holidays

Kingwood Park H.S. Madrigal Singers at Kingwood Library

 

On December 12th, the Kingwood Park H.S. madrigal singers came to the Kingwood Library and sang for us on the second floor lobby area. Patrons and staff alike enjoyed hearing timeless holiday songs. Thanks for lending your voices to the library, Kingwood Park H.S.!  Happy Holidays!

Christmas and New Year's Hours

Baldwin Boettcher Library 2016 Holiday Hours:

December 22nd: 10 am-5 pm
December 23rd-26th: Closed, Christmas Holiday
December 27th-29th: Open, regular hours
December 30th: 1-5 pm
December 31, 2016-January 2nd, 2017: Closed for New Year's Holiday

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE!

   Children, adults and families are invited to join us this Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on the first floor of the Library to celebrate the holidays library style! Enjoy music, refreshments, crafts, a Friends of the Library book sale (the perfect opportunity to pick up a book for the reader on your list!) and a visit from Santa!  

Read Local With Our Local Literary Festival & Market, Saturday at Maud Marks

     It’s the Holiday Season!  Maud Marks Library wants to help out with your last minute gift shopping.  Do you have a relative you just can’t think about what to buy them?  Do you have a child who would give anything for a new book?  We have you covered with our 3rd annual Local Literary Festival and Market on December 3 at 12:30-4:30.

Happy Holidays!

 Happy Holidays from your Children’s Services Staff:  Cheryl, Christie, Cate, Ann, Paige, Lynn and Bubbles!  Join us for our weekly story times and programs through Wednesday, December 23rd!  The library will be closed 12/24 – 12/27 and will reopen Monday, December 28th at 8:00 am! 

Holiday Fun at the Library!

 Take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle and join us tomorrow (Saturday, December 12th) from 10 – 2 for some Holiday activities!  Our wonderful Friends of the Tomball Library will be having a book sale!  This is a great opportunity for you to find a wonderful book (or 2) for the reader on your Holiday list!  We’ll be serving  light refreshments, have  paper snowflakes for you to add your holiday wishes to and last but not least, Santa will be making an appearance from 12 – 2Bring the whole family and get into the holiday spirit Library style!

Holiday Fun (and Solutions to Common Holiday Conundrums) @ Your Library

At Harris County Public Library, you can immerse yourself in holiday cheer if you so desire. Branches will be hosting parties, musical performances, puppet shows, family movies, special seasonal storytimes, crafts for all ages and more. But you can also escape the hustle and bustle of the season with a good book or favorite magazine in a comfortable chair. In fact, HCPL offers solutions to many common holiday conundrums:

Happy Holidays to our Aldine Library friends!


 

Hello, everyone! Hope you had a good Thanksgiving. The holiday season is now in full swing. If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy shopping rush, stop by and see us. The Aldine Library will periodically be playing seasonal music over the loudspeaker to get you in the spirit of the holidays. We will also have some occasional treats available to the public to enjoy. 

Take care!

Book Hunters in Brief #78: Juneteenth

I would guess that over the years I have driven or been driven past the big pink brick house with the wrought iron balcony that sits at 24th and Broadway in Galveston nearly a thousand times, and If I ever knew that on a muggy day in June 1865 a Union General had stepped out on that balcony and by reading a terse snatch of text with the very prosaic title, "General Order No. 3" freed the slaves of Texas, I have long since forgotten it.

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