La Porte

Snakes in the Library

A live snake program will be presented by Thomas "The Snakeman" Davis of Barmolly's Place. Come learn more about our reptilian friends Thursday, July 31 at 2:00 pm.  This program is recommended for children 6 and older and has been funded by the Friends of the La Porte Library. Sorry we cannot accommodate day care groups.

 

Ferrets Visit the Library

Learn more about these amazing creatures from the Houston Area Ferret Association. This program is for all ages and is funded by the Friends of La Porte Library. Be here Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 pm.

Sorry we cannot accommodate Day Care groups for this program.

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Teen Craft: Watercolor Coaster

Picture of abstract watercolor from  Clipart: © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd.Make bright and beautiful dyed coasters that create a watercolor effect when a chemical reaction occurs with ink. All materials provided. Wednesday, July 23 at 3 pm. Ages 10-17.  Registration required. Call 281-471-4022. 


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Life in the Gulf of Mexico Science Program

 Learn about the fascinating creatures living in our gulf, and examine real specimens!   Presented by Saltgrass Science, the program will begin Thursday, July 17 at 2:00 pm. This program is recommended for children 6 years old or older and is funded by the Friends of La Porte Library.

Beat the Heat: Teen Movie Break

Photograph of popcorn from Picture: Office.com Clip ArtHey Teens! You won't want to miss this week's Beat the Heat: Teen Movie Break. It will be a fun film everyone will enjoy. Wednesday, July 16, at 3 p.m. In addition to the beat-the-heat coolness, there will be popcorn and refreshments.

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SRP Teen Craft: Soda-Pop Tab Bracelet

Photo of top of Soda-Pop Can from Office.com Clip ArtLearn how to make a bracelet from the tabs found on soda cans. All materials provided. Wednesday, July 9, at 3 pm. Registration required. Ages 10-17. Call 281-471-4022.

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Carranza Puppet Show

Carranza Puppets presents a marionette circus variety show called On With The Show! For all ages. No pre-registration is required.  The show begins Thursday, July 10 at 2:00 pm. This program is presented through funding by the Friends of La Porte Library.

Sorry we are unable to accommodate daycare groups for this program.

 

July Book Display: "Out is IN"!

Photo of outdoor activity book display at La Porte Community LibraryJuly is National Park & Recreation Month, as sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association. The theme for 2014 is “Out is IN” and the program encourages getting outside and enjoying the great outdoors.

For obvious reasons, getting outdoors in July in Texas often involves water sports!

Our book display this month features books on outdoor activities, such as: Canoeing and Kayaking Houston Waterways by local author Natalie H. Wiest; Go Surf With Live-Action DVD Coaching by Tim Baker; Flyfisher’s Guide to the Texas Gulf Coast by Colby Sorrells; Water Skiiing and Wakeboarding by Ben Favret; and Sailing For Dummies by J. J. and Peter Isler. Other sports represented in our display are tennis, skateboarding, and soccer. The library also has books and DVDs on other outdoor activities, such as visiting state and national parks, hiking, gardening, etc.

See You Outside! “Out is IN”!

SRP Teen Craft: 8Bit Keychain

Picture of keychain and keys from Clipart: © 2014 Vital Imagery Ltd.Design a keychain out of fuse beads and then watch them melt! All materials provided. Wednesday, July 2 at 3 pm. Ages 10-17. Registration required. Call 281-471-4022.

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Ice Cream Science

In keeping with our science theme for the summer, we will be experimenting with how ice cream is made. Come for the science, stay for the tasting! It all begins Thursday, July 3 at 2:00 pm. All ages welcome.

 

 

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