Children's Afterschool Programs This Week!

Hey kids....looking for something fun to do after school this week?  The Children's Area has 2 programs guaranteed to provide just that!  On Tuesday, September 12th at 5:00 pm, come to Art Explorers and learn about Frescoes.  You'll get a chance to create your own by mixing plaster and then painting  it.  This program is for ages 8 - 12 and requires registration.  On Thursday, September 14th at 5:00 pm, the Amazing Library Race will take place throughout the Children's Area.  If you love the tv show, then you'll want to participate.  Put your mental and physical abilities to the test by completing fun challenges as fast as you can to cross the finish line first!  This program is for ages 8 - 12 and requires that you work in teams of 2*.  Please call 832-559-4235  to register for either one of these programs! *if you do not have a partner, we will pair you up with someone!

 

Program: Myths of Grief

myths of griefGrief is a complex emotion experienced differently by each person and in every situation. When we are in the midst of grief, we know that many of the things we are doing are not actually helping us to recover.

At an upcoming library program, Myths of Grief, we will discuss some common misconceptions about how we grieve, and what steps each person can take to help them recover. Lance Decker, a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist who became certified after his family experienced their own loss, will be leading the session.

This program will be presented on Saturday, September 9th at 3:00 pm. Please join us in the first floor Meeting Room (L129) for an informative, free presentation.

For more information, call the library at 832-559-4200.

After Harvey: Frequently Asked Questions

HCPL Harvey FAQs

I could not return my library materials because I could not reach the library due to high water. Am I still responsible for the late fees? 

If you return your books by September 15, you will not accrue late fees.

UPDATE: Most HCPL Branches Resume Normal Business Hours & Programming, Monday, Sept. 11.

Library Closed for Inclement Weather

caution signIn anticipation of inclement weather caused by Hurricane Harvey, the Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library will close at 12:00 pm on Friday, August 25 and remain closed Saturday and Sunday.

Lone Star College and Harris County Public Library will continue to monitor weather and road conditions in case of further closures. We will keep you updated on our website, Twitter, and on Facebook as we learn more.

Please stay safe during the hurricane, and we will see you when we reopen.