Summer Concerts at Five Points Plaza

The City of La Porte is sponsoring a series of summer concerts at Five Points Plaza, which is located near the corner of Main Street and Broadway. The six concerts will be on Friday evenings from 6 – 9 p.m. with the exception of Sunday, July 4, when a special Fourth of July concert will be held from 4 – 9 p.m. The performers were selected to give a variety of musical acts for people to enjoy. Here is the schedule:
 
Friday, June 11 – Byrd & Street
Friday, June 18 – Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws
Sunday, July 4 – Shake Russell
Friday, July 16 – Gerald Hiburger Orchestra
Friday, August 6 – John Gaar & The Hopeful Souls
Friday, August 20 – George Ducas
 
Source of Information: Main Street News, City of La Porte Main Street, Vol. 2, Issue 5, May 2010.

Play Air Guitar No Longer

Picture of guy playing air guitarThe library can help you move from air guitar to the real thing. We have books and other materials that teach you how to play the guitar: The everything guitar book : from buying the right guitar to mastering your favorite songs / by Jack Wilkins and Peter Rubie ; Learning guitar: step one (DVD) ; Acoustic guitar chord and harmony basics / by Dylan Scrorer ; Guitar all-in-one for dummies/ by Jon Chappell… [et al.] ; and many others.

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FANTASTIC TEXAS MAPS

Did you know that you have access to one of the premier map databases for our great state? The Texas Digital Sanborn Maps include maps going all the way back to 1867. For example you can see what the city of Houston looked like in August 1885. So try out this fascinating resource.

Bag-a-Book Bean Bag Toss

Picture of Bean Bag Toss GameCome join us at the library for a bean bag toss to celebrate National Children's Book Week. Wednesday, May 12, at 3:15 p.m. For school-age children.

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PAPER LANTERN TEEN CRAFT

Hey teens, join us for a fun craft celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month. You will get to make your own paper lantern. All supplies are provided. See you Wednesday May 12 at 4:00 pm!

 

 

 

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