Talks. A representative from the Houston Ballet will be coming to the Galena Park library to tell us the wonderful story behind the ballet The Sleeping Beauty.

There will be tutus, pointe shoes and props for everyone to enjoy. Hope to see you here!

Storybook Opera at Storytime

To all young story and opera lovers, we are going to have an awesome storytime program this Wednesday, June 17th at 11 am in the meeting room. An Opera singer with the Houston Grand Opera will be singing a great story to us about an adorable cat who saves the day when her master can’t perform at the Opera.

Superhero Boot Camp

Don’t forget, we are having a Superhero Boot Camp TODAY at 3 pm in the park next to the library. So come in your best superhero attire and be ready to get in shape like the superheroes do. Hope to see you there! 

Thank You Captain America!

Thank you Captain America! We had a lot of fun Thursday with your superhero magic show. If you have not yet register for the Summer Reading Program, you can do so by clicking here or registering with a staff member at the library.

Horario Nuevo para las Clases de Computacion en el Verano!

Haz algo divertido este Verano! Venga a la biblioteca de Galena Park para aprender Computacion! Las clases están diseñadas para los adultos en un nivel básico. Tampoco te tienes que registar. Nada mas venga a tiempo el dia que empezamos. Es todo! El proximo curso empieza:

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