At Rosenberg Library This Month:
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.
April 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th (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.
April 5th (4:30-5:30pm): Y.A.L.L. Meeting – Young Adult Library Leaders (Y.A.L.L.) is a teen library leadership group. Have a voice in the library, earn volunteer hours, and eat snacks.
April 12th (4:30-5:30pm): Anime Club – Come out for pocky, soda, and anime and even candy sushi.
April 19th (2-5pm): Teen Gaming, Board Games – This will be cooperative, strategic, and more fun – as well as Mario Kart and Smash Bros. on the Wii U.
April 26th (4:30-5:30pm): Teen Book Club – Discuss your favorite books, choose books to read, and pick up the next discussion book!
April 4th (7-8:30pm): National Poetry Month, The Poetry of Jim Boone – April is National Poetry Month! Join for a night of poetry and stories with Galveston’s own Jim Boone. Jim is the author of “Somebody Say “Amen” and a 2012 US Poet Laureate Nominee. Enjoy poetry and stories about how he balanced his sexuality and spirituality to make it to his 82nd year on this planet… this time around. Refreshments will be served.
April 11th (7-8:30pm): Reducing Stress Through Meditation – The scientific community has been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join Daya Sharma as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will also present a simple yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s life personally, professionally and spiritually. Refreshments will be served.
April 20th (1-2:30pm): Finding Inner Peace and Calmness Through Meditation – Join Daya Sharma, long time meditator, for this deep and engaging meditation workshop. He lectures regularly on the benefits of meditation and has been practicing himself for many years. During this workshop, he will talk about the journey of finding lasting peace, happiness and a greater sense of well being. Daya will share a simple technique of spiritual meditation (explained and practiced during the session) that can help us achieve a lasting state of peace and happiness found through no outer experience. Refreshments will be served.
April 18th (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.
April 25th (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.