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Summer Is Here!

Summer is here and with it also the start of HCPL's Summer Reading Program.  The program runs from Monday, June 3 through Saturday, August 10.  The program is open to readers and listeners of all ages.

Soda Bottle Flowers

Join us on Monday, May 20, 2013 @ 1:30 pm in celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and paint a cherry blossom tree on a canvas using paint and soda bottles.  All materials will be provided by the Friends of the South Houston Library.

 

Flickr CC: Painting Cherry Blossom Parasols at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C.: RYANISLAND

Pick up your IRS Tax Forms!

 We are less than a month away from the IRS deadline to file your 2012 income tax.  The deadline is set for Monday, April 15, 2013.  If you have not filed your income tax yet and need a form/instruction booklet etc.  come by our branch and pick it up.  Please visit our home page for our business hours.

Free Exercise Classes! / Clases de Ejercicio Gratis!

Join us on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for a variety of exercise classes.  That include either walking or dancing away those unwanted pounds.  For class time please call the branch @ 713-941-2385, come by the branch and pick up a calendar or take a look at our online calendar of events.

Acompañenos todos los Martes, Miercoles, y Jueves a diferentes clases de ejercicio.  Pierda libras bailando o caminando.  Por favor de llamar a la biblioteca al 713-941-2385, visitenos y recoja su calendario o vea nuestro calendario en nuestra pagina de internet para mas informacion sobre las clases.

Le Invitamos a un Foro Gratuito de Inmigracion y Ciudadania

Le invitamos a un Foro Gratuito de Inmigracion y Ciudadania que se llevara acabo el Sabado 13 de Octubre de el 2012  de 11 am-1 pm.

La organizacion Take the Challenge International tendra un abogado de inmigracion presente para informarle sobre la ley de Accion Diferida "DREAM ACT". Al final de la presentacion usted tendra la oportunidad de hablar personalmente con el abogado quien respondera todas sus preguntas.  Este evento es completamente gratis.

Para mas informes o para registrarse ( solo tenemos 45 sillas disponibles) llame al: (281) 777- 7117.

 

Flickr CC: U.S. Flag: vmf-214

2012 Adult SRP Amazon Gift Card Winner

Congratulations to Mr. Eugene E. Wagner, who has been a South Houston patron for the last 5 years, for winning the 2012 Adult SRP $30 Gift Card to Amazon.com  He is a devoted westerns reader who uses our interlibrary loan service regularly.  "I have read all the westerns and now have moved unto reading mysteries" stated Mr. Wagner.  Some of his favorite authors include Elmer Kelton and Robert B.

Puppet Pizzazz

Join our celebration on Thursday, July 12th from 4- 5 pm.  You will be delighted and amazed at the incredible larger-than life puppet characters.  Program is recommended for children of all ages.  Space is limited so please be on time.  For more information please call the branch at 713-941-2385.

 

 

 

 

Flickr CC: SRP 2011:hcplebranch

Computadora Basica

Miercoles, 16 de Mayo a las 10:15 am

Esta clase introduce al estudiante por primera vez a la computadora.  Los participantes se familiarizaran con los terminos utilizados con diferentes componentes y caracteriscas de la computadora.  Llame o visite la biblioteca de South Houston para registrarse al 713-941-2385. Cupo es limitado a los primeros 15 estudiantes.

 

Flickr CC:Kate the Desktop Computer

Learn to Use Your E-Reader!

Thinking of buying an e-reader or already own one and not sure of how to use it?  The South Houston Branch Library will be hosting a workshop Thursday, March 29 from 2-4 pm where you can learn how to use our digital media catalog and download e-books for free using our wireless network.  Bring your own e-reader or you can compare between the Nook, Kindle or iPad that the branch will have on display.

 

 

 

Flickr CC:Summertime lunch in Bryant Park, Aug 2009-27:Ed Yourdon

Update: South Houston Branch Renovations

 

Renovations to the South Houston Branch continue. Take a look at our most recent pictures!  The staff kitchen and workroom look great along with the main room in the library.  The meeting room and librarian's office is full of new furniture ready to be unpacked.  Please continue to visit our website for more updates and our re-opening information.

Please remember that meanwhile you can visit our closest branch, Parker Williams Library, located at 10851 Scarsdale Blvd. Ste. 510, Houston, TX 77089.

 

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