Interested in Genealogy?

Kimberly M. Gay, MLSNorthwest Branch Library is pleased to present Ms. Kimberly M. Gay, MLS from the John B. Coleman Library on the campus of Prairie View A&M University.  Kimberly will be teaching you how to begin researching your family's past. If you have been researching your family for years or considering starting a genealogy journey, this session is for you! This session will be held on Saturday, March 5th at 10:00am. All are welcome to attend. The first 50 attendees will be given a FREE Genealogy Starter Kit.

Tax Assistance from AARP

taxesThe fine folks from AARP will be onsite to help you file your taxes at the Northwest Library. This service is free. The AARP volunteers will help all ages (not just AARP members!). Get here early as the service is first come, first serve!

February 3, 2011 through April 16, 2011 in the meeting room.

                               Thursdays and Fridays 1:00pm to 5:00 pm

August 27th Book Sale - - It only happens three times per year!

Book SaleYes... Yes... Step right up! The tri-annual Friends of the Northwest Library Book Sale is happening the last Saturday in August! Come to the library on Saturday, August 27th from 10AM-4PM and pick up some quality bargain books. All proceeds go directly to benefit the library. Prices as low as 50 cents an item! You can't beat that (even at a discount store).

Scarlet Letter - A Love Story for Valentine's Day

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Have you seen the movie Easy A with Emma Stone? This modern day version is taken to task when compared to the original Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Join our Classic Readers for the tale of Hester Prynne's tragic love and the ostracism of her restrictive community. The discussion will be on Monday, February 27th at 2:00 PM. All are welcome to attend.

What's Your Perspective?

19th Wife

Come and join in the book discussion of The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff. This time traveling tale surrounds the reader in the world of polygamy, history, the founders of the Mormon Church and modern day mystery. The interwoven storylines, while independent of each other, explore the complexity of the subject from various perspectives. The discussion will be held on Monday, January 17th at 2:00 PM. We look forward to seeing you there!