Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Inspiration Part 5! Literary Elements

Summer Reading Inspiration Part 5! Summer Reading is only a little over a month away! We are planning and plotting a really great program this summer, and to help you get excited, here is this fantastic anthology of short stories. In The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination a whole bunch of best selling authors put together hilarious, though sometimes still thoughtful and touching, stories of science run amuck....

Summer Reading Inspiration Part 4!

The Summer Reading Program is less than 2 months away.  Everyone should get their mad scientist hats on and check out yet another science related story.  This fantastic series is written by Lucy and Stephen Hawking, so you know the science is probably going to be pretty accurate. George, his friend Annie, and her dad are taken through space using a super computer named Cosmos. If you are a fan of Stephen Hawking or space in general, you need to read the fictional books he wrote with his daughter....

SRP 2013 Baby Hat Winner!

It may be starting to get cooler outside (well, just a bit) but we here at the Aldine Library still have summer on our minds. We have a winner for our drawing for the Summer 2013 Baby Hat. Congratulations to 11 month old Kalisa Flores! To her parents: keep up the good work of reading to your baby! 

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Kingwood Branch Library draws FOLK Adult Summer Reading Program Winner

SRP Nancy

In addition to system-wide prizes courtesy of Harris County Friends of the Library, Friends of the Library Kingwood (FOLK) contributed Kindle Touch readers to the Young Adult and Adult Summer Reading Programs (SRP). Kingwood teens and adults who read 5 titles or 600 minutes were eligible for the drawing.

Nancy Howley was the lucky adult winner of a Kindle Touch. Science teacher by day and avid reader by night, Nancy loves to read science books and biographies. She is currently reading Jessica Buchanan's Impossible Odds.

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Grand Prize Winner of Adult SRP is a Barbara Bush Customer

Laura Shaver (right), a Barbara Bush Library customer, is the happy owner of a Kindle Fire HD as the grand prize winnLaura Shaver, Winner of a Grand Prize in the Adult SRP 2013er in the 2013 Adult Summer Reading Club. Laura loves to read, and she encouraged her granddaughter to follow in her footsteps when they both entered the Summer Reading Club together. Over the summer she read lots of books to her granddaughter, read the Bible, and also read some novels like "House of Sand and Fog" by Andre Dubus III. Laura is disabled and can't get out everywhere she would like to go, so she found the theme of this year's SRP very appropriate -- "Have, Book, Will Travel." Laura believes that "If you read you can do anything, and you can escape to anywhere." When she can, Laura enjoys br...

Aldine Has Winners!

We have some Summer Reading Program winners at Aldine! Ms. Stephanie Gallegos won the branch drawing for the Baby Summer Reading Program. She received a beautiful blanket for her baby emblazoned with the 2013 Summer Reading Program slogan. Mr. Daniel Narvaez won the branch drawing for the completion of the Children's Summer Reading Program and received a portable DVD player!

Congratulations Stephanie and Daniel! 

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It's Time For Winners...

We promised a little plush giraffe and a baby hat at the end of Summer Reading Program, right? So here they are! Drum rolls please. And… the winner is Blake Ali for the Kids Summer Reading Program. Blake read and logged in more than seventy books. He was very cool about letting us take a picture of him and we are happy to share it with everyone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We also have a Baby Summer Reading Program Winner. And the winner's name is Ezekiel Uhrlass. The baby won a cute little baby hat. Congratulations Blake and Ezekiel. Well done and thank you so much for participating.

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Adult drawing winners for Galena Park

Adult Summer Reading winnersThe 2013  Adult Summer Reading Program ended with two lucky Galena Park winners!

Eileen Hicks was the winner of a $30 Amazon gift card, courtesy of the Harris County Friends of the Library. Ms. Hicks has a lucky relationship with Galena Park.  This is actually the second time she's won an Adult Summer Reading Club gift card!

Lavetta Moore was the winner of an "I Love Reading at the Harris County Library" t-shirt, which features the signatures of some of our library's most popular authors.  Ms. Moore had been eyeing the shirt and is especially excited to find the signature of one of her favorite authors, Catherine Coulter, featured on shirt!

Congratulations ladies!

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Kingwood Branch Library draws Adult Summer Reading Program Winner

Hats off to another great summer! Our 2013 summer reading program, Have Book - Will Travel, proved to be a success. As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, every library branch drew names for $30 Amazon Gift Cards courtesy of Harris County Friends of the Library. Icy-Jo Trahan was our lucky winner here at Kingwood! She was very excited to receive her prize. You see? It does pay off to read!

Be sure to keep an eye out for next year's summer reading program. Have a great school year and visit us soon!

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