shopping

Book Hunters in Brief #50: Black Friday Edition

For all the intrepid bargain hunters, for all the folks who will wrap up all their holiday shopping on the first official day of the season, then kick back with a cup of nog and self-congratulatory smirks on their faces to watch the harried throngs flounder in the notions aisle, and for all those who believe shopping is a contact sport and, as such, should be included in the Olympics, Book Hunters bring you this special early bird edition!

ESL for Shopping

Shopping¿Necesitan aprender Inglés?  Know someone who needs to learn English?  In December, we'll be featuring ESL for Shopping on Fridays at 3:30pm.  Bring a friend to increase their shopping vocabulary and then stay for the Spanish Computer Class at 4:30pm.

 

Shop Smart

A new school year is on the horizon, which usually means shopping for supplies. Whether you have kids or not, August is a good time to purchase clothes, shoes, office supplies, food, and more. And with the annual tax free weekend approaching fast, you'll want to create a smart shopping plan.

The Most Yummy Texas Vittles Around

Just in time for summer travel, Lynn Beckwith, local travel expert, will be presenting "Road Trip Vittles: Great Texas Food Stops".  If you want to know the best places to shop and eat while on the road, come join us on Saturday, June 16, at 1:00 p.m. in the library Meeting Room. No registration is required. For more information, please contact the library at 281-360-6804. 

Shopping Secrets

I like shopping.  I also like saving money.  Maybe you do too.  It's not easy to do both at the same time, but it is possible when you know the secrets of the game.  Make sure you sharpen your shopping game plan with these titles.  And best of all, it won't cost you a cent to request them from your local Harris County Public Library branch.  Watch as the deals roll in and your savings add up:
 

'Tis the Season for Charitable Shopping - LIFE Workshop

shopping cart imageAs you gear up for the holiday shopping season, learn more about companies and organizations whose products and profits benefit the community and serve a worthy cause.  LIFE Workshop - Wednesday, 10/7, 10-11am, LRNC 131.

Etsy - Buy, Sell, and Live Handmade

hubcap clock imageOne of my favorite websites, I was introduced to Etsy by a fellow librarian. Etsy offers handmade goods with buyers and sellers spanning more than a 150 countries. Etsy offers everything from jewelry and clothes to furniture and toys. Come on, where else can you get a Ford Galaxie dog dish hubcap clock?  When it comes to getting unique gifts, Etsy is a perfect place to shop.  

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