Mandy Carrico's blog

Where Do You Want To Go?

There's something different for teens to do every Monday afternoon at Stratford Branch Library.  This past Monday teens created map magnets highlighting places they've been, places they want to visit, or areas they're interested in.

Visual Arts Workshop

Come join us for the Visual Arts Workshop! Kids will learn how to paint and put their creative visions down on canvas. The program is located down the street from Stratford at the San Jacinto Community Center, 604 Highlands Woods Dr. Acrylic paint will be used, so wear old clothes! For more information, stop by the service desk or call 281-426-3521.

Summer Volunteers Needed

Looking for something to do this summer? Volunteers are always welcome at the Stratford Library. Come out and help with summer programs, literacy tutoring, and small jobs around the library.  For more information contact Mandy at 281-426-3521.

 

 

 

 

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Come Join Us For Mother's Day Story Time!

This Thursday, May 9th at 10:45 am Stratford Library will have a very special story time featuring books about Mom, singing, dancing, and a magnetic puzzle-piece picture frame craft. Kiddos, come on out an paint a gift for your mom. We will take your picture while you create your masterpieces so your present will be complete to take with you. Hope to see you there!

Last Chance For Tax Assistance @ Stratford

This Tuesday, April 9th, will be the last day for Tax Assistance from AARP.  Assistance is available from 11 am - 3 pm and a first come, first served sign up sheet begins when we open at 10 am. For more information, please call the library at 281-426-3521 or go to the AARP website by clicking here.

New Book Club for Senior Citizens

There's a new book club for seniors at the San Jacinto Community Center in Highlands, TX. This month they are reading The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger. The story is about Clare and Henry. Passionately in love, they vow to hold onto each other and their marriage as they struggle with the effects of Chrono-Displacement Disorder, a condition that casts Henry involuntarily into the world of time travel.  Following the discussion, we will screen the movie adaptation starring Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana.

AARP Offers Free Tax Assistance at Stratford Library

The AARP will be offering free tax assistance every Tuesday at Stratford Library beginning Feb 5, 2013 until Apr 9, 2013.  Assistance hours are from 11 am - 3 pm on a first come, first served basis. A sign up sheet will begin when the library opens at 10 am. Please bring the following items with you:

A New Book Club For the Evenings

 There's a new book club at Stratford for people who love to talk about their favorite books and discover new works but can't make it to the club sessions on Wednesday mornings.  Book Club: Evening Edition meets the second Monday of every month at 6 pm.  February's book is Adriana Trigiani's The Shoemaker's Wife.  Set in the years preceding and during World War 1, two star-crossed lovers--Enzo and Ciro--meet and separate until finally, the power of thei

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