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O Christmas Tree! Origami Tree!

Origami Christmas TreeGet into the spirit of the holiday season with these sweet little trees! Make one for yourself and one for a friend. Be sure to join us on Monday, December 8th, at 4:00pm to learn how to do this simple craft.

A Little Of Japan Origami Fun

 

Do you have any plans for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month? If not, then come celebrate with us! We will be exploring the ancient art of folding paper tomorrow Wednesday, May 21st at 4:00 pm in the Children’s Area. So come make Origami with us and take a little piece of Japan with you. Hope to see you there!!

Photo courtesy of: http://www.origami-fun.com/origami-horse.html

Storygami @ Aldine

There was a celebration on the night of Monday, May 19th at the Aldine Library. Families gathered together for "Storygami" in honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Parents and children enjoyed learning about origami and creating different animals by folding paper. It was a fun-filled evening for everyone. 

 

Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

If you were not aware, May is Asian-Pacific Heritage Month.  Here at Northwest, we will have several events to spotlight the various peoples and cultures of Asia and the Pacific.  On May 18th, we will have an Origami Workshop at 1:00 pm as well as a Henna Workshop at 2:00 pm.  On May 25th, there will be a Shadow Puppet Show and Craft in the meeting room at 1:00 pm.  Be sure to check our online calendar to stay up to date with all our special events throughout the month.
 

Get a Clue with Origami

origamiCan origami give you clues to the story of a book?  The answer is Yes!  If you like origami and you like a good story don't miss this fun program!  Presented by Lisa Jastram.  Thursday, May 16, 4:00pm.  Ages: School age children

 

 

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Origami Penguin - Crafts-to-Go!

The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library continues its Adult “Crafts- to-Go!” program on Thursday, January 3rd.  This month's project is an origami penguin like the one seen on the right.  All materials needed are included within the bag, compliments of the Friends of Freeman Library.  This project will be available at the Second Floor Information Desk while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at  281-488-1906 regarding any questions.

The Butterfly Project

Between Monday, April 9 and Friday, April 20, patrons can stop by the library to make paper butterflies. The butterflies will be donated to the Holocaust Museum Houston for an upcoming special exhibition.  Materials will be available Monday through Friday (with the exception of Wednesday) all day in the Teen Room located on the second floor. Make an extra one to take home!

 

 

Simple Origami!

Date: Thursday, May 19, 4pm.  Watch and learn the art of paper folding.  Creat a beautiful piece for yourself!  Ages 8-18.

Asian Pacific Heritage Day Saturday, May 7

Don't miss out on our Asian Pacific Heritage Festival!   The Friends of Maud Marks Library are sponsoring this all day program on Saturday, May 7th.  The event  highlights the peoples and contributions of many different countries and cultures including Vietnam, China, Japan, India Guam, Turkey and many many more! 

This is a great opportunity to learn crafts from India, Guam and Japan, observe a Vietnamese Lion dance, Tae Kwon Do and a live performance of Vietnamese music. ...and then there's the food!

For the complete schedule click here.

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