Baby Time Fun!

Did you know that a baby as early as three months can start recognizing faces? And that every time they are awake they absorb everything surrounding their environment? A baby's development is an amazing thing! Now their is a FREE and really FUN way parents can help the development process in their babies.  It's called Baby book time! Parents are invited to bring their baby to this class which is held every Wednesday at 2:00 p. m. in the meeting room. (Tickets are available at the desk 30 minutes before the class begins.)  Baby book time offers a variety of activities such as play time, story time, nursery rhymes,and baby interaction. Feel free to come by and have a great experience with your baby.

 

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Mark Twain - Revisited and Revised!

Book CoverJoin us for our Classic Readers Book Club; Banned Books Week Edition! On Monday, October 24th at 2:00 PM, we will be discussing the updated version of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn: The Newsouth Edition. Since this new edition has come out in early 2011, several news venues have been discussing the importance of the edits and changes to this classic text. Some love the idea and some abhor it. What do you think?

Librarian Gwendolyn Celebrates 15 Years of Service!

GwenJoin me in congratulating Librarian Gwendolyn on her 15 years of service to the the Harris County Public Library system! While some at Northwest Branch might have only known Gwendolyn for the four years here at our library; she has been developing her vast library knowledge at our Administration Offices for the 11 years prior to coming out the this area of town. She is an asset to our branch and the library system as a whole. You may have met her at Computer Class (Wednesdays @ 12 PM) or at one of her two book clubs (Mondays @ 2 PM). Maybe, she signed you up for Adult Summer Reading or you worked with her via our Volunteer Program. She may have been the one to give you an eBook tutorial or helped you set up an email account. Congrats to you, Librarian Gwendolyn, on your service anniversary!  

Summer 2011: A Retrospective, Part Two

For part two of our look back on what was summer 2011 at the Northwest Library, today we will explore our media collection.  What were the most popular DVDs and music CDs of the summer?  Let's have a look.

The 20 most circulated DVDs of the summer: