Rosenberg Library is located Downtown at 2310 Sealy St., Downtown Galveston. For more info call (409)763-8854 or go to rosenberg-library.org. All events are free and open to the public.
Wednesdays through April 24th (9:30am): Babytime – This is a twenty-minute storytime for infants, pre-walkers, and new walkers and their significant other filled with short stories, songs, fingerplays, baby bounces, and fun.
Wednesdays through April 24th (10-10:30am): Storytime – A fun, engaging program featuring storytelling, music, movement, and puppets planned to promote early literacy development. Recommended for toddlers, preschoolers, homeschoolers, and their loved ones.
Thursdays through April 25th (6pm-7pm): Paws to Read – Beginning readers practice his/her skills while sharing stories with Oliver, the book-loving dog. He’s friendly, kind and non-judgmental. Each reader gets an individual session with the therapy dog who is accompanied by a handler. Register at the children’s reference desk.
May 3rd (4:30-5:30pm): May the 4th Be With You Part 1 – For ages 13-18, come out and create your own lightsaber!
May 4th (2-4:30pm): May the 4th Be With You Part 2 – For ages 13-18, keep working on customizing your lightsabers and watch “Star Wars: A New Hope” (PG).
May 6th, 13th, 20th (4:30-7:30pm): Teen Tabletop RPG – Play a pen-and-paper RPG like Dungeons and Dragons! Space is limited, but come enjoy the story even if you can’t play.
May 8th (4:30-5:30pm): Teen Gaming, Board Games – This will be cooperative, strategic, and more fun – as well as Mario Kart and Smash Bros. on the Wii U.
May 31st (4:30-5:30pm): Teen Book Club – Discuss your favorite books, choose books to read, and pick up the next discussion book!
May 31st (2-4pm): Teen Summer Reading Kick-Off Party – For ages 13-18, come chow down on pizza, play some games, win prizes, and get registered for the Teen Summer Reading Program if you haven’t already! You can sign up for Summer Reading starting May 20th.
May 7th (4-5:30pm): Coastal Crafts – Cleopatra’s Bracelet with artist Annette Kinslow – Experience the fun, along with local artist Annette Kinslow, in making beautiful bead and wire wrap bracelets! They are a great handmade gift for yourself or another. As always, it is all free, but places are limited. Register at the reference desk (second floor) or call 409-763-8854, extension 115! Refreshments will be served.
May 9th. 23rd (6:30-8:30pm): Adult Board Game Night – Come to try out a new-to-you board game like Pandemic, Catan, and more. Don’t worry, they will teach you the rules.
May 14th (6pm): Sugar, pain or pleasure? with wellness coach Oralia Acosta – Addicted to sugar? Join wellness coach Oralia Acosta and learn how sugar affects your body, your emotions, and your overall health. You will also discuss practical ways to kick the sugar habit. Free for all – (Healthy) Refreshments will be served.
May 16th (6:30-8pm): Adult Trivia Night – Put together a team of two or more and come to enjoy this night. No team? Meet new teammates here.
May 30th (6pm): The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum presents “On The Trail Of The Buffalo Soldiers” – Who were The Buffalo Soldiers? African Americans have fought in military conflicts since colonial days. However, the Buffalo Soldiers, comprised of former slaves, freemen and Black Civil War soldiers, were the first to serve during “peacetime”. During the Indian Wars their combat prowess, bravery, tenaciousness, and appearance on the battlefield inspired the Native Americans to call them Buffalo Soldiers. Join in welcoming troops from Houston’s Buffalo Soldiers Museum for an in-uniform presentation of the history of the legendary Buffalo Soldiers!