Myra Wilson's blog

Beginning of Summer Sign-up Party

Join us for a big Summer Sign-up Party. We have Summer Reading Programs for all ages:  babies, children, teens and adults. So come to the Library Monday, June 10 at 2:00 pm and you can find out all about Summer Reading  fun and enjoy refreshments compliments of the Friends of La Porte Library.

 

Copyright © 2013 Jupiterimages Corporation

Summer Reading Activity Calendars Ready!

Hot off the presses!  The 2013 Summer Reading Program Activity Calendars are ready to be picked up in person or you can access the same information on our Events Calendar. We have lots of things for you to do. So check it out and make your plans.

Hatch Computers at La Porte Community Library

The Friends of La Porte Library have purchased two Hatch Computers and tables for our youngest customers. These computers are loaded with educational and kid-friendly games.  Already they are a favorite part of the children's area. Thank you Friends for your continuing support of the Library!

 Pictured are board members Lori Marler, Marji Hunke, Andy Wilson, Kim Bauman, Kim Topps, and President Cris Santiago.

Friends of La Porte Library Fund eBook Purchases

The Friends of the La Porte Library recently donated money raised from the book sale room to fund a purchase of new mystery and science fiction ebook titles. We want to thank them for their generosity to Harris County Public Library.

Afterschool Science Time : Nature Prints

Afterschool Science Time is here again. In honor of Earth Day, Mr. D. will be guiding you to explore nature structures like leaves and make a print on photo-sensitive paper. The event begins Wednesday, April 24 at 3:15 pm.

 

Copyright © 2013 Jupiterimages Corporation

Opera to Go : Daniel and the Dreamcatcher Corrected Date

Join us for the story of Daniel who won't go to bed because he is afraid of the giant in his closet. This is a presentation by Houston Grand Opera's Opera To Go program. Daniel and the Dreamcatcher is a combination of live singers and puppet characters. The program will be offered in the library, Monday, April 22 at 4:00 pm. Come enjoy the music and the story. Appropriate for all ages.

 

Copyright © 2013 Jupiterimages Corporation

Afterschool Science Time

Hey kids, join Mr. D. for another exciting Afterschool Science Time. You will be exploring together water and a conductor of heat. Don't know what a conductor is? You will find out Wednesday, March 27 at 3:15 pm.

 

Copyright © 2013 Jupiterimages Corporation.

Chocolate Chicken Scavenger Hunt

Kids, celebrate the return of Spring with the La Porte tradition of the Chocolate Chicken Scavenger Hunt. Mr. D. and Ms. Mandy will hand out the clues on Wednesday, March 20 at 3:15 pm. So hurry over from school and get ready to hunt.

 

 

Copyright © 2013 Jupiterimages Corporation, a Getty Images company

 

Cat in the Hat Visits Preschool Storytime

In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday, a very special character visited with the children at Preschool Storytime. The Cat in the Hat greeted the children as Mr. D. read from Dr. Seuss books. There were cookies and green eggs and ham to round out the storytime. A fine time was had by all. Now,  if Thing 1 and Thing 2 will only come in and clean up the mess!

Black History Month Craft Time

                                                                             Join Mr. D. and Ms. Mandy  and celebrate Black History Month with a fun craft. You will create a paper underground lantern and will learn a little about that time in history. All materials are provided. The craft time begins Wednesday, February 20 at 3:15 pm.

 

Syndicate content