Join Mr. D and Mrs. Mandy for another Afterschool Science Time. Wednesday, March 28 at 3:15 pm, they will be getting you in the know about Time. You will even get to construct your own sundial. Like I said it's about Time!

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If you are interested in lots of information about March Madness, the Library has a great database with a whole section on sports of all kinds. Student Resource Center can be located under the Homework  section of our databases. Clicking on Sports and searching for March Madness will bring up many up to the minute articles about this basketball craze.

The Romance Continues

Photo of Sylvan Beach entrance provided by La Porte Bay Area Heritage SocietyAn article about Sylvan Beach written by La Porte Assistant Police Chief Ronald Parker, a student at the University of Houston-Downtown,has been published in this year’s edition of Touchstone[Vol. XXXI, ©2012 The Texas State Historical Association]. Touchstone is the undergraduate research journal of the Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society,the college-level educational program of the Texas State Historical Association.

Officer Parker’s article is entitled ‘The Romantic History of Sylvan Beach’. The photograph above, which was provided through the courtesy of La Porte Bay Area Heritage Society,is featured on the cover of the magazine.

Officer Parker kindly gave a copy of the journal to the library, which we have placed in our historical file on Sylvan Beach. Ask a library staff member if you would like to see the article and the file. We love our Sylvan Beach!

Éirinn go brách

Photo of Ireland Display by Rhiannon PerryThis month our display case highlights items from Ireland provided by our very own Rhiannon Perry. She and her husband Todd took a delightful trip to the Emerald Isle in 2010. Take a look at this colorful and informative display.

Photo by David Novosad.


In honor of St. Patrick's Day and the wearing of the green, we have a display of books which have green cover art. Enjoy a selection of green books:

The Chameleon's Shadow by Minette Walters

Pictures by Robert Daley

The River Wife by Jonis Agee

Swan for the Money by Donna Andrews