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Book Jacket of 'The Artist's Way' by Julia CameronI’ve been thinking lately about the subject of creativity, and that has led me to remember one of my favorite books: The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron. A point Cameron’s book makes is that we all have some degree of creativity within us and it is worthwhile to overcome our fear of using it. That aspect of her book intrigues me.

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Chocolate Chicken Scavenger Hunt

Join the fun afterschool with this exciting La Porte tradition. Mr. D. and Ms. Mandy will be handing out the clues Wednesday, March 16 at 3:15 pm. Come prepared to search!

 

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Teen Craft: String Eggs

Clipart of Eggs in Pastels: Copyright © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd. Design your own egg pattern out of string. Each egg will contain a little surprise inside! Wednesday, April 16, 4 pm – 5 pm. Ages 10-17. 

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Story Time Egg Hunt

Join Mr. D. and Ms.Mandy for the annual Story Time Egg Hunt . Bring your basket and hippity hop to the hunt. The fun begins Tuesday, April 15 at 10:15 am.

 

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National Library Week Craft!

Clipart: Copyright © 2014 Jupiterimages CorporationCelebrate National Library Week by creating a colorlite bookmark! This is a make-and-take craft with all materials provided. Wednesday, April 9, at 3:15 pm. For school-age children. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

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April Computer Classes

Beginning in April we are going back to basics. For two Thursdays we will be revisiting Internet Basics classes. Learn how to use the basic features of Internet Explorer 10, Google search, Google maps, etc. Sign up early, space is limited. The classes will be held Thursdays, April 3 and April 10 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm.

 

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Afterschool Science Time: LIGHT REFRACTION

Picture of pyramid with light refracting from Microsoft Office Word 2013Join us for 30-45 minutes of hands-on Science in the Library! This week we will conduct a cool experiment to show the refraction of light in water. Wednesday, March 26 at 3:15 p.m. For school-age children. Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

Picture from Microsoft Office Word 2013.

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College Connection Workshop

On Saturday, March 22, there will be a workshop for young people who are considering college. It will be held at First Baptist Church at 310 South Broadway in La Porte. The workshop is from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The flyer states: “All youth are invited to attend who are uncertain about their direction in life, need guidance or could use some encouragement!” Please call 281-451-9593 to give the number of youth who will be attending, or email this information to: sharonm@themissingpeaceministry.org.

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Melting Crayon Craft Time

Teens and Tweens, join us for a DIY craft involving melting crayons to create your own art piece. The craft will kick off  Wednesday, March 19 at 4:00 pm. All materials provided.

 

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March is National Craft Month

Did you realize that March is National Craft Month? We are celebrating all month with a book display of a few of the crafting books in our collection and this display of examples of items crafted by our talented staff. Find your craft and enjoy your creative side.

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