WHAT:            Re-Opening of Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library

WHEN:            Saturday, May 13, 2017 | 11:30 AM – 2 PM

WHERE:          Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library | 7007 W. Fuqua St., 77489


Mayor Sylvester Turner, COH
Councilman Larry Green, District K
Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson, Director, HPL
Stephen Williams, Director, Health Department

The Houston Public Library and the Health Department will be hosting a community health fair to celebrate the re-opening of the Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library with the addition of a new Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinic. The fair will commence with a press conference presided by Mayor Sylvester Turner; Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson, Director of Houston Public Library; Larry Green, Councilman, District K; and Stephen Williams, Director of the COH Health Department.

The health fair will offer free health screenings for blood glucose, blood pressure, hearing, vision and BMI. Family members will enjoy fun craft activities, story time, baby and toddler yoga, bounce house, basketball, free aerobic demonstrations, free food from James Coney Island, Star Berry Snoballs and Smoothie Strong, and a chance to win some amazing raffle prizes such as a free VivoFit Jr. watch, gift cards, and even a bike!

About the Houston Public Library
The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, four HPL Express Libraries, a Central Library, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The African American Library at the Gregory School, and the Parent Resource Library located in the Children’s Museum of Houston. With more than eight million visits per year in person and online, HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs by providing library customers with free use of a diverse collection of printed materials and electronic resources, Internet, laptop and computer use, and a variety of database and reference resources with live assistance online 24/7.

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