Chill Skills for the Summer

Teens in the LibraryTeens, join us for Chill Skills. Cy-Fair Community Youth Services Specialist, Theresa Williams, will be on hand to discuss anger management, social skills, and dealing with bullies and self-esteem. We'll meet at 4:00 PM every other Thursday, starting June 9. A parent/guardian signature is required to attend Chill Skills, and the permission slip is available day of at each program.

Thinking About Buying a House?

Row of homesAre you interested in buying a house, but have no idea what is needed or where to begin? Join us Saturday, June 11, at 2:00 PM for an introduction into home buying. Real estate professional, Karen Lamber, will be on hand to speak about home buying and taking the sting out of the process.

If you are thinking about starting the home buying process, then come and get some tips.

Petting Zoo Tommorrow!

Cartoon Child Petting a GoatIt was a blast having ZOOfari here this past Saturday. If you weren't able to make it, don't fret. We have Martha's Petting Zoo coming tomorrow!

Come and meet a farm animal like a llama, deer, pot-bellied piglets, lambs, goats, rabbits, and more. The program will run from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM and is fro children, ages 3-5. Just look for the animals in front of the library. 

Houston Food Bank Will Provide Nutritious Free Lunches to Kids at Northwest Branch Library this Summer

Harris County Public Library is proud to announce that Northwest Branch Library will provide nutritious, free lunches to area children through the Houston Food Bank’s Kids Café program. Only children 1 – 18 years are eligible. Meals and snacks are provided on a first come, first served basis. Supplies are limited, but will be adjusted depending on demand.

June 13 – August 5
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Lunch 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Snack 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Click here for other HCPL branches participating in Houston Food Bank’s KidsCafe

Hedgehogs, and Lemurs, and Rabbits! Oh, my!


This Saturday, at 2:00 PM, we will have Wild Things Zoofari.  Some of the exotic animals they might bring include the squirrel monkey, ring-tailed lemur,  chinchilla, Angora rabbit, gray short-tailed opossum, bearded dragon, marmoset, hedgehog, crested porcupine, blue and gold macaw, and red kangaroo.

The program is free and for ages 5-11. Space is limited, so a ticket will be required. Tickets will become available at the information desk 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. 

It’s not just about the fun of seeing exciting exotic animals up close. The aim is to inspire the children to learn more about these animals and urge them to protect them, as well as their native habitats.