Books

Guest Lecture & Book Signing by Historian David Greenberg

david greenberg lecture and book signingThe Press Agents' War: Propaganda and World War
How the U.S. Government rallied the American public to fight in World War I.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
7:00-8:30pm

LSC-CyFair Conference Center, 152/153. 

A guest lecture for students and the community by historian Dr. David Greenberg, professor of History and of Journalism & Media Studies at Rutgers University. After the presentation, Greenberg will sign copies of his latest book, The Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency, in the Conference Center lobby.

Book Discussion: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

Cover of The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle ZevinJoin us for our March Book Discussion of The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel by Gabrielle Zevin on Monday, March 20 at 6:30 pm. There are currently copies of the book available at La Porte Community Library for checkout, or you may get the eBook or eAudio through Hoopla Digital. Please call the library for more information: 281-471-4022. 

Staff Picks: Valley of the Moon by Melanie Gideon

Rediscover a simpler time with Lux Lysander as she navigates a life split between the hustle and bustle of 20th century life and the idyllic comforts of yesteryear in Valley of the Moon by Melanie Gideon

 

Valley of the Moon

 

  
 

 

Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club will be meeting next Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7pm. Book Club will be meeting in the  Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room on the 2nd floor. We will be discussing The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. 

NC Book Sale CANCELLED

Book SaleThe North Channel Library Book Sale scheduled for this weekend, March 3-4 has been CANCELLED.

Please contact the library at 281-457-1631 for any questions.
Sorry for the inconvenience. Check the online calendar for future dates and programs here at the library.

Read-In at the Fairbanks Library!

All kids 5-10 are welcome to come and read whatever they want on Tuesday, March 14 from 2-5pm! Bring a pillow, blanket, bean bag chair! Whatever you need to be comfy as we sit back, relax, and share a favorite passage, story, or character! There will be snacks and door prizes! Come and go as you like!

Adult Programs at the Library: March 2017

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. Calendar Word MarchAdult Programs – March 2017

Thursday, March 2, 10:30 am -- Computer Class: Computer Basics Registration Required.

Thursday, March 9, 2 pm -- Computer Class: Introduction to Microsoft Word. Registration Required.

Tuesday, March 14, 10 am -- Knitting Circle for Adults: Bring your current knit or crochet project.

Thursday, March 16, 10:30 am -- Computer Class: One on One Computer Help by Appointment. Registration Required.

Saturday, March 18, 10:30 am – Crafting for Adults. Class Full. Please call for 'Crafting for Adults' programs in April.

Monday, March 20, 6:30 pm -- Book Discussion-‘The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel’ by Gabrielle Zevin. A moving, funny novel celebrating transformation and the power of books.

Thursday, March 23, 10:30 am -- Computer Class: Free eBooks & eMagazines. Registration Required.

Saturday, March 25, 10 am -- Movie Time for Adults-‘Tim’s Vermeer’ ©Sony Pictures Classics. Tim Jenison, a San Antonio-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all art: How did 17th century Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography? Utterly fascinating! Rated PG-13. Running time 1 hour, 20 minutes.

Tuesday, March 28, 10 am -- Knitting Circle for Adults: Bring your current knit or crochet project.

Thursday, March 30, 10:30 am -- Computer Class: How to Use iPhone. Registration Required.

All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for any program marked Registration Required or for more information.

TGIF Programs Hosts Local Author Lora-Marie Bernard This Friday Morning!

Adults - TGIF Programs This Friday Morning - Author Lora-Marie Bernard will present her research on the only Texas slaver to travel to Africa for slaves. Her latest book, The Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas is a biography of Monroe Edwards, the state's most wealthy slaver, and his exploits in human trafficking, counterfeit, and fraud.

All Fiction Book Club meets Monday, March 20th @ 2:00pm

The All Fiction Book Club will discuss Cross Fire by James Patterson.

Detective Alex Cross and Bree's wedding plans are put on hold when Alex is called to the scene of the perfectly executed assassination of two of Washington D.C.'s most corrupt: a dirty congressmen and an underhanded lobbyist. Next, the elusive gunman begins picking off other crooked politicians, sparking a blaze of theories--is the marksman a hero or a vigilante?

Book Discussion: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

Cover Art for 'The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry' by Gabrielle ZevinJoin us for a discussion of the book ‘The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel’ by Gabrielle Zevin on Monday, March 20, at 6:30 pm.

When his most prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, is stolen, bookstore owner A. J. Fikry begins isolating himself from his friends, family, and associates before receiving a mysterious package that compels him to remake his life.

A moving, funny novel celebrating transformation and the power of books. Available at Harris County Public Library as regular print book, large print book, eBook through Overdrive, and eAudio through Hoopla Digital.

Call 281-471-4022 to register or for assistance in accessing the book.

Walk-ins are also welcome. 

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