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Pop Up Mondays

It is a beautiful day in the neighborhood and we are popping up again at the Cypress Trails United Methodist Church.  This will be our third Monday Pop Up and we are looking forward to another great turn out of people in the community that we have missed so. 
It is located at 22801 Aldine Westfield Rd. Spring, TX 77373.  It will start at 3:30 and end at 6pm.  There will be books for check out, and the opportunity to bring your returns.   Then we will have ESL with Cindy Groover until 7:30 pm.  It has been wonderful seeing so many of you at the Pop Up and we look forward to seeing you again.  We would love to see you all, so come on by and check it out!

Popping Up Monday

Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library will be popping up today, Monday, January 22 from 3:30 to 6 pm at the Cypress Trails United Methodist Church

The church is located at 22801 Aldine Westfield Rd.  Spring, TX 77373 right across from the St. James Catholic Church.  We will have books for check out, crafts, stories and more in store for you. 

Afterwards there will be an ESL class with Cindy Groover from 6 to 7:30 pm.  So come join us!  We have missed you all, and we would love to see you there!

Happy New Year from Evelyn Meador Library

2018 is here and everyone here at Evelyn Meador Library wishes you and yours a very Happy New Year! 2017 brought with it a storm of programming: 700+ activities for all ages, along with over 500 ESL, GED and Citizenship classes, and 2018 is looking even more action packed. 

Curiosity Cruiser comes to Katy Branch

SAVE THE DATE!

Thursday, January 25th
Time:  9:30 AM
Location: Katy Branch Parking Lot

Join us aboard the Curiosity Cruiser, Harris County Public Library's mobile library!
The Curiosity Cruiser is a state-of-the-art mobile library that provides Houston children with access to books and exciting educational programs!

Tried and True: HCPL's 2017 Top Ten Lists

top ten 2017 graphicJust when you think the world has become a little too predictable, the sky dumps Lake Michigan on you in the span of about 18 hours. That's when you decide that maybe that rut you were stuck in was kind of cozy and comforting in a way. 

This year's top ten most circulated novels at Harris County Public Library reflect that very human need for stabiliity. The list is chock full of familiar names like Grisham, Evanovich, Sparks and Baldacci (twice). These are writers who have consistently produced high quality work--not particularly groundbreaking perhaps, but entertaining and immanently readable. 

There are one or two surprises sprinkled in because humans are, in the end, predictably unpredictable.

December Book & Bite Club

Please, join us on Thursday, December 28th at 12:30 pm, for our Book & Bite Club.  This month, we'll be discussing Cakewalk by New York Times bestselling author Rita Mae Brown

Harvey

A big storm named Harvey is headed to the Texas Gulf coast. The Houston area is poised for heavy rain and flooding. Make sure you are prepared with an emergeny kit. Also, stop by the Kingwood Library and stock up on some books! Inclement weather can be a good time to catch up on some reading. Here are some book recommendations from Penguin India blog.

We'll keep you posted about any library closures if they are needed. Stay safe everyone!

(image courtesy of Hansueli Krapf via WikiCommons)

Building a Better World

The 2017 Summer Reading Program is around the corner! " Kingwood Library is having a super SRP Summer Kick-Off on Monday, June 5th at 6 PM that will feature the screening of a movie outdoors.

The theme of this year's SRP is "Build a Better World." In order to build a better world must we not begin with ourselves? This article from bestcounselingschools.org features the 50 best self-help books of all-time. Included in the list are some classic self-help reads together with some newer titles. Check out the list and then check out our online catalog to request some titles in print, audio, or electronic formats.

Have fun this summer and happy reading!

(image courtesy of Mark Haywood)

 

NC BOOK SALE THIS WEEKEND

Book SaleNorth Channel will hoid a Friends of the Library Book Sale this weekend, Friday and Saturday, April 7th and 8th, during library open hours. 
All proceeds from the sale go directly to the North Channel Library to fund various library needs, such as summer performers, books and other items.  Don't miss our book sale this weekend!

Friends of the Library Plant and Book Festival!

Plants of every kind and color: bedding plants, hanging baskets, flowers, indoor/outdoor and more!
 
Books in every category: rare, cookbooks, novels, classics, children’s, history and more!

Friday, March 24 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Saturday, March  25 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.                                            

Fun Family Storytime with Ms. Wendy and Mr. Bryan both days!

Time: 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

All ages are welcome!

Refreshments generously provided by our neighbor, Sweet Tomatoes!

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