Rosenberg Library
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ROSENBERG LIBRARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Texas Organization of Parents Advocates and Attorneys



When: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fox Room

Educational seminars on special education law


Children Protective Services



When: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Harris Gallery

FBSS Academy Meeting


Class Visit



When: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Children's Department

13 students
browsing for books


class visit, 12 students



When: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Children's Department

browsing


Finally Friday Movie Night



When: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: Wortham Auditorium

It's Finally Friday Movie Night, and this month's movie is Jurassic Park (PG-13)! Jurassic World - Fallen Kingdom releases today, so see the film that started it all! Popcorn + soda will be available.

Ages 13-18 (grades 7-12) only.


Riviera II Council of Co-Owners/ Rapp Management Co., Inc



When: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: McCullough Room

HOA meeting


Texas Organization of Parents Advocates and Attorneys



When: Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Fox Room

educational sessions on special education law


Texas Organization of Parents Advocates and Attorneys



When: Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: McCullough Room

special education advocacy workshops


KoumanKe’le African Dance and Drum Ensemble!



When: Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Wortham Auditorium

The Rosenberg Library is proud to welcome KoumanKe’le, African Dance and Drum Ensemble! KoumanKe’le, a Texas based cultural dance company, is a dynamic and energetic performance troupe that presents traditional West, South, and Central African Dance and culture and its transitions in this country. Snacks and refreshments will be served, so come enjoy the work of these great local performers.


Kidz Pacz Pickup



When: Monday, June 25, 2018 - All Day

Rosenberg Library & the Galveston County Food Bank are working to ensure that hungry kids are fed during the summer. Collect one free Kidz Pac per week during library hours at the Circulation Desk.

A waiver must be signed by a parent or guardian prior to pickup.

Pickups available weekly from June 4 - August 11.


Paws to Read



When: Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Children's Department

Beginning readers practice reading skills with Cory, the book-loving dog. He's friendly, kind and very non-judgmental. Check in at the children's desk to get signed up for a turn.


Teen Gaming - Wii U + Board Games



When: Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Wortham Auditorium

Let's play board games like Superfight, Pandemic, Settlers of Catan, and Sheriff of Nottingham. Never heard of those? That's fine - we'll teach you how it works! We'll also have the Wii U set up to play Super Smash Bros. or Mario Kart.

Ages 13-18 (grades 7-12) only.


Drop-in Games



When: Monday, June 25, 2018 - 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Children's Department

Drop-in to the Children’s Department between 2:30 - 5:30pm to play with games of all kinds, such as Clue, Monopoly, Apples to Apples, Quelf Jr., Connect Four, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Lego Creationary, Twister, Operation, Jenga, Hedbanz and more.


Chess for Kids



When: Monday, June 25, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Stop by the Children’s Department to learn how to play the game of chess or brush up on your chess skills hosted by George Laiacona.


Center to Eliminate Health Disparities



When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Randall Room

ACEs Meeting


EBook Drop-in Training Session



When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Adult Department

Come and get hands on assistance downloading e-books with you tablet, phone, or other smart devices. A librarian will assist you with setup, troubleshooting, and accessing library electronic resources such as e-books, e-audiobooks, and other streaming content.


Al Anon



When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Randall Room

meeting


Class Visit



When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Children's Department

8 students
Browsing for books


Bluebonnet Book Club



When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Randall Room

An introduction and celebration to the 2018/2019 master list of the Bluebonnet Award nominees. Which one do you think should win? We divide the list of 20 books and feature a few at each session. Book fun correlates with books introduced that session and includes a variety of activities such as readers' theatre, food, word & book games, hands-on activities, writing, crafts and more. Ask for the Bluebonnet list. Exclusively for grades 3-6.

Books highlighted during this program:

Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh

Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics by Margarita Engle

Amina's Voice by Hena Khan

Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly


EBook Drop-in Training Session



When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Adult Department

Come and get hands on assistance downloading e-books with you tablet, phone, or other smart devices. A librarian will assist you with setup, troubleshooting, and accessing library electronic resources such as e-books, e-audiobooks, and other streaming content.


Summer Band Concerts: Galveston Beach Band



When: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Sealy Pavilion & Moody Northen Plaza

Galveston Beach Band concerts are a diverse mix of much-loved show tunes, big band numbers and jazz. Taking place at the Sealy Pavilion, these concerts are a mixture of family, fun and summer relaxation. Children's parade at every concert. Free!


Galveston 2039 RFP Session



When: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Randall Room

Information session


Babytime



When: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Where: Wortham Auditorium

A cozy storytime filled with lapsit songs, baby bounces, & short but sweet stories. Babytime is the perfect opportunity to read, sing & bond with your little one.


Storytime



When: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Wortham Auditorium

A fun, engaging program featuring storytelling, music, movement, and puppets planned to promote early literacy development and to encourage one-on-one interaction between walkers and their caregivers. Come early to get a good seat!


Caring, Assisting & Preparing



When: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Morgan Room

Monthly Meeting


Museum Book Club - The Downfall of Galveston's May Walker Burleson



When: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: McCullough Room

Discuss T. Felder Dorn's new book "The Downfall of Galveston's May Walker Burleson" and view related items from the library's Special Collections


Teen Tabletop RPG



When: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Randall Room

Come explore the world of Dungeons & Dragons with a character you create and roleplay! Join a group of adventurers in a campaign run by our librarian. SPACE IS LIMITED: The first 6 to arrive will participate as players!

Ages 13-18 (grades 7-12) only.


EBook Drop-in Training Session



When: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Adult Department

Come and get hands on assistance downloading e-books with you tablet, phone, or other smart devices. A librarian will assist you with setup, troubleshooting, and accessing library electronic resources such as e-books, e-audiobooks, and other streaming content.


Family Service Center of Galveston



When: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Randall Room

Educational


Alternative Rock with Ranger Lisa



When: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Wortham Auditorium

Rock on with Ranger Lisa from Galveston Island State Park as she discusses the Anthropocene era, which is filled with plastic debris.


EBook Drop-in Training Session



When: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Adult Department

Come and get hands on assistance downloading e-books with you tablet, phone, or other smart devices. A librarian will assist you with setup, troubleshooting, and accessing library electronic resources such as e-books, e-audiobooks, and other streaming content.


Coastal Crafts - Perler Bead Coasters



When: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fox Room

Stop by and get crafty with perler beads! They make great coasters, or key chains, and you can get creative with our collection of designs, or create your own pattern.


CASA of Galveston County



When: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: McCullough Room

Information session about becoming a CASA volunteer


Resource & Crisis Center



When: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Randall Room

Board Director's Meeting


Nia Cultural Center



When: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Wortham Auditorium

Freedom School Family Night


Paws to Read



When: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Children's Department

Beginning readers practice reading skills with Oliver, the book-loving dog. He's friendly, kind and very non-judgmental. Check in at the children's desk to get signed up for a turn.


Class Visit



When: Friday, June 29, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Children's Department

13 students
browsing for books


class visit, 12 students



When: Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Children's Department

browsing


Video Game Tournament - Mario Kart 8



When: Friday, June 29, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Wortham Auditorium

Do you think you have what it takes to win our Mario Kart tournament? Face your foes in our double elimination bracket style tournament and compete for a prize!

Ages 13-18 (grades 7-12) only.


Drop-in Stop Motion Animation



When: Friday, June 29, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Randall Room

The Edge of Imagination Station helps participants of any skill level create their own animated short using materials such as chalk, paper and clay.


Drop-in Stop Motion Animation



When: Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Randall Room

The Edge of Imagination Station helps participants of any skill level create their own animated short using materials such as chalk, paper and clay.


Drag Queen Story Hour- Inclusive Books For Children



When: Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Wortham Auditorium

During Galveston Pride Month, we want to create a fun event for children and families with inclusive education and programs.


Kidz Pacz Pickup



When: Monday, July 02, 2018 - All Day

Rosenberg Library & the Galveston County Food Bank are working to ensure that hungry kids are fed during the summer. Collect one free Kidz Pac per week during library hours at the Circulation Desk.

A waiver must be signed by a parent or guardian prior to pickup.

Pickups available weekly from June 4 - August 11.


Paws to Read



When: Monday, July 02, 2018 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Children's Department

Beginning readers practice reading skills with Cory, the book-loving dog. He's friendly, kind and very non-judgmental. Check in at the children's desk to get signed up for a turn.


Teen Gaming - Wii U + Board Games



When: Monday, July 02, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Wortham Auditorium

Let's play board games like Superfight, Pandemic, Settlers of Catan, and Sheriff of Nottingham. Never heard of those? That's fine - we'll teach you how it works! We'll also have the Wii U set up to play Super Smash Bros. or Mario Kart.

Ages 13-18 (grades 7-12) only.


Drop-in Art Studio



When: Monday, July 02, 2018 - 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Children's Department

Drop-in to the children’s department between 2:30 - 5:30pm to discover your inner artist and create your very own masterpiece.


Chess for Kids



When: Monday, July 02, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Stop by the Children’s Department to learn how to play the game of chess or brush up on your chess skills hosted by George Laiacona.


EBook Drop-in Training Session



When: Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Adult Department

Come and get hands on assistance downloading e-books with you tablet, phone, or other smart devices. A librarian will assist you with setup, troubleshooting, and accessing library electronic resources such as e-books, e-audiobooks, and other streaming content.


Al Anon



When: Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Randall Room

meeting


Bluebonnet Book Club



When: Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Randall Room

An introduction and celebration to the 2018/2019 master list of the Bluebonnet Award nominees. Which one do you think should win? We divide the list of 20 books and feature a few at each session. Book fun correlates with books introduced that session and includes a variety of activities such as readers' theatre, food, word & book games, hands-on activities, writing, crafts and more. Ask for the Bluebonnet list. Exclusively for grades 3-6.

Books highlighted during this program:

How to Avoid Extinction by Paul Acampora

Grand Canyon by Jason Chin

The Harlem Charade by Natasha Tarpley

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay A. Haring

          
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