Baldwin Boettcher

Harris County Precinct 4, Harris County Public Library Partner to Reopen Baldwin Boettcher Library

Exterior of Little Blue Library at Mercer ParkEnrichment, education, refreshment, and recreation. These are common goals of two very different institutions joining forces to provide an extraordinary experience for Harris County residents. Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle and Harris County Public Library are proud to announce plans to rebuild Baldwin Boettcher Library at Precinct 4’s Mercer Botanic Gardens more than a year after the library closed due to Hurricane Harvey.

Read more at Harris County Precinct 4.

This Week @ The Little Blue Library

This week at The Little Blue Library, we have a lot in store for you.  On Monday, Sept 17, we will have Storytime in the Gardens.  The subject this week will be “weather”.  On Monday evening @ 6 pm, we will have ESL with our beloved Cindy.  It will take place at The Mercer Botanic Center on 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  For more information on the location, please call Cindy at 832-927-5480.   It is a level 1 class and free.   No registration is necessary.  On Wednesday, Sept 19, we will have Spin-a-Yarn @ 11 am.  If you like to knit, crochet, sew, craft, or chat, then this is the group for you!  It will also take place at The Mercer Botanic Center on 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  For

This Week and Next @ The Little Blue Library

We hope everyone had a nice Labor Day this week.  Here is a re-cap of this week for The Little Blue Library.  Wednesday we had our Spin-A-Yarn group meet at 11 am in the Mercer Botanic Center at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd. The building is located on a street called Titleliest adjacent to the CVS.

Labor Day Closed/No ESL Class

The Baldwin Boetcher’s Little Blue Library and Its location at Lone Star College North Harris will be closed Monday, Sept 3rd in observance of Labor Day.  Due to the closure, there will be no ESL at 6 pm on Monday.  The Library will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, Sept 4th at 10 am.  For those that come to the ESL classes, we will have our Friday class this week, Sept 7th at 1 pm.  We hope you all have a wonderful Labor Day weekend! 

More Events at The Little Blue Library

Today is Wednesday and we had a nice turn out for our Spin-a-Yarn group that gets together every Wednesday at 11 am.  We gather at the Mercer Botanic Center at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to knit, crochet, create, and chat, then this is the group for you.  Later today at 5 pm, Word Crafters will meet in the Lone Star Café of Lone Star College North Harris.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us.  If you have any questions about the writing group, please call Carrie at 281-765-7726.  On Thursday, we will have Motion Animation Adventures at 3:30 pm.  This activity is for teens and tweens and will be located under the tree house.  Test your creativity and mad picture taking skills with our monthly stop-motion animation club.  Each month will be a different theme.

Monday at the Little Blue Library

Today is Monday and we have our Story time in the Garden at 10:30 am.  Today the subject is Animal Paws.  It will be under the Tree House.  At 4 pm will be our kids program making Teleidocopes.  Yes, you read that correctly. TELEIDOSCOPE.  This will be for ages 6 to 11 and will take place under the Tree House.  Tonight at 6 pm, we will have ESL with our beloved Cindy.  It will take place at the Mercer Botanic Center.  The address there is, 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd. If you have any further questions about ESL and the location, please call Cindy at 832-927-5480.  So come by and see us at the Little Blue Library and see for yourself what we have going on.  We would love to see you here!

Stained Art for Teens on Thursday

Today is the teen craft at Baldwin Boettcher’s Little Blue Library.  Teens will be creating stained art, and “paint with all the colors of the wind” and make simple but awesome stained art to decorate their space.  This program is for ages 11 to 18 years and will take place under the tree house from 3:45 to 4:45 pm.  No registration is necessary and as always, it is a free program.  So come join us.  We would love to have you participate in the fun!

Wednesday Programs for Baldwin Boettcher

Today is Wednesday, August 22, and we will have our Spin-a-Yarn group meet at 11 am.  The location will be Mercer Botanic Center and the address is 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.  If you like to do crafts, knit, crochet, and chat then this is the group for you!
We will also have Word Crafters meet today at 5 pm.  Due to the early closing hours at the college because of the end of semester break, we will be meeting at the Starbucks at 1960 and Aldine Westfield.  If you like to write or would like to start, come join us.  We would love to have you there!

Programs This Week @ The Little Blue Library

Monday, August 20, we will have Story Time in the Gardens at 10:30 am.  The subject this week will be “squirrels”. It will take place under the tree house, and the age group it is for is 2 to 6 years old.   In the afternoon, we will have a program for kids and tweens ages 6 – 11 for Ocean in a Bottle.  Join us as we use science to make an ocean in a bottle with oil and water.  If you are wondering which one we will need more of?   Come join us and find out!  Then we will have an adult program at 6 pm.  It is English as a Second Language (ESL) taught by our beloved Cindy.  That class is located at the Mercer Botanic Center right down the road at 22540 Aldine Westfield Rd.

New Hours for The Little Blue Library

Baldwin Boettcher’s Little Blue Library will have new hours starting Monday, August 20.  They will be open 10 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday for your convenience.   To see what activities we have coming up, check our events calendar at hcpl.net, and then come by and see us.  We would love to see you here!
 

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