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Events

Professors Panel
Thursday, January 23rd, 7 PM
Rosenberg Library – Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor
2310 Sealy St., Galveston, TX 77550

Join us for our 2020 Galveston Reads discussion panel featuring local professors! This discussion will cover our 2020 choice, Where the Crawdads Sing. Refreshments will be served.

Book Themed Cooking Classes
Tuesdays, February 4th and March 3rd, 6:30 PM
The Kitchen Chick
2402 Market St., Galveston, TX 77550

Join fellow Galveston Reads readers at The Kitchen Chick! We’ll be taught how to create amazing meals inspired by Where the Crawdads Sing! Completely free, but please register at the Rosenberg Library Reference Desk (2nd floor), or call (409) 763 – 8854 ext. 115.

Movie Night: Beasts of the Southern Wild
Thursday, February 6th, 6:30 PM
Rosenberg Library – Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor
2310 Sealy St., Galveston, TX 77550

Our 2020 Galveston Reads movie is Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)! Join us for the movie and discussion. Tasty refreshments will be served.

Child Development Specialist – Diane T. Goyette
Thursday, February 20th, 6 PM
Rosenberg Library – Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor
2310 Sealy St., Galveston, TX 77550

Diane T. Goyette M.A., is the owner of Early Childhood Specialties in Houston. As a trainer, consultant and speaker, she supports adults who care for and work with young children, drawing from both her career as an early childhood educator and her experiences as a parent. She is especially passionate about sharing the importance of relationships, fostering children’s social and emotional development, and helping teachers and parents help children who exhibit challenging behavior.

Join Diane as she explains how being abandoned and other traumatic events in childhood affect children’s developing brains. Learn how morals develop and how life events influence them. Discover how Kya’s relationship with Tate contributed to her ability to overcome her hardships. You will leave with a better understanding of how Kya’s childhood shaped her thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

Texas Master Naturalists All-Day Specimen Petting Zoo and Presentation on Galveston’s Wetlands
Saturday, February 29th, 11 AM (Specimen Petting Zoo) and 3 PM (Presentation)
Rosenberg Library – Wortham Auditorium – 1st floor
2310 Sealy St., Galveston, TX 77550

Drop by for an all-day coastal wetlands specimen petting zoo (insects, shells, grasses, and other natural wonders) brought to you by the Galveston Bay Area Texas Master Naturalists, followed by a presentation about the Bay Area’s wetlands and wildlife.

Master Naturalist Dr. Steve Alexander, “Kya’s Journal from Marsh Girl to Acclaimed Naturalist”
Thursday, March 19th, 6:30 PM
Rosenberg Library – Harris Gallery – 4th floor
2310 Sealy St., Galveston, TX 77550

Join us in welcoming local naturalist, Dr. Steve Alexander, as we explore Kya’s journey, from simply surviving her surroundings, to ultimately developing a deep appreciation and understanding of the coastal marshes she calls home.

Book Discussions

Tuesday, January 28th, 5 – 6 PM
Rosenberg Library – Fox Room – 4th floor
2310 Sealy St., Galveston, TX 77550

Saturday, February 8th, 10 AM
Robbie Farmer Library at
Moody Methodist Church
2803 53rd St., Galveston, TX 77551

Monday, February 10th, 6:30 PM
Robbie Farmer Library at
Moody Methodist Church
2803 53rd St., Galveston, TX 77551

Saturday, March 7th, 2 – 3 PM
Rosenberg Library – Fox Room – 4th floor
2310 Sealy St., Galveston, TX 77550

Events are free and open to the public; volunteers are welcome.

*Please visit the Galveston Reads website often for the most up to date information regarding Galveston Reads programs.*