All Aboard! to the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

This otherworldly view will be the privilege of fifty-five library customers who have signed up for the Museum of Fine Arts Houston's free bus trip to the museum this Saturday, February 4th. MFAH is sponsoring this trip in conjunction with its traveling exhibit, "A Passion for Glass", which wrapped up this week at the Tomball Library. 

For those of you who have signed up, the bus will leave the library parking lot at 9:30 sharp. Any cancellations to the sold-out list will be filled at that time with those people on the waiting list who are at the bus. 

Tax Information Update

 

(Wednesday, January 25) This morning the Instructions 1040 ALL came in. Many of you have been waiting for this.

Tax Forms:  For those of you patiently waiting, our latest tax forms deliveries include

Form 1040 NR-EZ, Form 1040 NR, Form 1040 Schedule D, and Form 6521; Instructions 8283; and Publications 501, 529, and 590. 

A reminder that AARP Tax Aide begins Wednesday, February 1st. Every year, trained volunteers from the American Association of Retired Persons help seniors and low-income earners complete simple personal income tax returns and e-file them.  They meet Mondays noon-4 p.m., Wednesdays 10-2 p.m., and Saturdays 11-3 p.m. in Room L-129.

Please bring with you:

R.E.A.D - To a Dog?

 Sheba and Brandy - Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D) with Montgomery Pet Partners, Inc. are back!  Come to the Children's Department on Tuesday, January 24th from 4:30 - 6:30 pm and read a book to one (or both) of our special furry friends!   Children who participate in the R.E.A.D program improve in reading and communicating skills, build their self-esteem, confidence, social skills and most of all have fun!  Man's best friend has also become his best reading buddy!   This program is for children ages 4 - 12.  No registration is required, but, you must select your book prior to getting in line to read!  For more info call 832-559-4235.

SAT Practice Test

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Getting ready to take the SAT? Need to improve your scores? Kaplan is hosting a free SAT practice test here at the library. The practice test will be offered on Saturday, January 21 from 10:15 am to 2:15 pm in the first floor Meeting Room. Students will be given their scores and a detailed analysis the following Saturday, January 28 from 10:15 am to 11:15 am. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. For more information or to register for the test, call the Library at 832-559-4200.

Flickr CC: Pencil Photo by: mammal

iPads, Kindles & Nooks, Oh My!

Follow your HCPL crew down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City where we will guide you on using your iPad, Kindle, Nook or other eBook device to check out free ebooks& eaudiobooks. Bestowed with the courage to dive into this new technology, the brain power to indulge in a new era, and the heart to love the new literacy you have acquired, you will discover--there’s no place like the Tomball Library.

Wednesday, January 11 7:00-9:00 pm

Tuesday, January 17 9:00-11:00 am

Monday January 23 1:00-3:00 pm