Betsy A.'s blog

Halloween Game and Craft for Teens

Clipart picture of skull and eyeballs

Join other teens for our Halloween Teen Event: "Gross Out Games and Decorate a Pumpkin".  The description of the program on the La Porte Library Event Calendar reads "Test your skills and try to decide what's in the bag.  You'll also decorate a pumpkin or gourd."  Ages: 10-17. Wednesday, October 27, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.  All materials provided.

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Another La Porte Gem: Five Points Town Plaza

Picture from Five Points Town Plaza website, City of La PorteLa Porte has a beautiful new venue for listening to music and hosting other events called Five Points Town Plaza. It is located at the corner of Broadway and Main Street in La Porte. The name “Five Points” comes from the history of this intersection on Main Street which for years had five streets intersecting.
 
The City of La Porte, in partnership with donors, sponsors various events at the Plaza. This autumn there is the Plaza by the Bay Fall Series. The dates remaining are: Oct 21, Oct 28, and Nov 11. The time of each event is 7 pm; admission is free and open to the public....

Early Voting Starts October 18

Information about early voting for the November 2, 2010 General Election is now available at the library. We have maps with the locations and times of early voting, Voters' Guides, and sample ballots. Stop by to pick up the material so that you will be ready to cast your ballot in early voting, October 18-29, or on Election Day, November 2.
 
More information is available online at www.harrisvotes.com.  
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Getting Back to Nature

Cover of The Practical naturalist: explore the wonders of the natural worldThe library has received a cool new book that has detailed descriptions and colorful pictures of various habitats and the animals and plants that live there. The book is The Practical naturalist: explore the wonders of the natural world / Jill Hamilton. It was produced in association with the National Audubon Society and the publisher DK, which is known for its visually appealing books. The Practical...

Texas Bay Area Polio Survivors

Logo from Texas Bay Area Polio Survivors websiteDo you have a relative or friend who is a survivor of polio? The Texas Bay Area Polio Survivors meet once a month at the La Porte library, usually the first Saturday at 10:30. This is a fun group of people who have even recorded their own song, the Post-Polio Song. They also donated a book to the library: The polio years in Texas: battling a terrifying unknown by Heather Green Wooten. For more information, please see their website at
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