Calling All Young Authors and Artists!

PBS KIDS Writers Contest

Kindergartners, 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-graders!  Have you heard about the PBS KIDS Writers Contest?  It’s a wonderful opportunity to showcase your talent by sharing your illustrated story: fact, fiction, prose, poetry—anything you like.  Winners will receive great prizes and have their stories published online.  If you are creative and love writing, this is the perfect opportunity for you.  But you need to hurry!  Submit your best story by March, 17, 2014.  We’ll keep our fingers crossed!

Don’t forget to include the entry form!

Ask for a copy of complete rules and a contest entry form at the Information Desk or go to the HoustonPBS website.

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New Year's Resolution!

StorytimeChildren bored at home?

Say no more!

Here's a solution.

Make Ms. Donna's storytime their New Year's resolution!

Baby Time: Wed. 10am

Toddler Time: Wed. 10am &Thurs. 11am

Preschool: Thurs. 11am

                      

                                      

Computer Classes, Anyone?

Our last computer lesson of the year, on Beginner Word, has produced an unprecedented level of enthusiasm, and Mr. Kenneth’s* fans are already registering for the upcoming January classes.  So if gaining or brushing up on your computer knowledge is on your “new year’s resolutions” list, do not procrastinate.  We have five exciting classes coming up next month.  They are free, but space is limited.

January computers guy
All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Beginner Excel--January 2
Intermediate Excel--January 9
Intro to PowerPoint--January 16
How to Use Facebook--January 23
Computer Basics--January 30

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

*Mr. Kenneth is our phenomenal technology trainer.

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'Tis the Season!

If you are planning to check out a book or a favorite movie during the holidays, keep

Christmas Hours

our special hours in mind:

Mon., Dec. 23, 1pm - 5pm

Tues. & Wed., Dec 24 & 25 closed

Tues. Dec. 31 10am- 5pm

Wed., Jan. 1st, closed

Wishing you and yours a happy holiday season!

 

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Spreading the Cheer

Toys for TotsOur Toys for Tots box has filled up!  The Marine Corps volunteer has already been twice to pick up the toys, and today, one of our patrons brought gifts donated at his Open House Christmas party.  Thank you, all!  If you’re thinking of helping out, please remember that there are only a couple of days left to drop off your presents! 

Final collection will take place on Friday, December 20, 2013.