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Staff picks: The Hunger Games

It’s been tough, but between illegal hunting and other risks, Katniss Everdeen has kept her family fed since her father died in a mining accident.  But when the 74th annual hunger games arrive Katniss finds herself on the way to the arena where she and 23 other “tributes” will find themselves in a battle to the death.

the hunger games

Peanut Butter Pie

Be at High Meadows at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, February 15.  Learn about George Washington Carver and how to make a delicious dessert at the same time.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Peanut Butter Pie

photo courtesy of roboppy

Black History Month Art Contest

1. Be between the ages of 13 and 18.
2. Create a piece of art for black history month.  Drawing, sculpture—be creative.
3. Turn it in at High Meadows by Monday, February 28.
4. Include a cover sheet with your name and contact information.
5. Win!
Dr. King

 

photo courtesy of dbking

Storybook Opera en Espanol

Alma, la Gata de la Opera por Tess Weaver.


Bring your kids and listen to a story with music from the Houston Grand Opera!  Tuesday, January 25 at 10:30 am at High Meadows.  Program is free and in Spanish.

Traiga sus ninos y escuche un cuenta con musica de la Houston Grand Opera!  Martes 25 de Enero a las 10:30 am.  Esta una programa gratis y en Espanol.

cat singing opera

this photo courtesy of Aleposta

Fruit pancakes!

Come to the library on Tuesday, January 25 at 5pm for our next Kids Cook! parent/child cooking experience.  This time, we’ll be making fruit pancakes.  Space is limited so be here early.  Free tickets will be available at 4:45.  Adult participation is required.

fruit pancakes

 

photo courtesy of stevegarfield

ESL classes

High Meadows branch library hosts English Language classes meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11am; on Fridays at 4:30pm and Saturdays at 11am. We look forward to seeing you there.

La biblioteca High Meadows tendra clases de Ingles que se llevaran acabo en el cuarto de conferencias. Habra dos clases, una se llevara acabo los Martes y Jueves a las 11:00am y la otra clase se llevara acabo los Viernes a las 4:30pm y los Sabados a las 11:00 am. Los esperamos!
 

ESL

this photo courtesy of Nearsoft

Cross-stitching and crochet!

Wednesdays at 10am High Meadows will be hosting cross-stitching and crochet classes. Bring your own materials. All adults are welcome. Classes will be conducted in Spanish.

crochet

photo courtesy of noricum

Staff picks: Heist Society

Katarina Bishop has tried to leave her life of crime. But when a powerful mobster’s priceless art collection is stolen, Katarina’s father catches the blame. Now to protect her father, Kat must join forces with her old partners-in-crime to track down the stolen paintings. And who better to catch a thief…

Heist Society

It's only skin deep.

Have an interest in learning about animals? Come out and see them live! An animal specialist will be present Monday, December 6 at 3:30 pm to talk about the critters and answer any questions.

snakeskin

Photo courtesy of RunnerJenny

Make your way to our movie matinee

Join us at 3pm on Monday, November 22 for our movie matinee. Feel free to bring snacks or blankets but most of all bring yourself. Rated G.

movie camera

photo courtesy of Carbon Arc

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