Spring Branch-Memorial Library--The Page Turners

Optimist's Daughter,Title to be discussed:  The Optimist's Daughter, by Eudora Weltly.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, October 12, 6:30pm.  Summary: This compact, partially autobiographical novel is set in Mississippi.  It explores family bonds and the relationship between love and grief.  This is a Pulitzer Prize winner.

Hispanic Heritage Craft

Come and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month at the Library!  Have fun creating Mexico's national flower - the dahlia!  Browse through our display of Hispanic authors and illustrators of children's literature.  Thursday, September 23, 4pm.

Books on the Bayou

The Houston area is encouraged to read Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi between August 28th and September 30th and to participate in discussing the book.  Our library will be discussing the book on Tuesday, September 14th at 6:30pm and we look forward to seeing you then.

2010 Reader Nation Winner!

Crystal Hessong

The 2010 Reader Nation winner is Crystal Hessong.  She has been a reader all of her life and especially enjoyed recording her books online.  Her favorite book is the classic Watership Down because it has richly developed characters and settings.  The Amazon gift card will be used for books, of course.

Dr. Seuss Storytimes

Cat in the HatIn honor of the new PBS series, Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That, the storytimes September 1st and 2nd will have a Dr. Seuss theme.  Join us for the fun!  Babytime Wednesday at 10am; Toddler Time Wednesday at 11am and Thursday at 10am; and Preschool Time Thursday at 11am.