Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed Monday, January 21st, 2019

The Northwest Branch Library will be closed on Monday, January 21st, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Northwest Branch Library will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019. The library will open for business at 10:00 am. In the meantime, materials can be returned to this location via the after hours drop box, which is located to the left of the entrance doors. Customers will have access to to Overdrive, databases, and the other electronic resources during the holiday closure. Have a happy and safe New Years break.

Yoga for Adults, Wednesday evenings at 6:15 pm

Beginner level YOGA class every Wednesday evening at 6:15pm. Yoga is a system of physical exercises, breath control, and meditation aimed at attaining bodily and mental control and well-being. The word “yoga” comes from the Sanskrit word Yuj, meaning to “yoke,” “join,” or “unite.” The word implies joining or integrating all aspects of the body with the mind to achieve a healthy and balanced life. Come and join us, this event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Northwest Branch Library at 832-927-5460 or via email at nw@hcpl.net. 

January Book Clubs at Northwest Branch Library

Good news readers, there are several book clubs that meet regularly at the Northwest Branch Library. Did you know that there are several benefits associated with actively attending a book club? Book clubs have been known to decrease stress and are good for those customers who are of retirement age. Book Clubs can help participants gain new perspective on an issue, make new friends and to hopefully become more involved in their community. Also, if you're an aspiring writer, regular book club participation can help improve or expand your own writing skills. Perhaps the best reason to particpiate in an active book club is that it can give a reader the push they need to finish that book.

January Story Times at Northwest Branch Library

The Northwest Branch Library offers regular story times for our youngest customer. Story time is an excellent way to bond with your child, boost their vocabulary, and hopefully raise a lifelong reader. Studies have shown that regularly reading to your child can increase their attention span, boost their emotional intelligence, and flex their imagination. Story time programs include Baby Giggles & Baby Wiggles, Toddler Time, and Preschool Story Time. Join us for stories, songs, finger plays and playtime. Please be sure to pick up a ticket at Reference Desk 30 minutes in advance.

January Technology Topics at Northwest Branch Library

Do you have children who are interested in coding? Are you wanting to brush up your skills on a Microsoft Office product like excel, power point, or word? Are you new to computers and need a basic overview of how a PC functions? Northwest Branch Library has ongoing technology classes that occur throughout the month. Courses are led by an instructor who will help you every step of the way along your journey of technology mastery. Courses are free.

If you would like to view this months schedule of events, please click here. If you have questions regarding technology topics a the Northwest Branch Library, please call us at 832-927-5460 or email at NW@HCPL.NET