Amy C.'s blog

Gulf Coast Reads Month!

October is Gulf Coast Reads month, and this year we’re reading The Promise by Ann Weisgarber.  Please join us for special events to celebrate reading this book.

  • Book Discussion with the Bear Creek Book Club on Monday, October 12th at 7:00 PM
  • Responsible Pet Ownership & Helping Your Pet in Disasters on Thursday, October 22nd at 4:00 PM

All ages are welcome to attend!

Also, please stop by our special display in the Fiction section to browse other titles related to The Promise—learn about Galveston, hurricanes, the early 1900s, and more!

Volunteer @ Your Library

Are you or someone that you know interested in volunteering at the library?  Join us for our New Volunteer Orientation Monday, October 5th at 6:30 PM to find out more about volunteering at our branch.  Please bring your Volunteer application, signed by a parent or guardian, with you to the Orientation.  If you need an application, you may pick one up at the Orientation.  Anyone under the age of 12 must volunteer with a parent or guardian.

Heart in a book image by Flickr user Sarah Browning.

Read Anything Book Club

Middle Schoolers, join us on Wednesday at 5:00 PM for the Read Anything Book Club!  Have you read a really interesting book, graphic novel, or fanfiction?  Come and talk to us about it!  All Middle School-aged children are welcome to attend.

Tween reading image by Flickr user Melanie Holtsman

Bear Creek Book Club

Join the Bear Creek Book Club tonight at 7:00 PM to discuss The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert.  The Bear Creek Book Club will now meet regularly on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 PM.  

Friday Computer Class

Need guidance using the computer? Join us for our free Friday computer classes!

1:30 Mouse and Keyboard
4:00 Computers 102

All classes are free and open to the public.  First come, first served.


Computer keyboard image by Flickr user Marcie Casas


School’s just starting, but it’s never too soon to have a little fun when kids are done with school for the day.  Join us on Tuesday for the Tuesday Tween at 4:30 PM!  This week you can make your very own Socktopus.


Socktopus image by Flickr user Andrew Hoyer

Mystery Book Club

The Mystery Book Club will meet on Thursday, August 20th at 11:00 AM to discuss the book Love You More by Lisa Gardner.  Stop by for a fun discussion with fellow sleuths!

Friday Computer Classes

Join us for free computer classes on Friday!

1:30 Basic Excel 2013
4:00 Intro to iPad

ipad image by flickr user Leon Lee

And the Winner Is...

The ballots are all in and counted!  The winner of Superhero Summer Madness is…

The Incredible Hulk!

Cute Hulk by flickr user marielalessandra

Superhero Summer Madness Finals

You have just a few more days to vote for the finals of the Superhero Summer Madness!  Who will be victorious: The Hulk or Thor?  Pick up a ballot at the Information Desk! Voting ends August 2nd.  The winner will be painted on our front lobby window!


Avengers art by Flickr user Roland Molnar

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