Sylvan Beach Day

Old Photo of Former Entrance to Sylvan Beach ParkGet ready for the 54th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival Crawfish Jam 2010! Gates will open this Saturday, April 24, at 9 a.m. The festival will kick off with a parade which will begin at 10:00 am. The parade will start on the corner of Fairmont Parkway and Broadway.  Activities at the park begin immediately following the parade, with many exciting things to enjoy including live entertainment, food, arts & crafts booths, cook-off, a carnival, pageant, and much more.
Admission is $5 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm and $10 after 5:00 pm, $2 for senior citizens, and free for children 10 and under accompanied by an adult.  For more information, call the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce at 281-471-1123.


Hey teens!  Join us Wednesday, April 14 at 4:00 pm to create some art. You will have the opportunity to experiment with a fun and easy way to paint with watercolors. There are several patterns from which to choose. See you then.

National Library Week Colorlite Bookmark Craft

Clipart of Bookmark from Jupiterimages

Come celebrate National Library Week at the library by creating a colorful Colorlite bookmark.  Make a beautiful and useful gift for yourself or someone else.  Wednesday, April 14, at 3:15 pm for school-age children.

Picture by Jupiterimages


egg display

The month of April we have a beautiful display of hand painted eggs. The egg has always symbolized the rebirth and renewal of the earth in spring celebrations. Take a moment while you are at the Library to look at these handcrafted treasures.

New Hours for La Porte Branch Library

The La Porte Branch Library will have a reduction in hours on Wednesday evenings starting April 19th. Online services are still available 24/7 at The new La Porte Branch Library schedule will be:  Monday 1-9, Tuesday 10-7, Wednesday 10-7, Thursday 10-7, Friday 1-6, Saturday 10-5. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions, please call 713-749-9000.