Evelyn Meador

Summer Reading Summary

Now that our Summer Reading Program is officially over, and everyone is coming in to get their prizes (by the way, if you haven’t gotten your prize, come to the Reference Desk before August 18th to get it), we at the Evelyn Meador Library thought it might interest our patrons to find out how our Summer Reading Program went. As such, we decided that we would share some of our statistics for summer reading and show how great our summer went.

Hurricane Watch

Now that our Summer Reading Program is drawing to a close (come and get your prizes if you haven’t already), we at Evelyn Meador Branch Library are moving into a little bit of downtime until school starts. However, we still have a lot to offer the community that you should come in to see. With the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey coming up, and with hurricane season still in full swing, we want to help teach people how to deal with hurricanes. As such, on Tuesday, August 14, at 6:30 PM we have invited NOAA meteorologist Jeffry Evans, to come to the library and discuss some of these issues. With a lot of good information, like hurricane preparedness, a discussion on how much of an anomaly Hurricane Harvey was, and how weather watches work, this lecture is one that you are sure to want to attend.

Newly installed Little Library

Special guest author Betty Heverly writes:

You may have noticed the beautiful miniature library nestled between the flagpoles at Evelyn Meador Library. Sigourney Lee, Seabrook resident and proud Girl Scout, recently completed this project for her Girl Scout Silver Award.

The motto of the Little Free Library Program is “Take a Book. Share a Book”. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. Don’t have time to stop at the library? Grab a book and leave one of your own. Spread the joy!

Congratulations, Sigourney! We look forward to sharing your wonderful project with the community.

Sherlock's Back On!

The Evelyn Meador Branch Library is pleased to announce that we will have a second session of our popular Sherlock Escape Room! For those who missed your chance to attend on July 24, we'll have additional session's of the room on August 16, starting at 1:30. With room for ten people per timeslot and timeslots every hour until 6:30, make sure that you don't miss this fantastic program. 

Register on our online calendar by choosing the time you want and putting in your information. If the timeslot is full, make sure you check other timeslots to see if there is another time you can still go. 

This activity is for ages 10 and up. 

 

It's "cool" at Evelyn Meador Library

 

Monday July 23rd maybe the hottest day of the summer for people here in Houston. Temperatures and heat indexes are expected to be in the triple digits the rest of this week. These dangerous Temperatures have led Harris County to designate the libraries in their system as cooling centers. So if you are sitting at home and sweating your butt off, come on down to the library to relax and cool down.

Have a FOMO? You Probably Should.

FOMO, as I’m sure you all know, is a Fear of Missing Out. It generally refers to the fear that people are going to do something fun without you and afflicts pretty much everyone at some point. If you’ve ever been worried about not being at a game, missing dinner, or have been stressed about what’s happening at home without you, you’ve had FOMO. So, let me tell you right now, if you don’t plan on going to the Evelyn Meador Branch Library this week, you are definitely MO’ing (Missing Out, if that’s not clear).

Always something to do at Evelyn Meador Library!

Summer is slowly ticking by and for some odd reason the stores are already packed with back to school supplies. But, here at Evelyn Meador library we are still in full swing with the Summer Reading Program.

Happy Stay Out of the Sun Day!

For those of you reading this post on July 3, have a wonderful Stay Out of the Sun Day! We at the Evelyn Meador Branch Library hope you are celebrating this important national holiday appropriately by staying inside and reading a book, the way that every holiday should be celebrated. If not, make sure that you are wearing lots of sunscreen, and keeping cool while you are outside reading your book. It would be a shame if you got sunburned while you were outside reading, and we would really rather you not get hurt when you are reading your book ever. Physically at least. We can’t help you if you get emotionally hurt.

Summer is heating up at Evelyn Meador Library

July is looking amazing. On top of the library staff planned programs we have these awesome programs coming up in the next two weeks:
Look for familiar faces at the July 4th Kids Parade at the Rex Meador Park starting at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Miss Nancy and Miss Susan will be at the Harris County table with lots of give a ways.  In celebration of America’s Birthday, we will have Rocket’s Red Glare on 7/2 at 2 pm and 7/3 Baking Soda Bottle Rockets starting at 3:00 pm.  Continue reading for summer reading program and earn cool prizes. 

 

 

Take a Staycation with our Online Resources

During the summer it can be hard to get to your local library. You might be on vacation in a different state, it might be too hard to get the kids in the car, or it might just be too hot (or rainy) to leave the house.  If that’s the case for you, but you’re still hankering for some entertainment, the library is still the place to help you. We have access to tons of databases and online catalogs on our website that can still help you! Here are just a few of them:

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