Saturday, March 17, 2012

Movies At Ysleta !

Every Saturday afternoon the Ysleta Branch Library features a movie matinee at 3:00pm. Patrons are invited to view the current and classic selections of your favorite titles. We offer a large screen, hi-fidelity sound, climate controlled comfort, popcorn and lemonade, all for your enjoyment. Join us!   RR

Origami II

On March 14, 2012 the Ysleta Branch Library hosted the second class on Origami, the Japanese art of folding paper. Paper can be folded into virtually anything you can think of and in part II, Aimee Camp showed the group a few more complex designs. They learned to create objects such as a bin, a shirt, a crane, a butterfly, a flower, and a balloon. The patrons enjoyed their handiworks.

YS Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

On Saturday March 3, 2012 the Ysleta Branch Library held a birthday celebration for Dr. Seuss. Theodore Seuss Geisel, born on March 2, 1904, was an American writer, poet and cartoonist that published 46 children’s books, all of which can be found in our library catalog. Forty-eight attendees, mostly kids, enjoyed storytime, fingerplays, music, dance, green eggs & ham crafts, cookies and lemonade. The Cat In The Hat made an appearance to add to the amusement and laughter.
Robert Ramirez

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Learn Feng Shui at YS !

Developed in China over 3000 years ago, Feng Shui is an ancient art and science that reveals how to achieve balanced energy in a given space to assure health and good fortune. Come to Ysleta Branch Library on March 28, 2012 at 5:00pm and learn how to apply Feng Shui to your environment with consultant Leticia Arrellano.

Robert Ramirez

Metal Embossing/Repujado at Ysleta

February 18, 2012 Ysleta Branch Library hosted a workshop on Metal Embossing/Repujado.  Repujado is an ancient metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is shaped to create a design. Thirty patrons attended this workshop taught by Ysleta Branch staff member Gabby Flores. They worked their designs on an aluminum medium and then colored with paint/marker. Beautiful 3-dimensional art was created surely to be displayed and enjoyed by all.
 Robert Ramirez