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Friends Holiday Book Sale!

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Sure, you can buy books, movies and music almost anywhere you go today, from the airport to the shopping mall. But in how many of those places can you show your support for a worthy cause at the same time?

Like your local public library, for instance.

Our Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sales have the best prices around, with great bargains for adults and children.
And, of course, all proceeds go to the benefit of the Evelyn Meador Library of Seabrook.

Join us for this one day only sale  – you might just find that perfect stocking stuffer!

Saturday, December 7, 2013
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
In the Meeting Room just across from the Book Store.

 

In the Gallery - Local Artist Danielle Zavala

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Day of the Dead and More...

Local artist, Danielle Zavala says of herself and her work, “I began drawing at the age of twelve by creating a mural on my bedroom wall, and art soon became my life’s passion.  I use pencil, pen, pastels, watercolors and acrylics to create pictures of anime, animals, the supernatural and oriental subjects.  I have no formal training…just the love of ART.”

Among other things, Danielle's current exhibit features a special Day of the Dead display.

Recently, she has also started doing portraits and has several of these currently on display as well, including Selena and Marilyn Manson.

Danielle had her first gallery showing here in 2012. We’re hoping to see her on a regular basis.

Gulf Coast Reads Movie Tie-In

movieOf course, you already know that the Gulf Cost Reads selection, The Dog Stars by Peter Heller has much to recommend it.  Set in an undetermined near future, it is a story about the age-old struggle between our lesser and our greater selves, against a backdrop of ne

Rocks 'n' Roses on Display Through October

Peter Bowman (rocks) and Mary Lou Darst (roses) are exhibiting their photography in the gallery through the month of October.

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If you missed the opening, you can still enjoy the photos!

Tours of the exhibit are available on request.  This event is free and open to the public.

 

Information for Persons with Disabilities:  Harris County Public Library will make reasonable accommodations for person with disabilities who are interested in attending library programs.  To make a request, notify the Branch Librarian two working days in advance of the program.
 

 

Artist Reception - You Are Invited!

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If one picture is worth a thousand words, what is a gallery full worth?

Antique Desk Fan Display

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Mr. Roger Benslay collects Antique Desk Fans. He has fans spanning the years, going back as early as 1910. Mr. Benslay says of his hobby:

Watercolors By Annika

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Annika Farmer is the featured artist in the gallery during August at the Evelyn Meador Branch Library in Seabrook

Ms. Farmer, who was born in Sweden, lives in the Houston area. Her art includes collages and watercolors on canvas and she has found inspiration in the works of Vermeer and Toulouse. She often paints florals, abstracts and landscapes. Works representing these themes are on display in the library's meeting room throughout the month of August. Tours are available upon request. Call the library at 281-474-9142 to request a viewing.

Harris County Public Library will make reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. To make a request, notify the Branch Librarian
at 281-474-9142.
 

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