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Veterans Day Scrapbook Project @ Laura's

Thursday, October 24, 2013 to Monday, November 11, 2013

In honor of Veterans Day, Westbank Community Libraries is proud to host several events as well as an ongoing scrapbook project.

Example of a veteran scrapbook page, with a picture of a veteran surrounded by papers.Veterans Day Scrapbooks


Come in to Laura’s Library before November 11th to create your own veteran scrapbook page! We will provide one 12x12” piece of cardstock, some decorations and supplies; you bring photos of your veteran, a brief biography or list of duties and honors, and any other keepsakes you want to display (medals, letters, etc.). We will have these pages on exhibit starting Monday, November 11th for our Veterans’ Day Celebration.

Please note that physical copies of the information are not guaranteed to be protected while on display or returned after the exhibit. We will happily help you make color copies of any photos so that you may keep your original!

Sample Layout:

Powerpoint style layout of how a page can look, with name and rank at the top, photo and biography on the bottom


Special Events for Monday, November 11


At Laura's Library, war veterans and members of the National Sojourners will be presenting the History of Flags at noon.  Afterwards at 12:30 p.m., there will be a special Bring Your Veterans to Storytime

Westbank will also celebrate Veterans Day by having a Bring Your Veterans to Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Finally, in the evening, the authors of the book "For the Love of Texas" will visit Westbank at 6:30 p.m. to discuss some interesting Texas history.

Sample scrapbook page with two veterans