Candy Sushi for Teens!

candy sushiDid you know that May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month? Come celebrate with sushi! Candy sushi, that is. We will be making delicious (if slightly funny looking) sushi out of candy. Make some to share, or eat it all yourself!

This program is for teens ages 12 to 18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room (L129) on Tuesday, May 11 from 4:00-5:00pm.

Flickr CC: Candy Sushi Photo by: chicgeek
 

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Display Your Collection @ Tomball!

display caseEach month, the glass display case (located by the stairs on the second floor of the library) gets a makeover. Library and college staff members, as well as generous community members, have created stunning displays over such diverse subjects as Star Wars memorabilia, antique dolls, hand-painted porcelain, Renaissance weaponry, and artifacts from India. There are still a few days to stop by and see this month’s display, which features cameras and other photography paraphernalia through the decades.

We are currently looking for unique collections to fill the display case during the summer and fall months. If you would be interested in displaying a collect...

AUTHOR EVENT

This May, the LSC-Tomball Community Library is pleased to present mystery author Jonathan Cullen. He will speak about his writing and experiences as an author. Following his presentation, our Friends of the Tomball Library will sell copies of his book, which he will be glad to sign.
Jonathan’s current book, The Ranks of Jody Brae, is part of a series with the sequel, Tommy’s Rock, soon to be published....

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL – SATURDAY, JUNE 5TH

International Festival

 
This year, the theme for the Summer Reading Kickoff Party will be an International Festival with activities for all ages on Saturday, June 5th from 11 am until 3 pm.

Volunteers are needed to host booths, provide entertainment, bring crafts and artifacts for the festival. Customers will enjoy authentic music and dancers from different cultures and learn the history and traditions of other countries. Please plan to donate at least 2 hours of your time, and come dressed in ethnic costumes of the country being represented.

For more information about volunteering for the Summer Reading Kickoff Party, visit the Library at 30555 Tomball Parkway or, call the Library at 832-559-4200.
 
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Holocaust Speaker at the Tomball Library

Holocaust Memorial in BostonThis year is the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II and the liberation of concentration camps across Europe. For those who lived through it, 65 years doesn’t seem that long ago. For those born after the war, 65 years is a lifetime. Shortly after the war ended, Holocaust Remembrance Day was established to remind people of the atrocities committed during the Holocaust.

This year Holocaust Remembrance Day was Sunday, April 11. In honor of the day, the Library welcomes Lili Gordon, a child survivor of the Holocaust. Ms. Gordon will be speaking about her experiences during the war on Thursday, April 29 at 1:00 pm in the first floor Meeting Room (L129). Please join us for this special event.

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