Valentine's Day

Book Hunters in Brief #112: Starcrossed Lovers

Not only is there something in a story of starcrossed love that sparks a special wire in the circuitry of most human brains, there is something in that kind of love itself that makes it a little more passionate, a little more urgent, a little

Sweet Reads

Looking for a Valentine's Day treat?  We have a great selection of sweet stories on display for all ages.  Kids can pick a picture book, and a Valentine's Day coloring sheet.  Teens can choose a Young Adult romance, and a "Mortal Instruments" or "To All the Boys I've Love Before" valentine.  Adventurous adults can go on a "Blind Date with a Book", complete with a handmade heart-shaped bookmark, while supplies last.

Marshmallow Pops

Come to the Tuesday Craft on February 10 at 4:30 pm to create Marshmallow Pops!  All kids 8-12 are welcome.

Valentine Stitches

Come to the Tuesday Craft on February 2 at 4:30 to make Valentine Stitches. We'll be meeting in the teen area. All kids ages 8-12 are welcome.

In the Mood for Love (or Not): Valentine's Day @ HCPL

Valentine's Day is coming, and for all of you born-romantics who have been planning the perfect Valentine's Day for months, Harris County Public Library salutes you. You give us all hope. But the fact is that the one day a year that is set aside to celebrate love in all its heart-shaped, chocolate-covered splendor inspires mixed emotions (if not outright disgust) in many of us. It's not just folks who are between relationships and those who have heard the "it's not you; it's me" spiel too many times who mark the February 14 with a big black X.

Make a Date with a Good Book

What’s a holiday without holiday themed reading?  Now is the time to indulge in chocolates, flowers, and romantic reads.  The library is your one stop destination for Valentine themed books, movies, and music.  Browse our seasonal displays for quick picks, or explore our online catalog for more Valentine

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.

The Ball That Has It All

Pink Broken HeartTeens, what’s better than Valentine’s Day being three days away? Our Broken Hearts Ball is just two.

February can get you down with all the emphasis on Valentine's Day and the joys of coupledom.  We're here to prove that singles have more fun!  So join us for a fun night of games, awkward Valentines, morose poetry and silent raving!

Bring your MP3 player/phone and a pair of headphones to participate in the SILENT RAVE. Friends (platonic & romantic) welcome. We'll see you Thursday, February 13th from 6:30-8:00pm.

It's Time to Play "I Spy @ The Library"

This month, children will have an opportunity to earn a heart die cut, and one prize from the treasure box. Readers and non-reader alike are encouraged to participate!

Valentine's Day Cards

 Kids are you ready for Valentine’s Day? Have you made your Valentine’s Day cards? If not, it is not too late. Join us this Tuesday, February 12th from 4 PM to 5 PM and make a Valentine’s Day card for all the loved ones in your life. Hope to see your there!

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