Betsy A.'s blog

Turtle and Frog Pinwheel Craft

Make a turtle and frog pinwheel at 2 pm this Tuesday, August 11, at the library. Recommended for children aged six and older. Join us for this final craft class for the summer!

Annual End of Summer Party

End of Summer Party 2008Join in the fun times at the library as we have our Annual End of Summer Party! Entertainment provided by Bill Wiatrak.  Thursday, August 6 at 2 pm. Refreshments! All ages.

Annual Summer Variety Show

LAP Variety Show 2006Get ready for some hilarious fun at the Annual Summer Variety Show! It's this Thursday morning, July 30, at 10:30. Meet the Hungry Chupacabra, Bart the Bat, Rowdy the Skating Roadrunner, and a host of other characters. The grand finale will be the annual silly string extravaganza! Fun for all Ages. See you there!

Bringing Back the Romance of Sylvan Beach

(Photograph from La Porte Community Library Vertical Files, donated by family of Erna B. Foxworth)One of my first assignments when coming to work at La Porte Community Library was to organize the local history materials.

Sylvan Beach Park captured my interest quickly: In the beginning decades of the 20th century, Sylvan Beach was a major attraction; people came from all over the country to enjoy the beach, Galveston Bay breezes, large dance floor with high quality bands, “bathing girl revues”, picnics, and other pastimes.

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