Groomed for Literacy is a partnership between the Houston Public Library and Put It In A Book Foundation. Groomed for Literacy aims to address the literacy gap for underserved youth and to promote a love for reading by expanding access to quality books in communities. The program supports placement of Little Free Libraries stocked with books in barbershops citywide.
If you or someone you know owns a barbershop and would like to participate, please
visit the Houston Library to learn how to sign up as a partner or as a participant in the building of the Little Free Libraries this Saturday, September 24th.
CALL FOR APPLICANTS: MAYOR'S YOUTH COUNCIL
The City of Houston Mayor's Youth Council provides high school students with opportunities to develop leadership skills while learning about city government. Members hold district and at-large positions that mirror the elected Houston City Council, and work to address and act on issues that affect Houston's youth.
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm there will be a education seminar about green building at the Green Building Resource Center on 1002 Washington Avenue.
The Green Building Resource Center is also offering rain barrels and compost bins at a reduced price so long as you order online before October 2nd. The pick up day for your order will be Saturday, October 8th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the West Parking Lot of the Houston Permitting Center, at 1002 Washington Avenue.
More information about the rain barrel and compost bin sale can be found here.