Aldine

Donate Blood, Save Lives, Be a Hero! ¡Done sangre, salve vidas, sea un héroe!

Blood CenterYou don’t even have to leave the neighborhood. The Aldine Library will host a blood drive on Friday, December 14, from 1-4:30 pm. Please schedule an appointment to donate by calling 888-482-5663 or going here. You could save up to 3 lives and it won’t cost you anything but a little of your time!  If you or your loved one needed blood, you’d want the Blood Center to have an adequate supply, right?

Lovely Lithograph Loaned to Library

Quanah November was Native American Heritage month. In recognition of the occasion, an Aldine library customer, Mr. J. Martinez, generously loaned the library his beautiful lithograph of a painting of Comanche Chief, Quanah Parker. Lots of library customers stopped by the table to enjoy the artwork and learn about the Chief. Thank you, Mr. Martinez!

Adult Craft Project: Create Your Own Earrings

Christmas earringsChoose a picture (Christmas-y or not) that can be printed from a computer and turn it into a one-of-a-kind pair of earrings for yourself or as a gift. Tuesday, December 4, 1:30-2:30 pm.

Resources for Seniors

Seniors 1 croppedYou are invited to a presentation about “Resources for Seniors” on Thursday, November 15, 1:30-2:30 pm. Please come and invite your neighbors, friends, family, and coworkers to come, too.

Free Medicare Information

Medicare 2Our Medicare expert will be here this Saturday, Nov. 10, from 2-3 pm. If you are already on Medicare, it very important that you explore your options now, during open enrollment. If you’re approaching Medicare eligibility, it’s a good idea to start learning about it in advance. Please register here if you plan to attend.

Candy Cane Wreaths / Coronas de Dulces

Candy cane wreathsTuesday (martes), November 6, 1:30-2:30 pm. Design and make a festive wreath from candy canes! For adults. Registration is required because supplies are limited. ¡Diseña y haz una corona festiva de dulces de menta! Para adultos. Proveeremos suministros. Registración requerida.

Finding Low-Cost Housing

HousingIf you are looking for low-cost housing, come to the library on Friday, November 2, at 1:30 pm to learn how to use the Harris County Community Services Department’s website to find rental property, opportunities for first-time homebuyers, financial assistance, emergency shelter and other services. The presenter will walk you through the process step-by-step. If you know someone who needs housing assistance, send them in, too!

Calling all Pokémon Go Trainers! ¡Entrenadores Pokémon Go!

Aldine library will be hosting a Lure event! Monday, October 29, 6:00-7:30 pm. Open to all trainers and all ages! We will have 2 Pokéstops with Active Lures running. Come dressed up in your costumes! Add friends, trade Pokémon, & more! See you there!
¡La biblioteca de Aldine está organizando un evento de Lure! Lunes, 29 de octubre, 6:00-7:30 pm. ¡Abierto a todos los entrenadores y todas las edades! Tendremos 2 Pokéstops con Lures activos. ¡Venga vestido con sus disfraces! ¡Agregue amigos, intercambie Pokémon y más! ¡Los veremos aquí!

The Real Texas Rangers

Texas Rangers-oldThe Texas Rangers are a legendary law enforcement agency. Come and find out about their history and what real Texas Rangers do in the 21st century, from a DPS Trooper who knows all about them. Thursday, October 25, at 5:30 pm.

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Lucha contra la trata de personas

UAHTNo recibe mucha atención, pero la trata de personas es un gran problema en el área de Houston. Todos deben saber cómo reconocer los signos y qué hacer al respecto. Lo invitamos a asistir a una presentación en la Biblioteca de Aldine el jueves, 25 de octubre, a la 1:30 pm para conocer la situación del tráfico local y lo que USTED puede hacer para combatirlo. Por favor invite a su familia, sus amigos y sus vecinos también!

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