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Get fit with Library Items

Healthy BodyStay fit this New Year with Library books about FitnessHealthy Recipes and Work Out DVDs.  If this is your New Year's Resolution then get started now by stopping by your local library and checking them out. 

Toys for Tots

Are you in the Holiday Spirit and want to help children? Come in and donate Toys for Tots.  Please bring any toy that does not promote violence and must be new and unwrapped. Last day to donate is December 15, 2011. There are plenty of other sites where you may drop off toys if you cannot come to our location.  Help out needy children and our Marine Corps.  

Toys for Tots

 

 

 

GO MOBILE WITH HCPL

Have thBookMyne, BookMyne 3.0  by SirsiDynix, e library at your fingertips. Get the app that makes it quick and easy to access your local library on the go! Search your library’s catalog, download items, manage your account, and find suggested reading instantly with your Android or iOS device.  BookMyne by SirsiDynix on your Apple device and BookMyne 3.0 by SirsiDynix on your Android device.

 


 

We'll help you with your DIGITALNESS!

Do you have a E-booksnew reader? Don't know how to use it? Come on in or give us a call! We'll be more than happy to assist you.  We know it all: IPads, Kindles, Nooks, Sony Readers, Androids and the list goes on and on. Look to the near future and we be having Digitalness Learning Sessions for everyone.

Kindle January 7, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

Nook January 14, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

IPad January 28, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

 

Vampire or Werewolf Fans???

Jackson Rathbone Read PosterIf you haven't read or watched Stephenie Meyer's Vampire/Werewolf Saga, I don't know where you have been.  Team Edward or Team Jacob? Vampires or Werewolves? It has been such a controversial topic!  You have just enough time to get with it. Put them on hold or pick them up at your library. Read the books or watch the movies before the fourth installment of the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 1 shows in theaters November 18. 

  • 1. Twilight 2. New Moon 3. Eclipse 4. Breaking Dawn

Beekman 1802 Heirloom Recipe Contest

Heirloom Recipe ContestEnter for a chance to win an all expense-paid trip to meet Discovery-Planet Green reality TV stars The Fabulous Beekman Boys in Sharon Springs, NY, take a tour of the Beekman 1802 Farm, and have dinner with Josh and Brent!

Fill out the entry form with your favorite family heirloom recipe and tell us what makes the recipe so special to you, then give it to one of our librarians to be entered for a chance to win a signed copy of The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook and a grand prize trip, farm tour, and dinner.

Happy Birthday Toni Morrison!

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison (born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18, 1931) is a Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes and vivid dialogue.

Let's Get Back on Track!

exerciseOk everybody we had lots of love and fun for Valentine's Day. We enjoyed ourselves with sweets and going out to eat with our special someone. Now it's time to get back on track! Check out our numerous items we have available to help you get ready for summer beach wear.  Come on; take a look at our DVDS, exercise books, awesome cookbooks! Don't you want to be able fit into your skinny clothes?

How many Presidents have we had?

President's DayWho is our current President? Who was the 24th president? All you questions can be answered by looking at though our catalog or visiting the White House.

Interested in Genealogy?

Kimberly M. Gay, MLSNorthwest Branch Library is pleased to present Ms. Kimberly M. Gay, MLS from the John B. Coleman Library on the campus of Prairie View A&M University.  Kimberly will be teaching you how to begin researching your family's past. If you have been researching your family for years or considering starting a genealogy journey, this session is for you! This session will be held on Saturday, March 5th at 10:00am. All are welcome to attend. The first 50 attendees will be given a FREE Genealogy Starter Kit.

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