All Fiction Book Club meets on 2/20/2017 @ 2:00pm

This months selection is The Burning Room by Michael Connelly.

Synopsis

In the LAPD's open-unsolved unit, not many murder victims die t a decade after the crime. When a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent. Even a veteran cop would find this one tough going, but Bosch's new partner, Detective Lucia Soto, has no homicide experience. A young star in the department, Soto has been assigned to Bosch so that he can pass on to her his hard-won expertise. 

Adventurous Bookworms Book Club meets on 2/17/2017 @ 4:00pm

This month's selection is Confess by Colleen Hoover.

Synopsis

At age twenty-one, Auburn Reed has already lost everything important to her. In her fight to rebuild her shattered life, she has her goals in sight and there is no room for mistakes. But when she walks into a Dallas art studio in search of a job, she doesn't expect to find a deep attraction to the enigmatic artist who works there, Owen Gentry. For once, Auburn takes a chance and puts her heart in control, only to discover that Owen is keeping a major secret from coming out. To save their relationship, all Owen needs to do is confess. But in this case, the confession could be much more destructive than the actual sin.

Making Connections

Making Connections workshop scheduled February 9th, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Northwest Branch Library.

80% of jobs do not get advertised!  Learn techniques to access the "hidden" job market, leverage social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), and make effective phone calls.

For more information, contact the library at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net. No registration required, this program is free and open to the public. For other Workforce Solutions workshops in the Harris County area, click here.

High-5 Club presents Milk and Popcorn

What is Density?Saturday, February 11th at 1:00 PM join the High Five Science Club presented by the University of Houston Be a Teacher Club and experiment with density. First, listen to the book What is Density? by Joanne Barkan. Next, the children will take turns putting stones in a glass of water and seeing the water displaced because of the dense stones. Next, the children will take turns putting a glass of popcorn in a glass of milk with little noticeable displacement because of the very airy popcorn. Predictions will be made beforehand and discussions will be made after the activities about why this happened. Get a free ticket 30 minutes early at the desk. Limit 10, For kids 1st-3rd grade.