Books

Friends of the Northwest Branch Library Book Sale

Too late, too late, will be the cry, when the sale with the deals has passed you by. The Friends of the Northwest Library is hosting a book sale on Saturday, January 20th, at the Northwest Library located at 11355 Regency Green Drive in Cypress, TX from 10-4:00pm. The sale will help to raise money for use in furthering the library’s commitment to making top quality resources and programming available to the community.   Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of the wonderful opportunity to show support for the library while also enjoying bargain prices on a wide selection of books and materials.

 

Curiosity Cruiser comes to the Kingwood Pop-Up!

Curiosity Cruiser Kingwood Flyer

It's a bird, It's a plane, It's the Curiosity Cruiser coming to visit the Kingwood Pop-up Library!! Join us on Wednesday, January 10th at 11:00am for an all-ages storytime with our new mascots Owlbotron and Northtale! Explore the inside of a super library on wheels and check out great new books. We look forward to seeing you there! For more information please visit www.curiositycruiser.com for more details about our mobile library.

The Kingwood Pop-up Library is located in the Kingwood Community Center at: 4102 Rustic Woods Dr. Kingwood, TX 77345.

Kingwood Pop-Up Library!

While our building is currently closed the Kingwood Library staff has been hard at work to bring our services back to the community. We are happy to announce that we will be starting a Pop-Up Library at the Kingwood Community Center next week on Wednesday, November 8th!


Join us on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM for story times, checkouts from a small selection of materials, returns, and new card registration! The Kingwood Community center is located at 4102 Rustic Woods Dr, Kingwood, TX 77345. 

We will have Lapsit story time, for ages 0 to 18 months, on Tuesdays and Toddler Time, for ages 18 months to 3 years old, on Wednesdays. Both Tuesdays and Wednesdays will also have an all ages Family Story time. 

Save the Date!

Circus tentYou are invited to an Open House at the Aldine Library on Friday, January 19, 3:00-5:00pm. If you’re not already a library user, come and learn about all the great things we offer for free! If you’re already a library user, come anyway. We will have food, activities, games, prizes, and a book sale!
Le invitamos a evento público especial en la Biblioteca Aldine el viernes, 19 de enero, de 3:00 a 5:00 p.m. Si usted aún no es un usuario de la biblioteca, ¡venga y aprenda sobre todas las cosas maravillosas que ofrecemos de forma gratuita! Si ya es un usuario de la biblioteca, venga de todos modos. ¡Tendremos comida, actividades, juegos, premios y una venta de libros!

Book Discussion: Only Time Will Tell: A Novel by Jeffrey Archer

Cover Jacket for Only Time Will Tell: A Novel by Jeffrey ArcherThere’s still time to read Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer and join our book discussion on Monday, January 22 at 6:30 pm! The first title in the compelling Clifton Chronicles series, this epic and compelling historical fiction story begins in 1920 with Harry Clifton in Bristol, England. Please call the library at 281-471-4022 if you would like help in getting a copy of the book. Free. For ages 18+. No registration required.

Library Book Sale

book saleFriends of the North Channel Library will be hosting a Library Book Sale this weekend at the library. Sale will be on Friday, Jan 5th, 1-6 PM and Saturday, Jan 6th, 10 AM - 2 PM.
All donations and proceeds from the sale go directly to the North Channel Library to fund various library needs, such as craft programming, summer performers, books and other items.  Don't miss our book sale this weekend!

Kid's Pick Book Club

Come to our introductory meeting of the Kid's Pick Book Club at the Fairbanks Branch Library on January 8 at 5 pm. All kids in grades 3-7 are welcome. Kid's get to pick what they want to read at this book club. At the meetings we'll have games and crafts on top of talking about the books. At our first meeting on Monday, everyone will pick a book from a selection of graphic novels and we'll play a game. On Jan. 29 we'll talk about what we've read and pick out our next book. Call 713-466-4438 for more information

Tournament of Books Teen Competition: Will you be LSC-Tomball Library's Winning Team?

Tournament of Books LogoCalling all teens! Do you want a chance to win a free Kindle Fire or an Amazon gift card? Do you want to read more, spend more time with friends, and enjoy friendly competition in 2018? The Tournament of Books program is a perfect way to meet all of these goals.
Lone Star College Tomball Community Library is one of the 12 locations hosting this FREE program. Gather up three friends, read 15 books among you, come to monthly book parties, and compete for a chance to become Harris County’s Tournament of Books championship team!

Adult Programs in January

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. The word 'January' in colorful letters.Computer Class- EXCEL-Formulas, Sort & Header/Footer: Thursday, January 4, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Beginner Origami- Japanese Doll Bookmark: Thursday, January 4, 11:00 am-noon. Join Ms. Derry to make an exquisite Japanese Doll Bookmark! Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Crafting for Adults at the Library- Valentine Felt Garland: Saturday, January 6, 10:30 am-11:30 am. Join Ms. Irene to make a lovely Valentine Felt Garland to decorate your home or give to a friend! Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Knitting Circle for Adults: Tuesday, January 9 & 23, 10:00 am-noon. Bring your current project. Second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Free. No registration required.

Computer Class- Free eBooks, eAudio books & eMagazines: Thursday, January 11, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Computer Class- Google search, Maps, YouTube, & More: Thursday, January 18, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Guest Speaker- Making Healthier Food Choices: Saturday, January 20, 10:30 am-11:30 am. Jing Ping, a Senior Research Nurse at MD Anderson Cancer Center, will give an informative program about food choices you can make to reduce cancer risk and improve your overall health. Free No registration required.

Book Discussion for Adults- Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer: Monday, January 22, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Join us to discuss Only Time Will Tell, the first title in the compelling Clifton Chronicles series. Compelling historical fiction, this epic story begins in 1920 with Harry Clifton, a dock worker in Bristol, England. Free. For Ages 18+. No registration required. 

A Novel Idea - January

A Novel Idea will be meeting on Wednesday, January 10th. January's book choice is Rose Harbor in Bloom by Debbie Macomber. Join us from 11am-12pm as we discuss the peaks and pitfalls of Rose Harbor in Bloom

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