Friday, September 7, 2012

This Week at The Cypress Park Library (Sept 10-15)

2- 4:30pm "Used Book Sale"
The "Friends of The Cypress Park Library" holds a small book sale every Monday in the community room. This one isn't as big as the one they hold Saturdays but it's just as important and proceeds fund library programs and some materials. Please join us.

3:30-5:30pm "Story time and Reading"
Books come alive for kids when they share the fun of reading with "S.T.A.R." library volunteers. Grandma Sara will be here.

3-4pm "Infant/Toddler Story Time"
Miss Alicia will read stories to the children and we’ll also be making crafts. This free program is for children up to the age of 12.

5-7:30pm "An Evening of Mass Education" 
 Santino Rivera has enlisted the help of 38 other Xican@s, well known authors and new voices alike, to join him in fighting back against those who have set out to ban books and censor culture and edit history.

We are honored to host this historic event and to be joined by well known authors like Rudy Acuña, Lalo Alcaraz, Gustavo Arellano and many others. Read the full guest list and more about the book here. You can also check out our interview w/ Santino Rivera here.

12-1pm "Adult Computer Class" 
Adults, join us for a beginner's guide to the internet. Patrick will teach you the basics of web browsing, word processing and how to create and access your email account. Bring your questions. Patrick will supply the answers.

4-5pm "Teen Art Hour"
Today's "Teen Art Hour" will be an Introduction to Origami. Have fun learning how to make the basic folds that lead to all the beautiful Origami classics like the Crane, San-Bow, Fortune Teller and many others. 

12-1pm "Story time and Reading"
Books comes alive for children when they share the fun of reading with "S.T.A.R." library volunteers. "Grandpa Allen" will be here reading to the kids.

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