December Holiday Hours Schedule

The Northwest Branch Library December & January Holiday hours of operation are:

  • December 22nd, 2016: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • December 23rd, 2016: Closed, Christmas Holiday
  • December 24th, 2016: Closed, Christmas Holiday
  • December 26th, 2016: Closed, Christmas Holiday
  • December 30th, 2016: 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • December 31st, 2016: Closed New Years Eve
  • January 2nd, 2017: Closed New Years Day

Online account access will still be available along with all of our electronic services. Library items can be returned via the exterior book drop at the Northwest Location. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Star Wars Day this Saturday December 17th 2016


To celebrate the release of the latest Star Wars movie, the Northwest Branch Library is hosting Star Wars Day again! From noon until four, families, children, and fans of all ages can come into the Northwest Meeting Room and dress up like Yoda, set off their own spaceships, and make lightsabers. They’ll also have the chance to take pictures with their favorite heroes and villains, as well as play with the BB-8 Sphero droid. Come in costume! Join the Jedi or the Sith! Stay until the end and watch The Force Awakens. No registration required, but program supplies are limited.

Winter break is coming, do you have a research paper due in the New Year?

You may be out for winter break, but assignments and research paper’s await in the New Year. Consider using some of the library’s electronic resources to aid you in the research phase of your work. An excellent database to use for articles, scholarly journals, and scientific studies is Academic Search Complete, available through EBSCO Host. 

Weekly Computer Class Schedule

Computer class topics for the week of December 12th at the Northwest Branch Library are:

Tuesday, 10:00am, Keyboard (Beginner)
Wednesday, 12:00pm, Microsoft Word (Beginner)
Thursday, 10:00am, Microsoft Excel (Beginner)
Friday, 1:00pm Microsoft Power Point (Beginner)
Saturday, 10:00am Keyboard (Espanol)

Contact us at 281-890-2665 if you need assistance with registration or if you have any questions.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business 

Starting a business remains very challenging to many aspiring entrepreneurs.  In this workshop, participants will learn simple yet proven and tested steps for starting a new business.  At the end of the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to meet SCORE  certified mentors who are readily available to provide FREE and CONFIDENTIAL mentoring.

Participants will learn and understand the following:    

  • Realities of entrepreneurship
  • Critical success factors
  • Components of Business Ownership
  • Making your Business Legal

Time: Thursday, December 15, 2016, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

For more information on SCORE, click here.