December 2015 & January 2016 Fun4Seniors Trips departing from Kingwood Branch Library

Harris County Precinct 4's Senior Adult Program is offering the following Fun4Seniors Excursion Trips for library customers in December 2015 and January 2016. Participating is simple. Participants must be 50 years and older and must register for trips by calling 281-893-3726. All trips depart from and return to Kingwood Branch Library located at 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood TX 77339. Transportation is free and lunch is on your own. Some destinations require an admission fee.

Saturday, December 5, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM: Dickens on the Strand, Galveston. Enjoy this annual holiday street festival, based on 19th century Victorian London, featuring parades, nonstop entertainment, and more. The cost is $10 per person and food may be purchased on your own at the festival.

Thanksgiving Holiday Library Hours

ThanksgivingWe will close early on Wednesday, November 25, at 5:00 p.m.  The storytimes will take place as scheduled:

Baby time—10:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
Toddler time—11:30 a.m.

We will be closed Thursday through Sunday, November 26-29, in observance of Thanksgiving.  We will reopen on Monday, November 30 at 1:00 p.m.

We wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Title to be discussed: In the dark streets shineth: a 1941 Christmas Eve story by David McCullough.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, December 8, 6:30 p.m.  From the book jacket: "Christmas Eve, 1941.  Mere days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt met at the White House.  As war raged throughout the world, the two leaders delivered a powerful message of hope that still resonates today.  Bestselling author and renowned historian David McCullough relates a compelling story about the spirit of Christmas and the power of light to shine in difficult, dangerous times .... [a]lso sharing the stories behind the songs 'O Little Town of Bethlehem' and 'I'll Be Home for Christmas'...."

Select Library Software Offline, Nov. 8-13

Harris County Public Library is installing new library software during the week of November 8-13, 2015. This will necessitate taking select services offline during the upgrade. Please be sure to have your library card and PIN during this time as we will not be able to look up any account information during this transition. Thank you.


November Computer Classes

LeafbackIn November, we’re offering the following computer classes:

How to Use Facebook—November 5
Beginner Word—November 12
Intermediate Word—November 19

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

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*Please note new times effective week of November 1, 2015*


Wednesdays 10:00-10:30 a.m.
or 10:45-11:15 a.m.*

Stories, rhymes, songs and social time for babies ages 0-15 months and parents/caregivers.



Wednesdays11:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon*
or Thursdays: 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays and fun for ages 16-36 months.



Thursdays 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft activity for ages 3-6 years.

Book Hunters in Brief #101: Books for Native American Heritage Month

This week in honor of Native American Heritage Month, Book Hunters offers books for children, teens and adults written by Native American authors.

For Children:
Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk

Happy Thanksgiving from North Channel Library!

turkeyIn observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, the North Channel Library will be closing at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 25th.  We will remain closed from Thursday, November 26th through Sunday, November 29th.  We will reopen on Monday, November 30th at 1 pm.  Don't forget that you can access many library resources from our website,   We hope you have a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!



The Friends of the Katy Branch Library will hold a holiday boutique on Thursday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  The boutique will feature crafts, holiday goodies, and books suitable for holiday gifts.  The Friends provide funding for all programs for the Katy Library.  

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