2011

2011 National Book Award Winners

Cover Art: Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn WardThe National Book Awards were handed out on Wednesday night in New York City. As you might recall, the announcement of the NBA finalists received more attention than usual this year (though not the kind the organization would have wanted). Amid the customary, and probably justified, grousing about the nominees’ obscurity and the snubbing of well-received works by better-known (and better-selling) writers, was the mistaken nomination, and...

Fall Festival Fun

We had a great time at our Fall Festival held on Saturday, October 29th. It was such a success that we're thinking about doing it next year! Thanks to our partner organization, the Aldine-Greenspoint YMCA, for their support. Thank you to all the volunteers. There's no way we could done this without you!

witch costumeface painting station

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Summer Reading Program Numbers

illustration of books

How did the 2011 Summer Reading Program shape up at the Aldine Library? Here are the stats for our registrations:

 Adults: 289
 Kids: 2869
 Teens: 395

The Aldine Library had the highest registration totals of any Harris County Library branch in teen and kids!

Great job summer readers!


 


 

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Crafts-to-Go! @ Your Library

The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will offer the continuation of the Adult “Crafts- to-Go!” program in conjunction with the Summer Reading Program - ReaderNation on Tuesday, August 2nd.  The last project of the summer is a burlap butterfly magnet (as seen on the right). All materials needed are included within the bag, compliments of the Friends of Freeman Library.  The burlap butterfly magnet project will be available at the Second Floor Information Desk while supplies last.  

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 281-488-1906 regarding any questions.

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