2010 ReaderNation Winner!

We have a winner for the ReaderNation!

The winner of the South Houston Branch for the Adult Summer Reading Program drawing is Natalia Guzman. Ms. Guzman was excited to know that we offered a summer reading program for adults and even more excited that she won a $50 gift card to amazon.com for participating and reading a minimum four books.

Congratulations, Ms. Guzman! And enjoy your gift card.

If you would like to participate next year just remember to register. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask us.

Sale! Sale! Sale! / Venta! Venta! Venta!

Looking for a bargain? The Friends of the South Houston Branch is currently having a book sale. Nothing is more than $1.00. All proceeds go directly to benefit the Branch.

Do you have books, audios or movies that you no longer use? Why not donate them to benefit your Library? Donations are always welcome. We are in need for Spanish material.

¿Busca una venta? Los Amigos de South Houston tienen una venta de libros. Precios muy bajos. Nada es más de $1.00. Todas las ganancias benefician la Biblioteca de South Houston.

¿Tiene libros, audios o películas que ya no usa? ¿Por qué no donar para beneficiar a su Biblioteca? Donaciones son siempre bienvenidas. Estamos en necesidad de material en español.

New Hours at South Houston Branch Library

The South Houston Branch Library will have a reduction in hours on Fridays starting August 16th.  Renewals, requests and other online services are still available 24/7 at www.hcpl.net.  The new South Houston Branch Library schedule will be:  Monday 1-8, Tuesday 10-6, Wednesday 10-6, Thursday 10-6, Friday Closed, Saturday 10-5.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  If you have any questions, please call 713-749-9000.

¿Que es un Huròn? * What is a Ferret?

Un huròn es un animalito adorable, peludo, jugeton, travieso y  muy  curioso. Pero vealo por usted mismo este lunes 12 de julio a las  3:00 pm. ¡No falte! ¡Venga y juege con los hurones!


A ferret is a lovable pet. They are very inquisitive, mischievous, playful and furry. But, come and  see for yourself this Monday, July 12 at 3:00 pm. Do not miss this event! Come and play with  the ferrets!

Photo courtesy of Tribbles1971 from Flickr

Splash Day **** Dia de Chapotear

!Ven a chapotear en el agua el martes 6 de julio a las 3:00 pm ! (dependiendo del clima). El dept. de bomberos de South Houston llevara a cabo este evento en el estacionamiento de la biblioteca.  Tambien habra una alberca inflable para que los pequeños naden. La alberca se rifara entre los concurrentes al terminar el evento.

Enjoy our splash day next Tuesday, July 6 at 3:00 pm ! (if weather permits). The South Houston fire department will carry out this event at  the library's parking lot. Also, there will be a small inflatable pool for kids.  The pool will be raffled between the participants at the end of the event.


Photo  courtesy of mkorcuska from flickr