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SRP 2013 Baby Hat Winner!

It may be starting to get cooler outside (well, just a bit) but we here at the Aldine Library still have summer on our minds. We have a winner for our drawing for the Summer 2013 Baby Hat. Congratulations to 11 month old Kalisa Flores! To her parents: keep up the good work of reading to your baby! 

Aldine Has Winners!

We have some Summer Reading Program winners at Aldine! Ms. Stephanie Gallegos won the branch drawing for the Baby Summer Reading Program. She received a beautiful blanket for her baby emblazoned with the 2013 Summer Reading Program slogan. Mr. Daniel Narvaez won the branch drawing for the completion of the Children's Summer Reading Program and received a portable DVD player!

Congratulations Stephanie and Daniel! 

Have Book… Will Travel…. And Win!

Are you reading quite a lot this summer or are being read to? I bet you registered for the Summer Reading Program 2013? No? What? Did you think that it’s too late to register? Oh No! It’s definitely not. You still have time to register.The registration ends August 10th, 2013 but you will still have some time after that to log in your books.

 

Friends of the Library Drawing Winner

Congratulations to Susan Meeks from the West University Branch Library!  Susan is the winner of the Harris County Friends of the Library drawing for a new Kindle Paperwhite and cover.  Thanks to our generous donors and to all who participated to support the Friends and HCPL!  Funds raised will be used to support summer reading programs at all Harris County branches. 

For more information about supporting the Harris County Friends of the Library, visit www.hcfol.org or volunteer for your local Friends group and make a difference in your community.

Holiday Creations

Want to help us decorate for the holidays?  Bring in your holiday or winter themed artwork and we will put it on display for all to see and admire.  Create an intricate paper snowflake or a construction paper snowman like the one behind our front desk.  You can also find many holiday themed craft ideas near 745.594 in the non-fiction area.  Worried about your creative skills?  Fret not!  Throughout December, we will have various coloring pages for our patrons to scribble on. 

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Want a Kindle Paperwhite?

Kindle PaperwhiteWould you like to have a Kindle Paperwhite, either for yourself or to give away as a gift?  The Harris County Friends of the Library will be giving away a Kindle Paperwhite, with a nice cover, on Monday, December 3rd.  You can be entered into the drawing by making a $10 donation to the county Friends group.  Donation slips are available at the customer service desk.  Proceeds will benefit all 26 Harris County branch libraries.

Trade Sketches with Sketch Swap

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Sketch Swap is a fabulous website where you draw or sketch online, click submit, and instantly receive a realtime sketch in return.  The website approves every sketch submitted before it's sent out to others, and does not accept any drawing that wouldn't be appropriate for children, so kids and adults can both enjoy the website.

Anime …How Cool it is!

Teens, if you like anime, you’ll LOVE this week’s Teen Program. We ‘re teaching you to draw your own anime characters. Drop in and learn to create characters for your very own anime magazine!   This free art program is Thursday, July 28th at 2pm and is paid for by the Friends of Maud Marks Library.  For more info on any of our programs check out our calendar.
Can’t make it? Try out some of these titles titles: The Complete Guide to Anime

Teen Drawing Contest

Hey! Teens from ages 12-18- you can win a prize package for doing what you like best!  Just submit a drawing depicting a character, setting or plot from your favorite book or story to the library by January 29, 2010.  A winner will be announced on February 1, 2010 and will receive an art gift pack, including a gift card for Barnes and Noble.  We want to see what you can do!!  All drawings will be on display in the library.

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