Photographing Your Family

portrait of an Asian toddlerAre you looking for a book on how to take better pictures of your family? Look no further than Photographing your family: and all the kids and friends and animals who wander through too. In the book, photojournalist Joel Sartore of National Geographic offers helpful hints, tips and advice on how to capture the "joy, affection, and drama of family life."

Web 2.Yo! Gets Animated

Teens, do you like cartoons? Did you know that you can make cartoons on the Internet and it's free. You don't even have to be able to draw. You just need an imagination? I even made one, watch.

Though Summer Ends the Fun Doesn't at Aldine

Teens, the summer has ended and school starts next week. These can be stressful times. Don’t worry though because the Aldine Branch Library is offering the perfect stress reliever—Web 2.Yo!

Come by every Wednesday after school from 4pm-5:30PM to blow off some steam. I’ll show you how to make crazy pictures like this one and more!

Man in silly outfit at desk

We Have a Winner!

Aldine Library's Branch Manager (Clara Maynard) with Marina Miranda, winner of the Adult Summer Reading Program contest

The winner of the Aldine Library's Adult Summer Reading Program contest is Ms. Marina Miranda!

Marina signed up for the Adult Summer Reading program because she likes to read. She says she plans to use her prize- a $50.00 gift certificate to Amazon.com- to buy books in Spanish.

Congratulations, Marina! And enjoy your gift certificate.

 

Be Yourself and Try Your Best

The Aldine Library's book display case is now featuring the artwork of Mr. Kevin Wilson. Mr. Wilson has been drawing for 3 years. He is completely self-taught with no formal training. Just trial and error. He says to aspiring artists, “Be yourself and try your best. Don’t give up!

Thank you, Mr. Wilson, for sharing your art with us!