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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.


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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  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.





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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.


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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.


The Show Must Go On! Library Programs Will Continue...

:The South Houston Library will continue to offer programs in the area while it is closed for remodeling.  We will offer Babytime @ 10 am and Bilingual Storytime @ 11 am every Tuesday.  Also on Thursdays we will have either a craft or movie @ 3:30 pm.

All programs will be held at the South Houston Community Center located at: 1007 State St. South Houston, TX 77587.  Please contact the Branch Librarian, Clara Lopez ,or view our branch calendar if you have any programming questions.


  Saturday, October 1, 2011 will be the last day the branch will be open to the public.  This is the last day customers will be able to return their items at the South Houston Branch.   During our closure please visit our nearby Parker Williams Branch located at 10851 Scarsdale Blvd. Ste. 510.  We will share any information as it becomes available.





Chelsie Miller won a $50 Amazon Gift Card for participating in the Adult Summer Reading Program at the South Houston Branch.  Congratulations Chelsie!



 Flickr:South Houston Branch Winner:hcplebranch

Craft Time: Piñatas

Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and make your own piñata!  We will be having our craft  on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 in the South Houston meeting room at 4:30 pm.


Check out some of our books on making your own piñatas!

Flickr CC: Burro Piñata:Matt Hamm

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