Have Book Will Travel

Travel by imagination this summer with books, movies, and CD audiobooks from around the world and beyond. We've handily put them on display for you on our Round Wall by the front entrance, labeled by continent. Enjoy a good beach read, experiment with a new exotic cookbook, discover a new destination--all in the privacy of your own wonderful mind.

Battle of the Books - Weeks 1 & 2

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Battle of the Books is off to a great start, with many passionate voters dropping their ballots in the box to keep their favorite books in the game. Here’s how we stand at the conclusion of the first two weeks of voting.

Later this summer in Adult fiction, Pride & Prejudice will be battling it out against Gone with the Wind, while The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo will go toe to toe with One for the Money.

In Young Adult fiction, Hunger Games battles with City of Bones, while Crank dukes it out with Eragon.

In Children’s fiction, Harry Potter is up against Diary of a Wimpy Kid, while Charlotte’s Web must stand against Wonder.

Each week’s winners have been marked on the brackets near the Reference Desk, so stop by to see what we’re voting on this week and what’s still to come! And if your favorite book didn’t make it through the first round, you know what you need to do: VOTE!

Abracadabra, Shazam, Presto-chango!

   On Monday, June 17th  at 3:00 pm we guarantee you'll be hearing one or more of these words when magician Steve Burton comes to the Children’s Department to dazzle and amaze children [and adults] of all ages with magic and illusions!  This program is FREE Call 832-559-4235 for more information!

Room Art & Superheroes!

lego avengersHey teens! Need to get out of the house this summer? We’ve got you covered! On Tuesday, come make awesome art for your room with a blank canvas, paint, magazine cutouts and mod podge! All supplies provided. Room Art: Painting will be in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, June 18 at 3:00pm. For teens and tweens ages 10 and up.

Then, on Thursday, spend the day at the library for the Superhero Movie Marathon! Bring food, drinks and friends for an exciting trio of movies, or check out the schedule and stop by for your favorite. Trivia, games and prizes in between each movie! For all ages, but all movies are rated PG-13. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Thursday, June 20 from 1:30-9:00pm.

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

Children's Movie Day!

  This Thursday, June 13th at 3:00 pm, come to the Children's Department for the PG rated, 2012 animated comedy “Hotel Transylvania”!  Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter. Bring a drink with a lid, we’ll provide the popcorn!  Call 832-559-4235 for more information.