Memorial Day

Each year we celebrate Memorial Day in May.  On this day many schools and businesses are closed in observance of Memorial Day.  Before it arrives, check out some of these titles that will tell you about the history of Memorial Day.


Memorial Day  Memorial Day Surprise

Memorial Day by Christin Ditchfield

Belleza y Nutricion ***** Beauty and Nutrition

Belleza y Nutricion sera el tema de discusion para el lunes 24 de Mayo a las 4:00 pm. Nuestro invitado hablara de como  nuestra alimentacion afecta nuestra apariencia fisica.

Beauty and Nutrition will be the theme to discuss this Monday, May 24th at 4:00 pm. A speaker will explain how our eating habits affect our physical appearance.


Photo courtesy of Sarniebill1 from Flickr

Toque festivo ----- Festive Touch

   Un toque festivo en South Houston durante la celebracion del Cinco de Mayo.


    A festive touch at South Houston during Cinco de Mayo celebration.

National Women's Health Week

May 9-15 is National Women's Health Week!  Find out more about being healthy by checking out our Health and Medicine Databases, which you can access with your Harris County Public Library Card.  These databases contain an abundance of information on health and medicine. You can also check out some of our health books here at the library.

National Pet Week

This week, May 2-8, is National Pet Week!  Celebrate by taking your pet for a walk, or by learning more about pets.  Here are some books you can check out at the library:

Birds Boris Caring for Your Pets

Birds : how to choose and care for a bird / Laura S. Jeffrey