Database: Texas Reference Center

Logo for EBSCO Host Texas Reference Center databaseIf you have a school assignment about Texas or just have an interest in the topic, a great place to start is the database: Texas Reference Center. This database contains full text books and periodicals covering both historical and current Texas events, places, and people. For example, a search on San Jacinto Monument brings back 28 hits. Some are chapters from books about the history of the Monument, others are articles about current events from periodicals like Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, Texas Monthly, etc.

END OF SUMMER PARTY

Well kids, the summer has flown by and our End of Summer Party is here. Thursday, Aug. 4 at 2:00 pm join us for fun and refreshments. The entertainment will be provided by Incredible Events. You will also be able to pick up your Summer Reading Certificates.

 

 

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Teen Event: Going Global Games

Clipart of globe with sunshades and umbrella from Jupiterimages©Join the Global Games as we celebrate Texas Teens Read! 2011. Work as a team to test your skills as on a Survivor show. Wednesday, August 3, from 3 – 4 p.m.  Ages 10-17. All Materials Provided. Registration Required. Call 281-471-4022.

ANNUAL SUMMER VARIETY SHOW

Join your area children's librarians for a wild variety of songs, puppetry, and unpredictable fun. It all begins Thursday, July 28 at 10:30 am. This event will take the place of the regularly scheduled Toddler Times. Recommended for all ages.

Teen Craft: Pennant Flag

Clipart of a bulldog from JupiterImages© and a banner made by Rhiannon PerryDecorate a felt banner to hang in your room. Use your own unique style! All materials provided. Wednesday, July 27, 3 – 4 p.m. Ages 10-17. Registration required. Call 281-471-4022.