Tomball

Are you registered to vote?

Are you registered to vote?
If that’s a question in your mind, here’s where you can find out: http://www.hctax.net/Voter/Search


Remember that when you go to vote you will need to take identification and that identification needs to have the SAME NAME on it as your voter registration card. To read up on those rules and acceptable forms of ID go to: http://www.hctax.net/Voter/VoterID


The library has voter registration forms! Pick one up at the Customer Service Desk on your way by. And remember to pick up one for your children who have recently turned 18!

Teen Volunteer of the Year!

  Congratulations to Allison Chamberlain, this year’s Teen Volunteer of the Year!  Allison, a homeschooled sophomore has volunteered for 2 years in the Children’s Area participating in every aspect of the program. This includes:  story time and program assistant, shelving, displays and craft projects.   Outside of the Library, Allison has been a volunteer at her Church’s Vacation Bible School for over 4 years.  She is an accomplished musician playing the violin and piano as a member of the Houston Youth Symphony, the Philharmonic and Chamber Group.  Thank you to Allison and all the members of our volunteer program for a job well done!

Afterschool Programming Resumes!

  Summer Reading is officially over!  A BIG thank you to all those who participated in this year’s program - Fizz, Boom, Read!  It was a busy, fun filled [and very hot] Summer!  Next week, we'll have information about after school programming in the Children’s Area which will resume the beginning of September.  Have a great first week back to school!

Free Presentation: Social Media Marketing

Friends, SCORE Houston is back this Saturday with a free presentation in Simple Strategies for Social Media Marketing. Targeted for the beginner to comfortable small-business marketer who is looking to build marketing knowledge or reinforce current skills, this presentation will discuss:

 

We're Closing Earlier!

Attention, Everyone! Beginning next Monday, August 25th, we'll be closing at 9:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday. That's half an hour earlier than we've ever closed before. So be sure to save your computer files, check out your DVDs, finish your homework, and order your books earlier starting next week.

Teen Summer Writing Contest Winners

writingOn Tuesday, the winners of the Sixth Annual Teen Summer Writing Contest were announced at a reception held at the Tomball Library.

Log Books for SRP 2014 until Saturday, August 9th

KIDS, there are only a couple of days left to finish reading books for this years Summer Reading Program. If you haven't registered, you still have time to register and log everything you read between June 4th and August 9th.

Artist's Date this Thursday!

Drop your chores, bring your lunch and your art supplies, and join us in the front room of the library for our summer Artist’s Date Thursday, August 7th. Beginning at 10:00, we’ll spend the morning doing our own art project; then we’ll have lunch, and at 1:00, artist Gabe Riquelme will help us learn how to do believable figure drawing.

Lydia Moore's Art in Room L-129 during August

Come and see the artworks by Lydia Moore, hanging in Room L-129 this month. Lydia Moore is a student at the University of Texas at Dallas, studying Arts and Technology with a focus in animation. She has studied at The Woodlands Academy of Art since 2005. She enjoys working with a variety of media, mainly digital art and oil painting.

August Book Club Selections

Here’s what our book clubs are reading in August:
Afternoon Book Club (1st Tuesday, 3 pm): Blame by Michelle Huneven
Paranormal Book Club (2nd Monday, 7 pm): The Tale of Halcyon Crane by Wendy Webb
Inspirational Book Club (2nd Thursday, 7 pm): For Such a Time by Kate Breslin

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