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Let's Go to the Opera!

Ann Thompson will present an opera preview on Monday, Oct. 25, 7pm.  She will introduce Puccini's Madama Butterfly and Britten's Peter Grimes.  These operas will be profomed by the Houston Grand Opera beginning October 22 and October 29 respectively. Join us for this free programs.

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Value Line

Have you noticed that you can now access Value Line from you home computer?  If you are researching stocks you can go into the the databases from the HCPL home page and then into business section.  There you can find Value Line and access it by using your library card.  Tracking your investments has never been easier.

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Hispanic Heritage Craft--Success

Hope you enjoyed the crafts and refreshments!  The bunuelos provided by Lupe Tortilla Mexican Restaurant were a special treat enjoyed by all.

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Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Optimist's Daughter,Title to be discussed:  The Optimist's Daughter, by Eudora Weltly.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, October 12, 6:30pm.  Summary: This compact, partially autobiographical novel is set in Mississippi.  It explores family bonds and the relationship between love and grief.  This is a Pulitzer Prize winner.

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Hispanic Heritage Craft

Come and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month at the Library!  Have fun creating Mexico's national flower - the dahlia!  Browse through our display of Hispanic authors and illustrators of children's literature.  Thursday, September 23, 4pm.

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Books on the Bayou

The Houston area is encouraged to read Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi between August 28th and September 30th and to participate in discussing the book.  Our library will be discussing the book on Tuesday, September 14th at 6:30pm and we look forward to seeing you then.

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2010 Reader Nation Winner!

Crystal Hessong

The 2010 Reader Nation winner is Crystal Hessong.  She has been a reader all of her life and especially enjoyed recording her books online.  Her favorite book is the classic Watership Down because it has richly developed characters and settings.  The Amazon gift card will be used for books, of course.

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2010 Reader Nation Winner!

Reader Nation, Crystal Hessong

The 2010 Reader Nation Winner is Crystal Hessong.  She has been a reader all of her life and especially enjoyed recording her books online.  Her favorite book is the classic Watership Down because it has richly developed characters and settings.  The Amazon gift card will be used for books, of course.

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Dr. Seuss Storytimes

Cat in the HatIn honor of the new PBS series, Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That, the storytimes September 1st and 2nd will have a Dr. Seuss theme.  Join us for the fun!  Babytime Wednesday at 10am; Toddler Time Wednesday at 11am and Thursday at 10am; and Preschool Time Thursday at 11am.

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