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Art In the Forest

 

Kingwood area artists have a new venue for displaying their original art. The Kingwood Branch Library is now partnering with the Kingwood Art Society to present "Art In the Forest", an ongoing exhibit of paintings, pastels, and mixed media.  On your next visit to the library, be sure to check out the many items in our lobby display case as well as the second floor "gallery".  We guarantee you'll be impressed by the talent and creativity of your friends and neighbors!

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HAAM Food Drive at the Kingwood Library

The Kingwood Library, in conjunction with HAAM, is making it convenient for patrons wanting to give during this busy holiday season.  Just look for the food donation receptacle in the library lobby to drop off your non-perishable items for needy families.  Volunteers from the Humble Area Assistance Ministries will be collecting the donations from now until the end of December. Hats off to HAAM!

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Teen Read Week Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Cassidy, winner of our Teen Read Week contest!  Cassidy was one of several contestants who submitted original designs of book covers. She won a Barnes and Noble gift card, courtesy of F.O.L.K., with her cover design of Rick Riordan's The Son of Neptune. Teens are encouraged to enter next year's Teen Read Week contest.

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Book Club celebrates National Native American Heritage Month

Come join our book club as we discuss I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven. This 70's classic tells the story of a young minister who learns about the meaning of life when he is sent to an Indian community in British Columbia. The discussion will take place on Monday, November 28 at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room.

 

 

 

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Coming Attractions @ the Kingwood Library

Come join us this coming week for a variety of adult programming, free to the public! 

  • Tuesday    11/8        1:30 pm    Preparing for the Job Interview
  • Thursday  11/10    10:30 am    Gluten-Free Cooking
  • Saturday   11/12    10:30 am    Ellis Island & Castle Garden Genealogy
  • Saturday   11/12       1:30 pm    Holiday Makeup Tips

 

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Most Popular Novels At the Kingwood Library

Inquiring minds want to know... 

Take a look below for our most popular adult fiction titles during the month of October!

 

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Teens & Tweens Halloween Craft !!

 Come one, come all, to decorate your own Sugar Skull! Join in the fun to celebrate Halloween and the Mexican Holiday, Dia de Los Muertos.  Craft supplies will be on hand in our upstairs conference room on Monday, October 24, from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.  Please register with our adult staff for this come and go event. See you there!

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Cracker Barrel donates to the Kingwood Library!

Next time you're in the Kingwood Library, look for Cracker Barrel's famous rocking chairs in the Children's Activity Room.  Cracker Barrel general manager Kelly Martinez and retail manager Dawn Graham presented the chairs, along with a monetary donation, to Carolyn Humphrey, president of Friends of the Library Kingwood (F.O.L.K.).  The chairs will add to the warmth and welcoming atmosphere of storytimes at the library, while the monetary donation will benefit the library's collection and services, as do all monies donated to F.O.L.K.

Thank you, Cracker Barrel, for your generous support of the Kingwood Branch Library!

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Skin Care for the Drought Weary!

makeupHas your skin taken a beating during this unending dry weather?  Come join us on Thursday, September 29 for a refresher on skin care and the latest in make-up tips!  This free program, presented by Louisa Oeding, will be held in the library's meeting room at 10:30 am.

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Networking/Internet Job Searching

Need some brushing up on your networking skills? Does job searching using the internet seem a bit overwhelming?

Then come to a workshop on Networking and Internet Job Searching  on Tuesday, September 20, at 1 pm.  This class, presented by Workforce Solutions, will  be held in our training lab for hands-on instruction and feedback!

Registration is required so please contact us at 281-360-6804.

 

 

 

 

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