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Bella Terra February 2018

• 3D PRINTING CLASSES

• 3D PRINTING CLASSES Introduction to Thingiverse: Monday, February 12th, 7 PM or Tuesday, February 13th, 10 AM. Learn how to use this website to search for and download design files to print 3D objects. Introduction to Tinkercad: Monday, February 19th, 7 PM or Tuesday, February 20th, 10 AM. Learn how to use this online program to create objects for 3D printing. YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS teens grades 9-12 • Anti-Valentine’s Day Party - Tuesday, February 13th, 4-6 PM, Room 2A. Teens in grades 9-12 who are sick of seeing all the lovey-dovey mushy stuff can “un-celebrate” Valentine’s Day with crafts, food and fun at this Anti-Valentine’s Day Party! Materials for this event are made possible by the Friends of the George Memorial Library. • Young Adult Book Club – Saturday, February 14th, 5 PM, Room 2B. Teen readers will have the opportunity to meet with others who share the same love for great books and have a lively discussion on the reasons a book or its characters were liked or disliked. This month, readers will talk about Zenn Diagram, written by Wendy Brant. • Young Adult Advisory Council - Wednesday, February 21st, 5 PM, Room 2B. Teens in grades 9-12 who are interested in an exciting new leadership opportunity and volunteer-service hours are invited to attend this meeting of the Teen Advisory Council. Members will have a chance to share ideas about library programs, to help out at events, to give suggestions for teen services, books and movies and to meet new people. CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS • Toddler Time: Thursdays at 10 AM, offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. • Pajama Night Story Time: Thursdays at 6:30 PM, gives families an evening option for some activities presented during the daytime. • Family Story Time: Saturdays at 10 AM. Families with children of all ages are invited to come and enjoy stories, movies and crafts together. • After-School Breaks: 3rd Thursday, 4 PM, in the Meeting Room. Crafts, movies, stories and more for school-aged children in grades kindergarten through 3. The program on February 15th will be “Wax-Paper Lanterns.” Create lanterns using crayon shavings, wax paper and craft sticks. • The Creative Connection: 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6 PM in the Middle Grades department. Activities specially designed for kids in grades 4 through 8. February 14th: From Sketch to Finish: Batman February 28th: From Sketch to Finish: Sailor Moon • Middle School Program: 1st and 3rd Mondays, 6 PM in the Teen area. Activities for youth in grades 6 through 8. February 5th: Valentine Cards February 19th: How to Make a Bouncy Ball SPECIAL FAMILY EVENTS • Cowboy Stories with Larry Callies - Tuesday, February 13th, 6 PM, Meeting Room. Larry Callies, from the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg, will share cowboy tales and songs. He will also show off his skills with a lasso! This event is for families with children of all ages. For more information about any of our events, call the library’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734. • Preschool Story Time: Wednesdays at 10 AM, 3 to 6 years of age, presents stories, movies and age-appropriate craft activities. 26 February 2018 | Community Newsletter

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