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Strike, Scrape & Shake Show!

ComPercussione with your ears and minds open as Mark Shelton rolls into our library with his many instruments—some of them very unique.  Be prepared for lots of sound, music, and entertainment, as you listen to the history of percussion.

When: Tuesday, July 22, 3:00 p.m.

50 free tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the program.

Children must be at least 5 years old and be able to sit through the program without a parent present.

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Spring Branch Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

PompeiiTitle to be discussed: Pompeii, by Robert Harris.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 6:30pm.  Summary: When the aqueduct that brings fresh water to thousands of people around the bay of Naples fails, Roman engineer Marius Primus heads to the slopes of Mount Vesuvius to investigate, only to come face to face with an impending catastrophe.

 

July Computer Classes

Computer ClassReserve your space now.

Beginner Word, Thursday July 10, 3:30pm; Intermediate Word, Thursday July 17, 3:30pm; Beginner Excel, Thursday July 24, 4:00pm; Intermediate Excel, Thursday July 31, 3:30pm. 

Register at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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50+? Don’t Miss the Bus!

Bus 2Upcoming Harris County Pct. 4 Fun4Seniors Excursions:
  *The Peddler Show & the Southeast Texas Great Outdoors Expo in Beaumont, Friday, July 18, 9 am-5:45 pm, $3 + lunch. Shop artisans from all over the U.S.!
*KHOU Studio and Central Market, Tuesday, July 22, 9:30 am-3:30 pm, FREE + lunch.

It's Buddy Time!

Are you guys busy on this Wednesday? Well, if you are not and if you are a preschooler, drop in by the Barbara Bush Branch Library to say hi to a buddy. That buddy will be none other than the HEB Buddy. Yes, he's going to visit us one more time.

August Computer Classes: Email Basics

Create and learn how to use an email account in "Email Basics," a four-part training taking place on August 6, 8, 13 and 20. All sessions are from 3 to 5 p.m. To register for these sessions, call the library at 281-484-2036.  You can also register by clicking on the event on our events calendar

Upcoming Computer Classes: July 21 - August 2

The Kingwood Branch Library offers free computer and device classes throughout the month. The classes offered for the weeks of July 21st - August 2nd are listed below.

Mick Corley presents "Tales from Beyond"

"Tales from Beyond" is a presentation of oddities, a personal experience in the strange and unusual.  See strange artifacts, learn about mentalist powers and hear stories of unbelievable events.  Enjoy the strange stories and many talents (mime, magician, and actor are just a few) of Mick Corley.

This program is recommended for ages 11 to 17 years  and approximately 50 minutes long.

HCPL Volunteer Literacy Tutor Training Coming Soon

Did you know that one out of five Texans cannot read a newspaper, fill out a job application or help with their children's homework? Illiteracy is one of the biggest challenges facing America, but you can be part of the solution. Become a volunteer literacy tutor at Harris County Public Library.

Mad Science Monday @ North Channel

scienceKids, want to try some delicious, hands-on science? Our July Mad Science Monday program will focus on using food to learn about science.  Yum!  Join us today at 2:30 pm.  Free tickets are required and are available at the front desk.

 

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