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Altered Books Contest & Workshops

Altered Book Kingwood LibraryThis is friendly reminder that Kingwood Branch Library's Altered Books Contest is still going! This year we've extended the contest to June 30th and are offering workshops. So if you haven't started on your entry, there's still time!

Participating is simple. Books and contest forms are available for pickup in the 2nd Floor Teen Room. You can enter in one of three categories to be eligible for prizes: Family (children ages 11 and under and/or siblings, with parents), Teens (ages 12 to 18 without assistance from parents), or Adults (ages 19+).

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What's Going On This Week?

I know everyone is wondering, what's going on this week at Octavia Fields? Well, first , we have our Friends of the Library Book Sale! Great prices, great selections, come on down and stock up for the summertime!! We also have our Crafty Adult program on Wednesday at 4:30 pm, they'll be making tinted Mason Jars.. sounds like fun!  Don't forget to sign up first, spaces are limited.

If its genealogy you're seeking, you're in luck.. sponsored by the Kingwood Texas Family History Center, we'll have a workshop on Thursday morning from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Get signed up for a FREE FamilySearch account and learn how to research.. 

 

 

We look forward to seeing everybody this week!

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Better Business Bureau presents Smart Investing Tips -- register by Tuesday, April 22nd

BBB HoustonIn conjunction with Financial Literacy Month, Kingwood Branch Library is hosting a workshop on Saturday, April 26th at 10:30 AM about investment fraud and scams. This program is presented by Better Business Bureau of Houston and will include a short documentary identifying potential fraud targets, identifying persuasion tactics, and tips on avoiding such scams. There will be time for questions and answers after the documentary.

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All Aboard the Trivia Express (Online Program) - Module #6!

Attention Patrons of All Ages! The Clear Lake City – County Freeman Branch Library’s Trivia Express looks forward to launching Module #6 – Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month on Thursday, April 10th.

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Read-A-Thon This Saturday

Children Being Read To--Photo Courtesy of Jupiter ImagesThis Saturday the Barbara Bush Branch Library will host Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women as they hold their Read-A-Thon. Guest readers will read books continuously throughout the day. Every twenty minutes the topics will change. They will range from Spring Into Spring to Texas and the Wild, Wild, West.

The reading starts at 10am and will wind down just before we close at 5pm. You’ll also get a chance to meet authors Warren Hanson and Kathryn Friesen.

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Book Sale April 26th!

Big sale

Northwest library is having a Book Sale on Saturday, April 26th, 2014, hosted by our Friends of the Library. Everyone is invited to come support your Northwest Library and enjoy the book sale.

We have gently-used hardcover and paperback books, CDs, DVDs and audio books, magazine, as well as NorthWest Library book bags and USB flash drives.

Give yourself the gift of helping out your library as well as getting that so desired book at a bargain price.  Remember, funds collected go straight back to the Northwest branch.

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CANCELLED: Understanding Credit Reports & Scores this Friday! Please Register by Tuesday, April 8th

The Credit Reports & Scores program has been cancelled due to low registration. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Money Management InternationalIn honor of Financial Literacy Month and Houston Money Week, Kingwood Branch Library is hosting Understanding Credit Reports & Scores on Friday, April 11th at 2:30 PM....

Spring Is In the Air

Yes Spring is finally here. Visit the Baldwin Boettcher Library and fill our "communitree" with a butterfly to celebrate the season.  Just come by the circulation desk at the front of the library and make a donation.  A butterfly with your name and/or words of choice will be placed upon the tree for all to see. Just like our wonderful patrons, donations are always welcome no matter what the season.  So we look forward to seeing you soon.  Don't forget to stop by the front desk and see our "communitree".

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