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Hispanic Heritage Month



In celebration of Hispanic American History month, the Octavia Fields Library is proud to present Kevin Groover and Vladimir Castellanos with a selection of music. The presentation will be in the main library at 7 pm, on Thursday, October 15 2009.  No tickets are necessary.  So please stop by and join us!!!

Free Microchipping For Pets!

Calling all Humble pet owners!!! There will be a free microchip program at the Humble Civic Center Arena on Sunday, October 11, 2009.  A local women's generous bequest allows the City of Humble to offer this program at the Home for the Holidays Pet Adopt-a-thon.  The chips are free for Humble residents who bring a pet and identification to prove their residencey in Humble proper. Non- Humble residents in surrounding communities are also invited and can get their pets chipped for just $10. The event will run from 10 am - 5 pm.  For any further information, you can call Tammy @ 713-320-1108


Chapter 2 of A Gathering Storm

 Hey good news fellow TWoT fans!! Tor has just made available the audio for Chapter 2 of A Gathering Storm. Click here to sign in or register and listen to it for free!!! 

Author Book Signing!

On Saturday, September 26, 2009, the Friends of the Octavia Fields Library are happy to sponsor a pre-market sale and signing of the book, The Best for Last : One Woman's Unusual Tale of Life and Love by Paulette Meeks, a local author.  Ms. Meeks was a teacher for over 43 years, and also served for 28 years as a Daughter of Charity, doing missionary work. Her last 4 years of teaching were at Lakeland Elementary School  in Humble.  The sale and signing will be from 3 - 4 pm, in the main library.

Preview Chapter One of A Memory of Light!

 I just read that Tor is going to release A Memory of Light a week early, October 27, 2009.  You can also preview chapter one here. Here's to hoping it ties up all those loose ends!

Gourmet Coffee!!

Hey! Come enjoy the new gourmet coffee station at the Octavia Fields Branch Library. Famous retailer quality, at half the price! And for every cup you buy, part of the proceeds go to support YOUR children's programs here at the library. You can't get a better value then that!!

What Are You Reading This Month?

Hey, I'm done with all the series I had on the table, now I'm looking for something new to dig into.  What are you reading this month? What would you recommend? Have you discovered any new authors?  Feel free to post a reply, and let me know what you're liking!

Help Select The Best Children's Books In Texas!!!

Do you homeschool your child/children?

Are your children in grades 3,4,5, or 6?

Would your children like to help select the best children's books in Texas?

If you answered YES to any of the above questions, please see our Children's Librarian, Billie or fill out an index card information sheet and turn it in at the Circulation Desk,  or  email me at for more information

Our Final Friday Family Movie of the Summer!!!

Can ya smell what Octavia's cooking??? Popcorn!! That's right folks, join us for the Final Friday Family movie on Friday, August 21, 2009. We'll be showing a very recently released dvd, with one of your favorite pro wrestler's turned actor. There are 196 requests for it, but you can see it HERE at 2:30 pm, the last Friday before school. And we provide the popcorn!!

Blue Bonnet Book Club

  Billie Bailey, our children's librarian, would like to start a Blue Bonnet Reading Club for home schooled children from 3rd grade to 6th grade.   Starting sometime in September, it will be an opportunity for home schooled children to meet and discuss award winning novels with their peers.  Please contact Ms Billie via email at bbailey@hcpl.netSmile


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