National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day) 2014

The National Education Association's Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on or near March 2nd—Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Now in it's 17th year, the NEA's Read Across America Day focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books.  

The Aldine Library is celebration Read Across Day on Thursday, March 6th at the 10:30 AM Bilingual Storytime. All children are welcome to come and  enjoy Dr. Seuss books through activities, games and crafts. 

See you there!

 

 

Snap Mobile Clinic

On February 21 the Snap Mobile Clinic rolled into the Aldine Library's parking lot and started taking in animals at 6:30am. The veterinarians preformed surgeries on Aldine's pets all day long until it was pick up time at 5:30pm. Please click on the following links to find out more information about: Houston Snap, the Mobile Clinic, and the Mobile Clinic's schedule.  Check out some photos of the animals Snap was able to care for that day:

 

The Silence of Our Friends

The Aldine teens will be meeting and discussing The Silence of Our Friends on Friday, Feb. 21st at 3 pm. There will be pizza and lively conversation. Come and join us!

cover of The Silence of Our Friends

 

The Rythm of the Drum

The Aldine Library is hosting a special Pajama storytime in honor of Black History Month on Monday, February 24th at 7 PM titled "The Rhythm of the Drum." Children will have the opportunity to learn about the history of the drum in the African American culture through stories, songs, activities and crafts. As part of the program, children will make a drum to take home. Come join the fun. We'll see you in the Meeting Room. 

Ladies of Inspiration

The Aldine Library is hosting a special event in honor of Black History Month. Join us as Pastor Brenda Stewart and Ms. Sylvia Bolling come read selections from their newly published books. Reverend Stewart's book is titled "FIT FOR THE FIGHT!: The Vigilant Fight of Faith for My Husband, My Family, and Myself.". Ms. Bolling's book is "When God Gives You a Vision: Some Lessons I've Learned." The vision and inspiration of these two African American women have been a force for positive change in the lives of many. They continue to make a real difference in the Greenspoint community. Come meet, greet, and hear from these dynamic authors at the Aldine Library on Saturday, February 15th at 11 AM!