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A Made-for-TV Christmas

christmas sceneI love Christmas! As the song says, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” and I’m not one to argue. With brightly colored lights and decorations everywhere, familiar Christmas carols playing on the radio, and sugary treats baking in the oven, Christmas is a feast for the senses.

Holiday Button Battle

buttonsHey teens! It’s time for another button battle, this time with a holiday theme! Who do you think stole the holiday better: The Grinch or Jack Skellington? Stop by the library anytime this week, December 8-13 and make your button choice at the Reference Desk! Buttons are available for teens and tweens ages 10 and up.

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.
 

Thanksgiving Hours

thanksgivingThanksgiving, arguably the biggest holiday meal of the year, is almost upon us! In observance of the holiday, the Tomball Library will close early at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 26th. The library will remain closed through the rest of the week, and reopen for business on Monday, December 1st at 8:00 am.

A Holiday for Feasting

thanksgiving feastLast night, I finally had a chance to watch Chef, a movie I had missed in theaters this past summer despite my best intentions otherwise.

Alright, Alright, Alright!

matthew mcconaugheyThis past weekend, Interstellar, a movie I have been looking forward to since first seeing the teaser trailer last December, finally released in theaters.

Halloween Screams

halloweenWith Halloween only a week away, this weekend is the perfect time to stay in and have a scary movie marathon. Personally, I don’t watch many of the horror films that have come out in recent years. There is too much gore for me and, frankly, I’m just too easily spooked.

Teen Read Week Button Battle

buttonsNext week is Teen Read Week and we are celebrating with a book-themed button battle! Which dystopian world would you rather live in: Divergent or The Maze Runner?

Vampires Bite

vampireDespite the continuing heat outdoors, fall has arrived in Houston and Halloween is just around the corner! As a kid, I loved Halloween. I loved dressing up each year in a homemade costume and trick-or-treating with my friends, eating more candy than I was supposed to, and staying up too late watching old black and white scary movies. Now, my Halloweens are quieter.

Sugar Skull Pumpkins

sugar skull pumpkinCelebrate Hispanic Heritage Month & paint sugar skull faces on tiny pumpkins! All supplies provided. For teens and tweens ages 10-18. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Monday, October 6 from 1:00-2:00 pm.

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

Banned Books at the Movies

banned booksBanned Books Week, celebrated annually during the last week of September, was established in the 1980's to bring awareness to the long-lasting effects of book challenges. It is a recognition of every person’s freedom to read.

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