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Posted on: September 28, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Library Happenings

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Next Week's Events

Adult After Hours: 90s-Era (Not) Slumber Party

Friday, September 29 from 6 to 9 p.m.; for adults
Join us for 90s entertainment, snacks, and gathering around one landline to call Jason, the coolest boy in school!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday, September 30 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; for ages 3 to 8 and their caregivers
Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories! There will be a family activity right after the storytime.

Writing Short Stories

Saturday, September 30 from 10:30 a.m. to noon; for adults
The participants will discuss short story basics, write a story, and learn avenues for publishing a finished story. 
Topic for September 30:  Short story formats, story ideas, villains and heroes, settings and themes, stick-to-your-ribs endings, where to start?

Pop-Up Storytime at Fire Station 4

Friday, October 6 from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.; for ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes! We will be at a different city location for each Pop-Up Storytime. Check the library calendar or Facebook event for the location.

Steeped in Style

Friday, October 6 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; for ages 12 to 18
Wear your finest tea party attire and savor a variety of tea blends, delectable treats, and play tea-themed games. Participants are encouraged to bring a gift-wrapped teacup for the optional teacup exchange. Note: Registration is required and available on the Teen Programs webpage:

Saturday Crafts or Creations

Saturday, October 7 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; for all ages
Gather your family and get ready to create something amazing!


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Upcoming Events

Fire Prevention and Safety

Sunday, October 8 from 2 to 5 p.m.; for all ages
Join us for this educational and fun program in conjunction with the League City Fire Department! A fire truck will be at the front of Helen Hall Library that you can visit and take pictures with if weather permits.

The History Club

Monday, October 9 from 7 to 8 p.m.; for adults
The History Club meets on the second Monday of each month to discuss local history, Texas history, or American history topics that cover a wide range of interests. Attendance can be in person or via Zoom.
October 9 topic: League City's New Ghost Tour
Please contact Caris Brown for more information.

Clash of the Cards

Wednesday, September 11 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.

Mystery Craft Challenge

Thursday, September 12 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.
Oct 12: Spooky Surprise

Friends of Helen Hall Library Book Sale

Saturday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; for all ages
The Friends of Helen Hall Library are hosting a huge book sale! All books will be sold for $1, and there will be mystery/surprise boxes filled with exciting titles, as well!

Don't Miss This! Click on the image to participate! 

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