Toys for Tots

Precinct 3, in a partnership with the U.S. Marine Corps, is collecting toys for Toys for Tots. Currently new, unwrapped toys for girls and boys are being collected, and the Northwest Branch Library is serving as one of the collection sites. Donations will be accepted through Friday, December 16. For more information on Toys for Tots, visit here.

Smart Parents. Ready Kids.

What is ReadyRosie?

ReadyRosie is an early education tool that is currently helping schools and communities across the nation deepen and scale their parent engagement efforts by leveraging the power of video modeling and mobile technology to meet and equip parents where they are. ReadyRosie has hundreds of brief videos in English and Spanish that model everyday interactions in familiar environments with real parents.

All it takes is 2 minutes a day.

Here's How:

1. Watch a quick daily video.
2. Do the interactive activity.
3. Learn: both child and adult grow.
Quick & easy daily activities to do with your child. Every activity modeled on video in English & Spanish. Delivered to you via email and/or SMS text message.

Make a difference in your community

Volunteer instructors are needed to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, citizenship, and adult literacy in our community.  Training and materials are provided along with flexible scheduling. Make a difference in your community today. If you are interested in volunteering as a tutor for ESL, citizenship, or literacy classes, please contact the Northwest Branch Library for more information.You can reach us at 281-890-2665 or you can email us at NW@HCPL.NET .

ABC mouse is available for free at the Northwest Library

ABCmouse is now available to Northwest Library customers. ABCmouse is an online, educational software that provides 5000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities for children, ages 2-7 years old.  ABCmouse is available only on the library computers; there is no remote access to this resource. Contact us at 281-890-2665 or email us at nw@hcpl.net if you have any questions.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

 

The Northwest Branch Library will have reduced hours during the 2016 Thanksgiving Holiday. The holiday hours of operation for the Northwest Branch Library are:

  • Wednesday, November 23, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 24th (Thanksgiving), Closed
  • Friday, November 25th, Closed
  • Saturday, November 26th, Closed

Please use the exterior book drop for your holiday return needs. Regular branch operating hours resume on Monday, November 28 th, 2016 at 1:00 pm.