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The Championship Round of Kingwood Library's March Madness: YA Book Bracket starts TODAY!

                                                 fangirl   VS.  allegiant
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Welcome Back, Here's a Reading Suggestion

Reading - clipart provided by Clker.comYou know what... you're not alone.  People come in to the library every day and tell us "I haven't been in the library since I was in school."  We are excited to have you back.  And to get you started on figuring out what to read, click here for an article that gives you a book suggestion based on your favorite book as a child.  Welcome back!

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YA Book Club Meeting

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The YA Book Club will meet this Thursday at 6pm.  This month we will be discussing any book you’ve read or loved or hated within the past few months.  This club is for teen and tween readers, and adults who love YA lit.  I'll be reading Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell.  We meet upstairs in the 2nd floor Conference Room.  Contact Leanne, YA Librarian, 281-360-6804 for more information.

Image courtesy of Open Clip Art Library CC: Moini: Bookworm Penguin

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Find Your True Book Love with a Blind Date with a Book

Looking for something new this February?  Love? Adventure? Excitement?  Then try our Blind Date with a Book!  The display will be up now until February 22nd (or until there are no more dates left to be checked out).  Books have been chose from a variety of YA genres and age groups from 6th – 12th grade.  Some are new releases and some are oldies, but goodies.  So stop by the Teen Area and check out a Blind Date with a Book.  You know you want to.  Contact Leanne, YA Librarian, 281-360-6804 for more information.

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Ladies of Inspiration

The Aldine Library is hosting a special event in honor of Black History Month. Join us as Pastor Brenda Stewart and Ms. Sylvia Bolling come read selections from their newly published books. Reverend Stewart's book is titled "FIT FOR THE FIGHT!: The Vigilant Fight of Faith for My Husband, My Family, and Myself.". Ms. Bolling's book is "When God Gives You a Vision: Some Lessons I've Learned." The vision and inspiration of these two African American women have been a force for positive change in the lives of many. They continue to make a real difference in the Greenspoint community. Come meet, greet, and hear from these dynamic authors at the Aldine Library on Saturday, February 15th at 11 AM!

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100 Best Books to Read

What to Read???Can't decide what to read next?  Amazon.com just put out a list of the "100 Books to Read in a Lifetime".  Let's get started!

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What's YOUR New Year's Resolution

OK, so what was your New Year's Resolution this year?  What ever it is, Maud Marks can help you reach your goal.  Was it to spruce up your lawn and garden?  Join us for our new gardening series on the third Saturday of every month at 10 AM.  On January 18, we'll be discussing Houston soils and composting. 

Did you want to learn to use a computer or the new device your relative insisted on giving you for Christmas?  We have an e-book class coming up on Thursday, January 9 at 10 AM and other computer classes all through the month.

Did you want to try your hand at something new and crafty?  You might be interested in our DIY craft series.  January 8 at 2 PM we will be making 3D snowflakes.

Did you want to track your ancestors and find out more about your past?  Bear Creek Genealogy Society will be here on January 18 at 2 PM to show you how it's done.

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Summer Readers You Still Have Time

The early bird gets the worm, but it's not too late for the book worm to get the prize.  The Summer Reading Program is ending August 10th.  There is still time for all you book worms out there to sign up.  You have 10 days left and until the 17th to receive your prizes.  So don't give up or miss out folks. Read, log in and come into the library for your winnings.  We hope to see you soon!

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3 Times the Fun

The Summer Reading Program is on at the Aldine Library. A family of triplets- Shirley, Ricardo, and Sheiley- received a free book and certificate of completion on Thursday, June 20th after having each read 10 books. Have you signed up? Summer reading is for everyone- kids, teens, and adults!

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Summer Reading Countdown!

 

Let the countdown begin! The Summer Reading Program is only a few days away so make sure you stop by the library starting June 3rd to register or visit our website from home. The program will run from June 3rd - August 10th. Everyone is invited to participate which means babies, children, teens, and adults. Read books and log in your minutes of reading for a chance to win awesome prizes. Also, come join us for movie days, story times, performers, and crafts! Did I mention this is all FREE? Well, it's free! Don't miss out on this great chance to have a fun and exciting summer. Visit our online calendar for more information. See you here!
 

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