You...In the Movies

Photograph of man holding film and pointing at cameraThis is short notice, but if you are interested in helping with our Summer Reading Club Promotional Film come to the library this afternoon, Thursday, February 23, at 3:15 p.m., and audition for our Film Committee.  For children in 3rd grade and up.

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Join Mr. D for the afterschool craft time. In celebration of Black History Month, you will be creating an underground railroad lantern and finding out some facts about this time in American history. The craft time begins Wednesday, February 22 at 3:15 pm.


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Finding Good Books

Logo for Harris County Public Library Book HuntersOne of the many wonderful advantages to the Internet is the way it makes finding good books easier.  Two websites to help with this are Goodreads and LibraryThing. To use them, sign up for a free account and then list books you have read and enjoyed.  Goodreads gives this invitation to readers on its website:  “Tell us what titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past, and we’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations.” LibraryThing describes itself as “a cataloging and social networking site for book lovers.”  Join one or both and discover some books you just love! And remember we have our very own Book Hunters service, where you tell us what you like and we suggest similar titles for you to try.


Did you watch the Grammys?  Were you touched by the Whitney Houston tribute?  Here are some books about other girl singers who have made their mark in the music industry. 

 Between a Heart and a Rock Place: a Memoir by Pat Benetar



Doris Day : the Untold Story of the Girl Next Door by David Kaufman




Little Girl Blue : the Life of Karen Carpenter by Randy L. Schmidt





Teen Craft: I Have a Dream Board

Clipart of words "I have a dream" with American flagCelebrate Black History Month by creating a board filled with your dreams for the future. All Materials provided. Ages 10-17. Wednesday, February 15, at 4 p.m.

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