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BOOK DROP @ YOUR LIBRARY

Happy Holidays! We are closing for the Christmas holiday Monday, December 23rd, at 5 pm. We will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, reopening on Thursday, December 26th at 10 am. We will also close at 5 pm on Tuesday, December 31st and remain closed for the New Year's holiday, reopening on Thursday, January 2nd at 10 am. You will be able to return books and other library materials to our Book Drop. Our most excellent Elves will be emptying the Book Drop while we are closed. Please do not put your books in bags as this can sometimes cause the Book Drop to clog up. If you do come to return your materials and find that the Book Drop is too full or blocked, please do NOT leave your library materials on the front porch. Please keep your things with you. Once we reopen, please bring in your materials, tell us about the problem you had and we will gladly check-in your materials fine free!

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from the Galena Park Library staff! The Library will close Monday, December 23rd at 5 pm. The Library will be closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, reopening on Thursday,  December 26th at 10 am. In addition, the Library will close early on Tuesday, December 31st at 5 pm and remain closed for the January 1st New Year holiday. Thursday, January 2nd, the Library reopens at 10 am for regular hours. Please call for more information: 713-450-0982

December Book Club-A Highland Christmas!

Join in the fun on Wednesday, December 18th, at 10 am as the Book Club discusses A Highland Christmas by M. C. Beaton. Constable Hamish Macbeth finds himself protecting an unhappy girl and retrieving some stolen holiday goods. Follow the lanky detective as he uses all his highland charm and skills to make things right. Happy Holiday Reading! Please phone 281-457-1631 for more information on future Book Club titles and discussion dates.

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE EAST TEXAS PRAIRIE

Remembering Christmas from years gone by,  Branch Librarian Carolyn Dial will tell stories from her program, "Little House on the East Texas Prairie." She will show early 1900's family crafts used to create Holiday presents. Ms. Dial will present this program on Wednesday, December 11th at the 11 am Story Time session in the Meeting Room. Groups, please call in advance: Ph. 713-450-0982

Happy Thanksgiving!

The Staff of the Galena Park Branch Library wishes you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving! Children and adults listed what they are thankful for on the leaves of our fall tree. The children are thankful for their family, friends and pets. We are thankful that you enjoy your neighborhood library. The Library closes at 5 pm Wednesday, November 27th. We reopen on Monday, December 2nd at 10 am. Try your hand at this craft!  Happy Thanksgiving! www.artprojectsforkids.org/2012/11/how-to-draw-turkey.html

BABY TIME @ YOUR LIBRARY!

If you have little ones, join us for Baby Time each Thursday morning at 10:30 am. This short interactive program introduces board books to children. Plus we sing songs, dance and play with the parachute! Toward the end of the brief program, we open the toy box for fun time with educational toys, including building blocks. And we end each program with bubbles!! The babies love to watch the bubbles, try to touch them and pop them! Plus we now have  "Early Literacy" ABC puppets as well as "Sight and Sound Tubes" as a gift from the North Shore Rotary Club!

Customer Survey @ Your Library

     Galena Park Library is TAKING PART IN "Harris County Public Library Customer Survey"

The Galena Park Library is joining libraries across Harris County by participating in the "Harris County Public Library 2013 Customer Survey." Library volunteers and staff will offer you surveys to get your comments and opinions about your most recent visit to our library. We invite you to describe the great learning opportunities, return on educational investment and value of the Harris County Libraries as well as informing us of the new services you would like to see added. Please call for more information: 713-450-0982

Customer Survey @ Your Library

North Channel Library is TAKING PART IN “Harris County Public Library Customer Survey”
The North Channel Public Library is joining libraries across Harris County by participating in the "Harris County Public Library 2013 Customer Survey."  Library volunteers and staff will offer you surveys to get your comments, and opinions about  your most recent visit to our library.  We invite you to help us describe the great learning opportunities, return on educational investment, and value of the Harris County Libraries as well as informing us of the new services you would like to see added. Please call for more information: 281-457-1631

Learn About Facebook @ Your Library!

Join computer instructor Hugo Ortega on Wednesday, July 10th,  at 1 pm to learn about Facebook, the most popular social media tool of today. Learn how to find long lost friends as well as how to keep in touch with family by creating and using a Facebook account. Please call for more information: 713-450-0982

Galena Park Library Closed July 4th

July 4th the Galena Park Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day. Since we are currently closed on Fridays, the Library will reopen on Saturday, July 6th for its usual schedule, 9 am to 1 pm. While we are closed, you may use your library card barcode and PIN  to access online services 24/7, including renewing materials, using our databases for research and selecting e-books to read: http://www.hcpl.net

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