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Soap Making Demonstration

SoapDiscover the benefits and fun of making and using handmade soap.  Tammy Kocurek from Proverbs Farm & Soap Shoppe in Alvin will make a batch of soap from scratch.  Come to see this old-fashioned art made the modern way.  Custom scent and color you own bar of soap!  Date: Friday, October 18, 3:00pm.  Registration required: 713-464-1633.

 

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Gulf Coast Reads--Dog Stars

Dog Stars, Peter HellerTitle to be discussed: Dog Stars, by Peter Heller.  Date of meeting: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2:00pm. Summary: "Hig survived the flu that killed everyone he knows. His wife is gone, his friends are dead, he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, his only neighbor a gun-toting misanthrope. In his 1956 Cessna, Hig flies the perimeter of the airfield or sneaks off to the mountains to finsh and to pretend that things are the way they used to be. But when a random transmission somehow beams through his radio, the voice ignites a hope deep inside him that a better life, something like his old life, exists beyond the airport."  The 2013 Gulf Coast Reads book.

 

 

 

Computer Classes

Interested in taking a free computer class?  Sign up now for these 1 1/2 hour classes by calling 713-464-1633.  Space is limited.

Beginner Email Part 2, Thursday, Oct. 3, 3:30pm

Computer ClassesAre You Safe on the Internet?, Thursday, Oct. 10, 3:30pm

Beginner Word, Thursday, Oct. 17, 3:30pm

Intermediate Word, Thursday, Oct. 24, 3:30pm

Computer Basics, Thursday, Oct. 31, 3:30pm

 

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Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Hispanic HeritageEveryone enjoyed the movie, colorful decorations and the yummy Hispanic snacks.

Storytime on Differences

Storytime craftAfter a storytime about differences the children enjoyed making a craft.

Computer Classes!

Computer classesWe are now offering weekly computer classes.  Watch the events calendar and sign up soon.

Clown at Storytime!

Miss DonnaStorytimeMiss Donna and Storytime!  It is always exciting to see what will happen next.  Be sure to come:

Babytime: Wed., 10am

Toddlers: Wed., 11am and repeated Thurs. 10am

Preschool: Thurs 11am

 

Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Inspector RebusSeries to be discussed: The Inspector Rebus series by Ian Rankin,  Date of Meeting: Tuesday, October 8, 6:30pm.  These detective stories are set in and around Edinburgh, Scotland. They are one of the most popular crime series in the UK.   Read any of the Inspector Rebus books and come to enjoy the lively discussion.

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Adult Drawing Winner

Adult SRP WinnerSusan Brown won the drawing for a gift card from Amazon in the Adult Summer Reading Program.  She is a life-long reader who grew up in Spring Branch area using the Ring Library. She enjoys reading fiction and memoirs and keeps a list of everything she reads.  She even co-founded a book club several years ago.  This is her first time to participate in the Summer Reading Club but it won't be the last.   Congratulations Susan!

SRP Drawing Winner

SRP winnerJade won a giraffe in the Summer Reading Program drawing.  Congratulations Jade!  We look forward to having you read with us again next summer!

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