UPDATE: All HCPL Branches and Administrative Offices Will Remain Closed Through Wednesday

All Harris County Public Library branches and administrative offices will remain closed through Wednesday due to continued hazardous road conditions.

We urge you to stay off the roads if at all possible. Loan periods for items due January 16 - 17 will be extended. You will not be charged late fees for items that are due when the library is closed for weather emergencies.

If you have holds that expired during this closure, you will be able to pick them up through Saturday, January, 20.

All HCPL Branches and Administrative Offices Are Closed Today

All Harris County Public Library branches and administrative offices are closed Tuesday, January 16, 2018 due to hazardous road conditions.

We urge you to stay off the roads if at all possible.You will not be charged late fees for items due today. Loan periods for items due January 16 will be extended to January 17.

 

Save the Date!

Circus tentYou are invited to an Open House at the Aldine Library on Friday, January 19, 3:00-5:00pm. If you’re not already a library user, come and learn about all the great things we offer for free! If you’re already a library user, come anyway. We will have food, activities, games, prizes, and a book sale!
Le invitamos a evento público especial en la Biblioteca Aldine el viernes, 19 de enero, de 3:00 a 5:00 p.m. Si usted aún no es un usuario de la biblioteca, ¡venga y aprenda sobre todas las cosas maravillosas que ofrecemos de forma gratuita! Si ya es un usuario de la biblioteca, venga de todos modos. ¡Tendremos comida, actividades, juegos, premios y una venta de libros!

If You Can Read This . . .

If you can read this, you can help someone learn to read. Harris County Public Library will train you to be a volunteer (unpaid) literacy tutor and will supply you with materials. You would be teaching an adult, one-on-one. There will be a free tutor training at the Aldine Library on Thursday, February 22, from 1:00-4:00 pm. If you feel that this would be a good way for you to help your community, you can register online at https://tinyurl.com/ydbcnqb7. If you have any questions, please ask us.

What’s Coming Up

3D snowflakeBesides our usual events, here are a few special things we have going on at the Aldine Library in the next week.
The next Doctor Who Club meeting is Saturday, January 6, at 1:00 pm. Come to watch episodes, talk about books, and play Doctor Who-related games.
We are going to host a “Book Tasting” for ages 8-12 on Monday, January 8, at 4:00. We will have four tables set up. Each one will have a different type of book and a person to talk to you about the books. “Taste” all four types of books and see which kind you like best!