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Posted on: September 7, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Library Happenings

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Next Week's Events

Antiques Roundtable

Wednesday, September 11 from 1 to 3 p.m..; for adults
This series features discussion of antiques and collectibles.  Bring your favorite objects to share!
September 11: Movie Memorabilia

Tween Book Talks

Tuesday, September 12 from 4 to 5 p.m.; for ages 8 to 11
Grab a snack, hang out, and be introduced to your next read. We will explore a variety of genres in prose and graphic novel format. Tweens can give a book review of one of their latest reads. Please contact Kate Guynn for accommodations .

Clash of the Cards

Wednesday, September 13 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; for ages 12 to 18
Explore new ways to sharpen your skills with strategy-based card games such as Happy Little Dinosaurs, Exploding Kittens, and Magic: The Gathering! All experience levels are welcome. This program is led by a Teen Advisory Board member. Note: Card games will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own teen-rated card games.

Sensory Friendly Storytime

Thursday, September 14 from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.; for ages 3 to 8 years and their caregivers
This story time is adapted for neurodivergent children. Dimmed lights and a balance of activities will be available for those seeking sensory input and those avoiding it.

Mystery Craft Challenge

Thursday, September 14 from 4 to 5 p.m.; for ages 8 to 11
Challenge your creativity and see what you can make with our mystery supplies! All supplies are provided. Please contact Kate Guynn for accommodations.
September 14: Artsy Awesomeness

Saturday Wiggles and Shakes

Saturday, September 16 from 10:30 to 11 a.m.; for ages 1 to 8 years and their caregivers
Join us for songs, movement, and a whole lot of shaking.


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Upcoming Events

Teen Anime Club

Monday, September 18 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; for ages 12 to 18
Calling all anime fans! Join us to watch and discuss some good anime shows while eating snacks. Note: Registration is required and available on the Teen Programs webpage: Anime shows selected are rated PG-13 and TV-14. 

How to Start a Business

Wednesday, September 20 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; for adults
Welcome the Galveston County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as they share Business Planning 101 topics with us!

Stories and Stem

Thursday, September 21 from 10:15 to 11 a.m.; for ages 3 to 6 years and their caregivers
Enjoy a story and STEM activity with your little one!

Boarded Up

Thursday, September 21 from 4 to 5 p.m.; for ages 8 to 11
Gather your friends and join us for games galore! Please contact Kate Guynn for accommodations.

Adult Anime  Club

Thursday, September 21 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.; for adults
Searching for a place to watch anime, do some activities, and meet other adult fans? Look no further - we have the anime club for you! For more information, contact Note: Anime shows selected are rated 17+.
Dates: September 21 (Bungo Stray Dogs)

Canning 101 with AgriLife Extension

Saturday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for adults
An abundance of home-grown fruits and vegetables often triggers the desire to can foods at home.  While this can be a fun and rewarding way to keep foods long after the season ends, care must be taken to assure that foods canned at home are safe to eat.  Join Ginger Benson, Galveston County Extension Agent for Family & Community Health, as she shares the how-tos of home canning, including the science, safety, equipment, and steps used to can food.

Don't Miss This!

Join the Galveston County Small Business Development Center and learn about starting your own business!

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