Rosenberg Library’s Children’s Dept., 2310 Sealy St., in Galveston, is encouraging third- through sixth-graders to vote for the 2018 Texas Bluebonnet Award. Students who have read five of the Bluebonnet nominees are eligible to vote for their favorite book. Ballots are available at the children’s reference desk or by calling 409-763-8854, Ext. 135. Jan. 26 is the last day to vote.
Moore Memorial Public Library will offer free one-hour computer classes in the meeting room of the library, 1701 Ninth Ave. N.
Patrons must arrive between 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. to complete a pretest; and the classes will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The following classes will be offered:
• Basic Mouse — today;
• Basic Computers — Friday;
• Basic Word — Jan. 18;
• Basic Internet — Jan. 25; and
• Basic Windows 10 — Files & Saving — Jan. 26.
To register, call 409-643-5977.
Rosenberg Library will offer its Paws to Read event from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays through April 26 at 2310 Sealy St.
Beginning readers will get to practice their reading skills with Oliver the Therapy Dog.
To sign up, visit www.rosenberg-library.org or stop by the children’s desk.
Rosenberg Library will have its Artists’ Alley — Drawing Workshop event for ages 13-18 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday in the McCullough Room, second floor, at 2310 Sealy St.
For information, visit www.rosenberg-library.org or call 409-763-8854, Ext. 140.
Galveston Reads will have book discussions for its 2018 selection “News of the World,” by Paulette Jiles at the following times and locations:
• 10 a.m. Saturday — Robbie Farmer Memorial Library at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St.;
• Noon Jan. 24 and 2 p.m. Jan. 27 — McCullough Room of Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy St.;
• 7 p.m. Feb. 13 — Texas A&M University at Galveston, Building 3007, Room 210, 200 Seawolf Parkway; and
• 7 p.m. Feb. 14 — Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Galveston County, 502 Church St.
For information, visit www.galvestonreads.org or call 409-763-8854, Ext. 140 or 115.
The Saturday Morning Book Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Robbie Farmer Memorial Library at Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St.
“News of the World,” by Paulette Jiles, will be discussed.
Call Joan Hyatt, 409-763-1657.
Rosenberg Library will offer free citizenship classes from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at 2310 Sealy St.
To register, call Magdalena Alvarado, 409-692-7338, or Mary Longoria, 409-682-5400.
For information, visit www.thechildrenscenterinc.com.
Moore Memorial Public Library will offer Toddlerific Story Time for ages 1-3 at 10 a.m. Tuesdays through May 22 in the Walter Holland Meeting Room of the library, 1701 Ninth Ave. N.
Admission is free, but space is limited.
The Reference Services team will offer its Library eBooks tutorials at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays on the second floor of the library, 2310 Sealy St.
Participants will get hands on assistance with your tablet, phone, or other smart device.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 409-763-8854, Ext. 115.
The Mae S. Bruce Library will offer its story hour program for ages 6 and younger at 11 a.m.; and at 2 p.m. for all ages Tuesdays at 13302 Sixth St.
Visit www.maebrucelibrary.org or call 409-925-5540.
The La Marque Public Library will offer traditional story time for children at 11 a.m. Tuesdays at 1011 Bayou Road.
Children of all ages are encouraged to attend.
Rosenberg Library will offer the following events Wednesdays through April 25 at 2310 Sealy St.:
• 9:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. — Baby time: Babies and their parents will get to enjoy songs, bounces, books, puppets and rhymes; and
• 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. — Story time: Engaging program featuring books, puppets, music and movement. For young children and their caregivers.
For information, visit www.rosenberg-library.org or call 409-763-8854, Ext. 135.
Moore Memorial Public Library will offer Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5 at 10 a.m. Wednesdays through May 23 in the Walter Holland Meeting Room of the library, 1701 Ninth Ave. N.
Admission is free, but space is limited.