Fun for Whole Family: Ballunar Liftoff Festival

Picture of Hot Air BalloonsMark your calendars for a fun outdoor family event for the weekend of October 29, 30, & 31. The RE/MAX Ballunar Festival is an annual event that pays tribute to the achievement of human flight. It is held at the NASA/Johnson Space Center, 1201 Nasa Rd. 1. The gates open Friday, October 29 at 6 pm and there will be live music, entertainment, carnival rides, food, arts and crafts. On Saturday the day begins at 7:30 am with balloon navigational competition, skydivers, and air sport activities all day long. Fee to enter is $10 per car. See the RE/MAX Ballunar Liftoff Festival website for more information or call 281-488-7676. [Source: Bayshore Sun, Aug 25, 2010, Section A, pgs. 7-8.] 
Come to the library for books and other materials about air flight history.

"Tell Us Your Story" Historical Video About La Porte

Picture of City of La Porte logo
The City of La Porte will be presenting the Tell Us Your Story video project about La Porte history at the August Main Street Morning Brew. The showing is free and open to the public. Meet on Wednesday, August 25, from 8:30 – 9:30 am at the Evelyn Kennedy Center, 618 San Jacinto Street in La Porte. For more information, please see the City of La Porte website, or contact Stacey Osborne at 281-470-5017 or osbornes@laportetx.gov.

SAVE MONEY ON MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS

In these tough economic times you can still enjoy the magazines you like without the price of a subscription. We have over 100 different magazines for adults, children, teens and Spanish language customers. So come in and check them out.

You Rock!

Picture of logo for 2010 Summer Reading ProgramsThanks to all of you who participated in the Summer Reading Program this year. Because of you, we had a wonderful summer in LAP-land!
 
Thanks also to Mr. D, Ms. Rhiannon, and Ms. Mandy for their tireless efforts in providing the creative programs, crafts, and games.
 
A very special thank you goes to the Friends of the La Porte Library who provide the funding for the Summer Reading Program. Without our Friends, we would not be able to offer such fun and interesting activities for the children, teens, and adults of La Porte. Thank you!!!!!!!