La Porte

Adult Programs in July

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. A hand is shown, writing the word July.Adult Programs – July 2017

All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for any program marked 'Registration Required'.

Computer Class: Excel: Data Entry and Editing: Thursday, July 6, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Beginner Origami: Butterfly. Thursday, July 6, at 11 am. Registration Required.

Crafting for Adults: Felt Gingerbread Man. Saturday, July 8, 10:30 am. Registration Required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, July 11, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework. No registration required.

Yoga Basics for Adults (Ages 18+): Saturday, July 15, 10:30 am. Rosalinda Segovia-Robertson, National Association of Certified Yoga Teachers, will present a class on Yoga Basics. Dress comfortably.
No registration required.

Book Discussion: ‘The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper: A Novel’ by Phaedra Patrick. Monday, July 17, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper stopped engaging with life a year ago when his wife of 40 years died. But the discovery among her things of a charm bracelet he'd never seen before prompts a quest to discover the origins of the bracelet and all of its charms. His adventures take him from his home in York through the English countryside, and on to Paris and India. Free. Ages 18+. No registration required. Call 281-471-4022 to reserve a copy.

Computer Class: Word: Editing and Formatting Tips: Thursday, July 20, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

History of the Moon as Revealed by the Apollo Program: Saturday, July 22, 10:30 am. Where were you in July 1969, when Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon? Walter Kiefer, a scientist from the Lunar and Planetary Institute, will give a fascinating talk on what the Apollo program taught us about the moon’s history. Geared toward adults, but teens and children who like science or history will also enjoy! No registration required.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, July 25, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month). Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework.

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Ice Cream Science

Experiment with how ice cream is made and then taste the results! For all ages. No pre-registration is required. The program starts Thursday, July 6 at 2:00 pm.

Sorry we cannot accommodate Daycare groups for this program.

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Book Discussion: 'The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper' by Phaedra Patrick

Cover Art for The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra PatrickJoin us Monday, July 17 at 6:30 pm as we discuss the novel The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick.

Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper stopped engaging with life a year ago when his wife of 40 years died. But the discovery among her things of a charm bracelet he'd never seen before prompts a quest to discover the origins of the bracelet and all of its charms. His adventures take him from his home in York through the English countryside, and on to Paris and India.

The book is available in Regular Print Book, Large Print, eBook, and eAudio. Call 281-471-4022 or come by the library if you would like assistance in getting a copy.  For ages 18+. No registration required. 

Program: Captain Carol Curtiss-'Life of a Merchant Marine Officer'

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Cargo ShipJoin us for our program Life of a Merchant Marine Officer, Saturday, June 17 at 10:30 am. Captain Carol Curtiss will talk about her experiences in the Merchant Marines as one of the first women officers aboard Ocean-going Merchant Cargo ships. Captain Carol is an entertaining speaker! Her stories are included in her new book: 'Deep as the Ocean'. Free! No registration required. 

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Adult Senior Program-At the La Porte Senior Center

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Older Lady Stretching.Join us at the Norman L. Malone Senior Center, 1322 S. Broadway, La Porte, TX for an enlightening workshop on Aging Gracefully, presented by Katie Coones & Judy Svegliato! This fun exploration of the positive aspects of growing older is free and open to all adults ages 55+. Tuesday, June 13, at 9:30 am. No registration required and you do not have to live in La Porte to attend.

This workshop is provided through a partnership of the Norman L. Malone Senior Center and La Porte Community Library.

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Cancelled Lady Bug Program Replaced by Mad Science

The Lucky Lady Bugs Program scheduled for Thursday, June 15 has been cancelled by the performer. We will be presenting a program by the group Mad Science on the following Thursday, June 22 at 2:00 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.                                                             Clipart:    Copyright © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.                               

Grand Opening of the Creative Learning Space

Monday, June 5 at 1:30 pm we held the grand opening of the Creative Learning Space. The puzzles, toys, puppets and all the furnishings are a generous gift from The Friends of the La Porte Library to our community's families. It is our hope that our families will find it a comfortable place to enjoy reading and playing with their children.  Pictured left to right are Garrette Smith, Deputy Director of HCPL, Myra Wilson, Branch Manager of La Porte Library and Megan Harper, President of the Friends. 

Braveheart Water Balloon Battle

Join us for a true La Porte tradition on Thursday, June 8 at 2:00 pm. The Braveheart Water Balloon Battle XXI will take place. Dress to get wet. This program is recommended for children 6 or older.

Summer Reading Sign-up Party

Join us for our Summer Sign-Up Party and get signed-up for our Summer Reading Fun. Featuring Magician Jeffrey! Refreshments provided by The Friends of La Porte Library. The fun begins Monday, June 5 at 2:00 pm.

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Adult Programs in June

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Month of JunePrograms in June for Adults:

All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for any program marked Registration Required.

Computer Class: Internet: Google Maps, YouTube: Thursday, June 1, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

Crafting for Adults-Bride & Groom Clothespin: Saturday, June 3, 10:30 am. Registration Required.

Computer Class-Facebook: Thursday, June 8, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Registration Required.

VFW Explains the Flag Retirement Ceremony: Saturday, June 10, 10:30 am. Bring your kids or grandkids and learn about the inspiring ceremony used to retire the United States flag! You are welcome to bring worn U. S. or Texas flag that needs to be retired and the VFW will include the flags in their upcoming retirement ceremony.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, June 13, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month) -- Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework.

Computer Class-One-on-One Computer Help: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. Sign up for a 30-minute time slot for one-on-one computer help. Registration Required.

Life of a Merchant Marine Officer: Saturday, June 17, 10:30 am. Captain Carol Curtiss shares her interesting experiences as one of the first female officers in the Merchant Marines! She has some great stories!

Book Discussion- ‘My Name is Lucy Barton: A Novel’ by Elizabeth Strout: Monday, June 19, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation. Her mother, to whom she has not spoken for many years, comes to see her. Gentle gossip about people from Lucy's childhood in Amgash, Illinois, seems to reconnect them, but just below the surface lies the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of Lucy's life: her escape from her troubled family, her desire to become a writer, her marriage, her love for her two daughters.

Knit/Crochet Circle for Adults: Tuesday, June 27, 10 am (Second & Fourth Tuesday of the month) -- Bring your current knit or crochet project for two hours of peaceful needlework.

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