Books

Kid's Pick Book Club

All kids between the ages of 8-12 are invited to the Kid's Pick Book Club at the Fairbanks Branch Library on Monday, Feb. 25 at 5 pm.  This month we're focusing on non-fiction books.  The kids can pick any book that falls under non-fiction to read and talk about.  If you don't have time to read it before Monday, come anyway!  We'll also be making a craft.  Call 713-466-4438 for more information.

A Novel Idea - March

A Novel Idea just wrapped on a successful mystery and we are looking forward to our March session. If you have never attended a book club or are looking to join one, our book club is here for you! We are a small group but the discussion is always lively. Join us on March 14th at 11:30am for our next book discussion. We will be reading Where the Light Gets In by Kimberly Williams-Paisley. Stop by the branch to pick up a copy today or you can request it via our catalog

Library Book Sale

book saleFriends of the North Channel Library will be hosting a Library Book Sale this weekend at the library.
The Book Sale will be on Friday, Feb 2nd, 1-6 PM and Saturday, Feb 3rd, 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!

Adult Programs in February

Clipart: © 2018 Vital Imagery Ltd. The word 'February'.Beginner Origami- Pop-Up Valentine Card: Thursday, February 1, 11:00 am-noon. Join Ms. Derry to make a playful Pop-Up Valentine Card! Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Class is FULL, but please call 281-471-4022 in early February if you are interested in signing up for the March class of Beginner Origami.

Computer Class- WORD-Editing & Formatting Tips: Thursday, February 1, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

African American History Month: A Dream Come True! Project to Reconstruct ‘The La Porte Colored School’: Saturday, February 3, 2 pm. Learn about the current local project to reconstruct what was known as ‘The Colored School’, a school founded in 1909 for African Americans in La Porte. Guest Speaker: Corby Alexander, La Porte City Manager. Refreshments served starting at 1:30 pm.

Computer Class- EXCEL-Data Entry & Editing Techniques: Thursday, February 8, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Crafting For Adults-Fabric Decoupage Eggs: Saturday, February 10, 10:30 am. Join Ms. Irene to make beautiful Fabric Decoupage Eggs. Free. All materials supplied. For ages 18+. Class is FULL, but please call 281-471-4022 in early February if you are interested in signing up for the March class of Crafting for Adults.

Guest Speaker: Prairie Plants of the Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Preserve for Your Garden: Saturday, February 10, 10:30 am. Join us for a program by a representative of the Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Preserve. Learn about the plants that the early settlers saw when they arrived in this area and how to plant them in your garden. Free. No registration required.

Computer Class- Transfer Photos From SMART Phone to USB: Thursday, February 15, 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register.

Book Discussion for Adults: Monday, February 19, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Join us to discuss Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou. In this memoir, Angelou details what brought her mother to send her away as a child, the emotions that resulted from this, and their reunion years later. Free. For Ages 18+. No registration required. Please call the library at 281-471-4022 if you would like help in putting the book on hold.

Clipart: © 2018 Vital Imagery Ltd.

Kingwood Pop-Up Continues!

Adult Crafternoon Flyer

The Kingwood Pop-up will be continuing through the first half of February but due to early voting needs we will be taking a break for the second half (20th, 21st, 27th and 28th). In addidtion to our regular storytimes we will also have two Adult Crafternoons this month (Online registration required as space is limited)! Join us for Adult Crafternoon, Lapsit Storytime, Toddler Storytime and Family Storytime on the following dates:

Tuesday, February 6: Lapsit Story Time @ 11 AM and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Wednesday, February 7: Toddler Time @ 11 AM, Adult Crafternoon @ 1 PM, and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Tuesday, Februrary 13: Lapsit Story Time @ 11 AM and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.
Wednesday, February 14: Toddler Time @ 11 AM, Adult Crafternoon @ 1 PM, and Family Story Time @ 4 PM.

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.

 

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.

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!

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