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Summer Reading Countdown continues

People are starting to get excited about the start of the Summer Reading Program.  You can be checking out and reading your books, but signups will start on Monday June 1.  You can log on to the Library website www.hcpl.net and click on the Summer Reading Program for your age group.  This year it will be easier for adults to manage multiple readers under 1 main participant. 

Summer Reading is almost here

                        We're 2 weeks away from the start of the Summer Reading Program - June 1 through August 8. This year's theme is Heroes.  There will be activities and prizes for all ages - babies, children, tweens/teens and adults.

WU Book Club on hiatus for June

The WU book club will take a break in June, and will resume activity in July.  Our book club selection for July will be Euphoria, by Lily King, and copies will be available for checkout at the beginning of June.  

The 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners-Fiction

The 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners
Fiction

For distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr (Scribner), an imaginative and intricate novel inspired by the horrors of World War II and written in short, elegant chapters that explore human nature and the contradictory power of technology.

Finalists

Computer Classes at WU in May

Sign up for a free computer class in May.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if  you would like to register for a class.

Beginner Internet, 5/5, 2:00-3:30 pm

Beginner Email Pt. 1, 5/12, 2:00-3:30 pm

Beginner Email Pt. 2, 5/19, 2:00-3:30 pm

Beginner Word 2013, 5/26, 2:00-3:30 pm

Toni Morrison

Please take some time this rainy weekend to read a remarkable article about Toni Morrison, in the New York Times Magazine:


http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/12/magazine/the-radical-vision-of-toni-morrison.html?src=me

Computer Classes at WU in April

Sign up for a free computer class in April.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if  you would like to register for a class.

Power Point 2013, 4/7, 2:00-3:30 pm

How to Use Facebook, 4/14, 2:00-3:30 pm

Computer Basics, 4/21, 2:00-3:30 pm

Windows 8.1, 4/28 2:00-3:30 pm

 

 

West University Book Group-May 6

we are  not ourlselvesPlease join us to discuss We Are Not Ourselves, by Matthew Thomas.  Wednesday May 6, 2015, at 11 a.m.

National Book Critics Circle honors 'Lila'

lilaMarilynne Robinson won the National Book Critics Circle Award on Thursday for her novel “Lila,” the final book in her trilogy set in the fictional Gilead, Iowa.

Preteen craft - Duct tape pouches

Pre teens will be able to make a duct tape zippered pouch during a craft program for Teen Tech Week.

The program will be Wednesday March 11 at 3:30 PM in the children's section upstairs.  This program is for pre teens ages 10 - 14 years.  All supplies provided by the library.   

 

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