Volunteerism @ your library

Found it!Want to help your community? Give library volunteerism a try! We host a monthly volunteer orientation on the 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00PM. The library depends on volunteer assistance; especially in these difficult financial times. So, if you would like to learn more, please come to an orientation! Hope to see YOU there!

Toddler Time Is Moving to Tuesdays

DrawingDue to the change in library hours, Toddler Time will be moved to Tuesdays at 11:30 AM starting April 5th. Preschool Story Time will remain on Tuesdays at 10:30 AM and Baby Book Time will remain on Wednesdays at 2:00 PM. As always, tickets will be given out 30 minutes in advance for these programs.

New Hours at Northwest Branch Library

The Northwest Branch Library will have a reduction in hours starting April 6, 2011.  Renewals, requests and other online services are still available 24/7 at www.hcpl.net.  The new Northwest Branch Library schedule will be:  Monday 1-8, Tuesday 10-6, Wednesday 12-8, Thursday 10-6, Friday Closed, and Saturday 10-5.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  If you have any questions, please call 713-749-9000.

Shakin' the Money Tree - Job Search Seminars Starting Soon!

Money TreeWorkForce Solutions is coming to the library! Get all your job search questions answered. Have you resume evaluated, learn interviewing skills, and stay informed of new employment trends and employer expectations. Sessions will be conducted by Carolyn Kennard, expert in the field of employment counseling and job retention. So, get ahead of the curve and spend time honing those job search skills. No need to register, just come to the library's Adult Reading Area on any Tuesday from March 29th - April 26th at 10:30AM. Free materials will be distributed for class attendees.

April is National Poetry Month. How will you celebrate?

Paper BeadsApril is National Poetry Month! Join us for our adult craft in celebration of words, language and self expression! We will be making paper beaded jewelry out of poems on Tuesday, April 5th at 10:00AM. Arrange the words on your necklace and wear your own poetic creation. Also, bring your favorite poem to share or check out poetry books to read aloud with your family and friends. Adult crafts are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 10:00 AM.