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Zumba!

Adults, have you heard of Zumba? It's an exercise routines that feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. It's a fusion of Latin and International music - dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! And it's coming to the Aldine Library! Beginning THURSDAY, JUNE 20TH, Zumba will be offered in the Meeting Room from 5-6 PM. A trained instructor will be here to lead the class. For a full schedule of Zumba dates at the Aldine Library, see our

A.P.E. Volunteers & the Art Car Parade 2013

May 11th was Houston's 26th annual art car parade and the Aldine Project Experience (APE) teens were part of the festivities. Our teen volunteers worked for weeks to create their own book cart. They also cut out many cardboard cars and trucks for children to decorate. On the day of the parade they set up the library's spot in the "Kid's Zone," asked kids to join in the craft, and helped them create their own little art cars. The craft was so popular that we ran out of cars before the parade even started. It was a great event and the teens were thrilled to be part of it.
 

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Community Volunteer @ ALD

Ms. Lorena Banda (pictured on the left) assisted with Bilingual Storytime on the morning of Thursday, May 1st. Lorena has been a regular volunteer at Aldine since September of 2012. Thank you for all of your hard work, Lorena! We certainly appreciate it.

 

 

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Aldine Library Sidewalk Project

The City of Houston has begun their project to widen the sidewalk in front of the Aldine Library. Today, an excavator dug up the asphalt that comprised the STAFF parking lot driveway. However, the PUBLIC parking lot driveway is still intact.

We'll keep you posted on any updates or developments regarding this project!

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Cultures of the World

Hey, kids!  Have you ever wondered about Canadians and their culture? Look no further than the Aldine Library! We have books about Canada as well as many other countries of the world. Our country books are arranged in order of the alphabet and housed at the beginning of the children's non-fiction section of the library collection. Come take a look!

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