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Stand & Cheer!

inspire othersIn 2006, the American Film Institute released a list of the 100 most inspiring American movies: AFI’s 100 Years…100 Cheers. It’s an interesting list that definitively answers the question, does a movie need to be sentimental to be inspiring? Looking over the broad range of genres present in this list, the answer is a definite no. Moviegoers can find inspiration in films that invite them to open themselves to love, stand up for what they believe is right, fight the good fight, and rediscover the innocence of childhood. Even superhero movies, like the recently released Captain America: The Winter Soldier, encourage audiences to aspire to be greater.

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Grab & Go Crafts for Teens

grab & go craft

Hop into spring with a Grab & Go Craft! Stop by the library this Friday or Saturday, April 11-12, and pick up the materials and instructions to make your own origami bunny with a fuzzy tail! Supplies will be at the Reference Desks for teens 12- 18 years old.

For more information, please call the library at 832-559-4200.
 

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A House Divided

captain americaEvery movie fan has that person. That one friend whose movie tastes align almost perfectly with their own, who is willing to re-watch old favorites, make fun of bad movies, and discuss each minute detail of a new movie. I am lucky enough to have two such people, one of whom is my younger brother.

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Pysanky Egg Demonstration

pysanky eggsCelebrate spring at the library this weekend and see Marilyn Henderson, a local artist, demonstrate the art of pysanky, a traditional Ukrainian technique of decorating eggs by drawing a design on the egg in wax and then dipping the egg in a dye. During the demonstration, Marilyn will explain the history of the art while creating a decorated egg, which will then be given to someone in the audience. 

The demonstration will be held in the Children’s Activity Room this Saturday, April 5 from 11:00am-12:30pm. All ages are welcome to attend and a story and craft will be available for young children.

For more information, please call the library at 832-559-4200.

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April Book Clubs

booksIt’s hard to believe, but April is almost here! Along with a few showers, April also brings a new crop of book club selections. Each month the library has six exciting book clubs for adults, all geared towards different reading interests. There is always room for new faces, so come join a book club this Spring!

For more information about the book clubs or to pick up a copy of this month’s selection, stop by the first floor Reference Desk and talk to a librarian.

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