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Spring Branch-Memorial--The Page Turners

Extremely Loud & Incredibly CloseTitle to be discussed: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Froer.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, October 9, 6:30pm.  Summary: Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is a precocious Francophile. He's also a boy struggling to come to terms with his father's death in the World Trade Center attacks. As he searches New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he left behind, Oskar discovers much more than he could have imagined.

 

Enjoy Making a Mask, a Maraca and a Pinata

Hispanic Heritage MonthCelebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by making a Maraca, a Mask and a Pinata!  Date: Monday, September 17, 3:30 pm.  Ages 5 and up.  50 tickets available 30 minutes before the program.  Costumes are encouraged.

Making A Quick Search?

iPad catalogYou don't need to log onto a computer.  Just walk up and use the two new iPad Catalogs that are mounted on the shelving end panels.

Adult Summer Reading Program Winner 2012

Adult Summer Reading Program Winner 2012Ann Flores is our winner of an Amazon gift card.  She loved reading as a child and loves to read now.  She will definitely participate in the program again next year.  Congratulations, Ms. Flores!

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Mountains Beyond MountainsTitle to be discussed: Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder.  Date of Meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 6:30pm.  Summary: The true and inspiring story of a doctor who sets out to cure the world.

Did You Guess the Number of Beans?

WinnerJoanne Lee was the winner of a Target gift card.  She was only 13 beans from the exact number.

Tropical Rainforest

Tropical Rainforest DemoSkin from Rain ForestThe presentation by Moody Gardens gave us a chance to see and touch items from a tropical rainforest.

Storytime In the Reading Garden

Games in the Reading GardenPre-K Storytime in the Reading Garden Preschool Storytime enjoyed a picnic in the Edith Spang Reading Garden.  And every picnic includes games!

Take A Trip To The Tropical Rainforest

Moody Gardens brings the awe and wonder of the tropical rainforest to our library.  Date: Wednesday, August 8. Time 3:00pm and repeated at 4:00pm.  Ages 5 and up.  50 tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the program.

Greyhounds Came

Greyhound Pets of AmericaEveryone enjoyed petting the gentle greyhounds who visited the library.

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