Thanksgiving Turkey Preschool Craft Time

Join Mr. D. and Ms. Mandy for Preschool Craft Time Wednesday, November 7 at 11:00 am. You will create a fun little turkey to celebrate Thanksgiving. Preschool Craft Time is for preschool-age children and lasts about 30 minutes. Parents or caregivers are required to stay and help their children complete the craft. All materials are provided.

 

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Happy Halloween from La Porte Community Library

Happy Halloween from Abe Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, Jacques Cousteau, the Bride of Frankenstein, the Queen Mum, the Mad Hatter, Ariel, and the Mad Scientist and of course, our boney staff member Gypsy Roxie.

We at La Porte Community Library hope you have a fun spine-tingling Halloween.

Database For Improving Computer Skills & Job Searching

Logo of Database Job & Career Accelerator from LearningExpressWe have a database that is perfect for job seekers and/or those who would like to improve their computer skills. It is called Job & Career Accelerator. The database allows a person to create resumes and cover letters, search for jobs in various fields, improve computer skills, and it also gives links to apply for jobs. From our website, www.hcpl.net , click on Databases; Subject List; Jobs & Careers; and then Job & Career Accelerator. The first time you use Job & Career Accelerator, you will need to register and registration is free. Note: if you have already signed up for the LearningExpress database, the login will be the same; you will not need to reregister. Please ask a librarian if you would like help in accessing this database.

National History Day Topic 2012-2013 - Turning Points in History

As you students and parents are preparing for the History Fair topic, here are some resources for information that can be accessed from home through the Harris County Public Library website using your library card. The World Book Reference Center is a wonderful tool for research. There are links to thousands of articles as well as a link to primary sources for example, speeches, letters, treaties and other documents. There is also a Citation Builder link which will help students cite their sources in the correct manner. In addition to the World Book there is also a database devoted to history, the  World History Collection.

First Title in Series Display

Photo of First Title in Series Display at La Porte Community LibraryThe display in the Adult Fiction section features the first title in a series. Currently on display is: Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben, first title in the Myron Bolitar mysteries; Lord John and the Private Matter by Diana Gabaldon, first title in the Lord John Grey novels; Step on a Crack by James Patterson, first title in the Michael Bennett mysteries; Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie, first title in Jane Marple murder mysteries; The Secret by Beverly Lewis, first title in Seasons of Grace series; The Next Always by Nora Roberts, first title in Inn Boonsboro trilogy;