Northwest

Book sale on January 28th 2017

The Friends of the Northwest Library will be holding a book sale on Saturday, January 28th from 10 am to 4 pm in the meeting room. Stock up on low-cost, quality books while supporting your library. If you need more information regarding the book sale, or you're interested in becoming a Friend of the Northwest Branch Library, please call 281-890-2665 or email us at NW@hcpl.net for more information.

 

Smart Parents. Ready Kids.

What is ReadyRosie?

ReadyRosie is an early education tool that is currently helping schools and communities across the nation deepen and scale their parent engagement efforts by leveraging the power of video modeling and mobile technology to meet and equip parents where they are. ReadyRosie has hundreds of brief videos in English and Spanish that model everyday interactions in familiar environments with real parents.

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National Geographic for Kids Book Display

book displayExplore your world without leaving home. Learn about different people, exciting places, awesome animals and other cool and weird stuff.  These books are great for all ages and reading levels.  Join the National Geographic Kids Super Readers Club at kids.nationalgeographic.com/superreaders and earn awesome prizes, play brain-busting games, take crazy quizzes and have totally outrageous fun! Check out one of these books today!

New Adult Book Club

New Adult Book Club offered for ages 18 to 25. Come and take part in this new adventure.
The first meeting will be a meet and greet, at the Northwest Branch Library on January 20 at 4:00 pm. 

The club will cover various Young Adult Books and Adult. Here is an example of what we will possibly read.

We will read the book and discuss the issues. For more information, you can call 281-890-2665.

       

 

New Education and Games at the Library

iPad KrayonNorthwest Branch Library would like to give a big thank you to IHS Markit.  The new red Krayon and chairs were donated by IHS Markit. IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide.  IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth. With their help we were able to give the children's area of the library a place for 3 new iPads filled with educational and fun apps for children ages 3-9. Come and enjoy!

Teen Game Nights for January

Game night is on for teens and tweens! Every Wednesday, ages 12 and up can play games like Super Smash. The doors to the meeting room open at 4:00. For more information about teen programs, check the Northwest Branch calendar here, or call us at 281-890-2665 .

January Computer Classes at Northwest

Computer Classes are available at the Northwest Branch Library. Classes will be held daily in the common area near the non fiction collection. January classes that will be offered include:

Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Keyboarding, Internet, Computer Basics.

Computer Classes in Spanish

For more details on individual classes and times, please visit the events calendar here. If you need help or would like more information, call us at 281-890-2665 or email the branch at nw@hcpl.net.

Creating Resumes, Completing Applications, and Writing Cover Letters

Creating Resumes, Completing Applications, and Writing Cover Letters workshop scheduled January 12th, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Northwest Branch Library.

Get noticed!  Learn how to develop professional applications, resumes, references, cover letters, and thank you letters that make the most impact with employers and demonstrate you are the right person for the job. Staff from Workforce Solutions will be on hand to assist customers with their resume needs.

For more information, contact the library at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net. For other Workforce Solutions workshops in the Harris County area, click here.

Make a Difference in Your Community!


Volunteer instructors are needed to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, citizenship, and adult literacy in our community.  Training and materials are provided along with flexible scheduling. Make a difference in your community today. If you are interested in volunteering as a tutor for ESL, citizenship, or literacy classes, please contact the Northwest Branch Library for more information.You can reach us at 281-890-2665 or you can email us at NW@HCPL.NET .

Smart Parents. Ready Kids.

What is ReadyRosie?

ReadyRosie is an early education tool that is currently helping schools and communities across the nation deepen and scale their parent engagement efforts by leveraging the power of video modeling and mobile technology to meet and equip parents where they are. ReadyRosie has hundreds of brief videos in English and Spanish that model everyday interactions in familiar environments with real parents.

All it takes is 2 minutes a day.

Here's How:

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