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Library - Spotlights

Posted on: August 24, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Library Happenings

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Next Week's Events

English Conversation Practice

Mondays at 6:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.: Next one on August 28 and August 30; for adults
Practice your English conversation skills with others of all levels! 

Every Stitch Way

Wednesday, August 30 from 1 to 3 p.m.; for adults
Share ideas for your latest sewing, knitting, embroidering, crocheting, and other craft projects, and get to know new friends. 

Pop-Up Storytime at Fire Station 3

Friday, September 1 from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.; for ages 3 to 5 years and their caregivers
Pop-Up Storytime is back for the fall! Enjoy stories and songs at Fire Station 3 with librarians and firefighters! Fire Station 3 is at 3575 FM Rd 518 East, League City, TX 77573.

Library Closed for Labor Day Weekend

Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4
Helen Hall Library will be closed on Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4 for the Labor Day Holiday.


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Upcoming Events

Teen Aspiring Authors

Tuesday, September 5 from 5 to 7 p.m.; for ages 12 to 18
Share your works in progress with fellow writers and provide feedback for each other. This program is led by a Teen Advisory Board member. Note: Please bring your original works so that other aspiring authors can provide feedback. Original works may include PG-13 and TV-14 content.

Computer Class: Smart Phone Basics

Wednesday, September 6 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; for adults
Learn how to manage your smartphone! Classes will be held in the Computer Lab on the 2nd floor.  One-on-one lessons are also available.  For more information, please contact Amelia Chau.  

Adult Crafts-to-Go: Container Terrariums

Thursday, September 7, pick up all day as supplies last.; for adults
Come by the library to pick up materials to make terrariums! Supplies are limited, so availability will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring your own container! 

Stories and STEM

Thursday, September 7 from 10:15 to 11 a.m.; for 3 to 6 years old and their caregivers
Bring your preschooler for a STEM story and activity.

Tween Authors

Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4
Flex your story skills and learn new aspects of your writing! Please contact Kate Guynn for accommodations.

Cookbook Book Club

Saturday, September 9 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.; for adults
Join us on the second Saturday to explore new cookbooks, swap recipes, and discover tips and tools. On September 9, the theme will be Dips & Spreads. Email Meredith Layton for more information.

Don't Miss This!

Interact in an ogre adventure with other teens as you watch Shrek 2. Dress up as your favorite character from the movie!

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