Karen Hayes's blog

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Welcome to UtopiaTitle to be discussed: Welcome to Utopia, by Karen Valby.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, May 10,6:30pm. Summary: Describes a small Texas town, its people and their lives at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

 

Princess Party

Wear your most fabulous outfit!   Have fun making fancy necklaces and flower frames.  Tea (pink lemonade) and cupcakes will be served.  Thursday, April 7, 4pm-5pm.

Successful Plant and Book Sale

The Friends of the Library had a successful Plant and Book Sale last weekend.  A special thanks to all the volunteers who made this possible.  Thanks also to all the donors of plants and books, and  to Sweet Tomatoes Restaurant for providing refreshments. 

Let's Go to the Opera!

Ann Thompson will present a preview of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro on Monday, April 4, 7pm.  Join us for this free, fun presentation. Marriage of Figaro will be performed by the Houston Grand Opera April 15-30.  Upcoming Let's Go to the Opera! presentation -- Strauss Ariadne Auf Naxo on Monday, April 25, 7pm.

Plant & Book Festival

Friends of the Library are presenting their annual Plant & Book Festival on Friday, March 25 10am-5pm and Saturday, March 26 10am-4pm.  Plants of every kind & color are available.  The many books include something for everyone.  Consider coupons from 60 area restaurants and businesses.  Sweet Tomatoes will serve complimentary refreshments.

Last Chance!

While the Friends of the Library accept book donations all year, now is the time to donate for their annual sale.  With the sale coming up Fri-Sat. March 25-26 they are working hard now to get everything ready.  This week consider donating gently used books to make room for the bargains you will pick up at the sale. 

Superhero Party!

Wear your superhero costume and come for a good time.  Thurday, Mar. 17, 4pm-5pm.  Crafts, quizzes, food.  Ages Kindergarten - 5th grade.  If you don't have superhero gear, come anyway.  You don't want to miss the fun.

The Dog Who Sang at the Opera

The Dog Who Sang at the Opera, presented by the Houston Grand Opera teaching artists.  Date: Thursday, February 17, 4pm.  Ages pre-kindergarten-2nd grade.  Summary: Pasha is a vain wolfhound who upstages the diva one night at the opera-not just any opera-but the Metropolitan Opera in New York!  True Story!  Bring your children for this free program.

Valentine's Day Craft

Calling all kids! Join us in making valentines.  Date: Thursday, February 10, 4pm.  This is your chance to make a special Valentine for your loved one.   Nothing says I love you like a hand crafted card!

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