Author Signing!

 On Tuesday, March 16, from 4 to 7 pm, Dr. Helen Mendes Love will be on site to autograph her book, God's Stress Management Plan.   Amazon.com reviewers rated it 5 stars.

                                              

     The Friends of the Octavia Fields Memorial library are sponsoring this event to help readers avoid, reduce, or better manage stress.

 

 

 

For The Children/Para Los Ninos

Our next workshop for parents and children will be held in the meeting room, on February 9th, at 10:30 am.  The subject will be on "Healthy Minds/Healthy Bodies".  We will be discussing the ways to build brain power through music, laughter, healthy food choices, and problem solving.  Don't forget, after each session, parents can fill out a survey and they will recieve one free ticket to the Children's Museum.  How awesome, everyone is a winner!  So please join us.

Teen Drawing Contest

Hey! Teens from ages 12-18- you can win a prize package for doing what you like best!  Just submit a drawing depicting a character, setting or plot from your favorite book or story to the library by January 29, 2010.  A winner will be announced on February 1, 2010 and will receive an art gift pack, including a gift card for Barnes and Noble.  We want to see what you can do!!  All drawings will be on display in the library.

Harris County Libraries Serve as Warming Centers

Residents seeking shelter from the frigid temperatures can head to their local library.  All 25 Harris County branch libraries will open at 9 am on Friday, January 8 and Saturday, January 9 to serve as warming centers for the public. 

Closing hours will vary depending on the branch.

For The Children/Para Los Niños

We will be holding special workshops for parents and children to work together learning how to succeed in different areas of life.  The first one will be held in the meeting room, on the 12th of January at 10:30 am.  The subject will be on "How Your Child Learns".  All classes will be presented in English only.  After each session parents will be asked to fill out a survey and they will receive one free ticket to the Children's Museum.  How cool is that?!  So, please come up to the Octavia Fields Circulation Desk and sign up today.  For those that don't get a chance to sign up, don't worry; "walk-ins" are welcome.