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CAUTION! EXCESSIVE SOUND LEVELS!: PLEASE EXCUSE THE NOISE... Starting January 10th, the Library will no longer be a Quiet Zone as it gets a new Roof! Contractors hope to have the job finished in 2-3 weeks.

2018 GALVESTON READS SELECTION: News of the World by Paulette Jiles

North Texas in the 1870s is vividly realized through the travels and adventures of an itinerant "news reader" who has agreed to transport a young girl, a former Kiowa captive, to her relatives near San Antonio.

Galveston Reads provides an opportunity for all residents high school age through senior citizens to participate in a unique community wide discussion by reading and sharing views about the same book. Read the book (all public libraries in the County will have copies for checkout) then, take a look at the Galveston Reads website at for information regarding discussion groups, meet the author night, a movie night, a country western/swing music & dance event, and more. Events are free and open to the public.

CLASSIC NOVEL BUCKET LIST: How many can you read? Pick up a Bucket List bookmark, check out a few classics and mark them off as you read them!

JOURNAL CLUB: Learn how to express yourself through journal-keeping. If you love to write, create, make friends & share experiences this is the place for you!

For kids ages 10 & up.

Meetings will be 6-7:30pm on the following Thursdays: Jan 18th, Feb 15th, March 1st, April 5th, and May 3rd. See you soon!

POKEMON SATURDAYS: Learn the basics and play the game.

BYO Pokemon cards (Deck of 60). Ages 7 & up.

From 10:30 - 11:30am on the following Saturdays: Jan 20th, Feb 17th, Mar 17th, April 14th, and May 12th.

Gotta Catch Them All!!

GET HEALTHY, WEALTHY & WISE: Sharpen your spice savvy with one of our Mystery Spice Packets! Each packet includes a bit of the mystery spice, a short history and, a few wonderful recipes incorporating that spice.

Can you guess the spice??

STORYHOUR (a Preschool Literacy Class): Story Hour is held each Tuesday at 11am or 2:30pm for children 6 yrs and younger in the meeting room of the library. During the first 30 minutes of class, children are read stories and the last 30 minutes of class is left for time to do a craft pertaining to the stories read.

January's stories highlight the letters 'S' and 'D,' the alphabet, size, and opposites.

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