Henna & Magical Movies

hennaHey teens! Looking for a way to beat the summer heat? The library has you covered! On Tuesday come draw temporary designs on your skin using henna paste. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 9 from 3:00-4:30 pm. Remember: Parental permission is REQUIRED to participate. Permission forms available at the Reference Desk.

Then, on Thursday, spend the day at the library for part 1 of the Magical Movie Marathon! Bring food, drinks and friends for an exciting trio of movies, or check out the schedule and stop by for your favorite. For all ages, but some movies are rated PG-13. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Thursday, July 11 from 1:00-9:00pm.

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

Adult Artists! Come to an Artist's Date!

Adult artists! Drop your morning chores, pack up your art supplies and your lunch, and come to the library to enjoy a day of sketching or painting with other adult artists--next Wednesday, July 10th, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. We will provide easels, still life objects, clothed models, dessert and beverages; and after lunch, Judy Crowe, an accomplished local oil painter and instructor, will give a demonstration. We'll be in the library first floor front room and then Room L 129 for lunch and the demo. Call 823-559-4213 for more information. There's no registration and no fee.

Captain Book Story Treasures!

     Arrrrrgh matey!  Come to the Children's Department on Monday, July 8th at 3:00 pm for Story Treasures with Capt. Book and her 1st Mate Kitty!  It's FREE and  fun for all ages with stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes and more!  

Battle of the Books - Weeks 3 & 4

lord of the ringsIt may be hard to believe, but we are now four weeks into Battle of the Books! Here’s how weeks three and four went in the epic battle for book dominance. (And, in case you missed it, here’s the blog post for updates on the first two weeks of voting.)

Later this summer in Adult fiction, Lord of the Rings will be battling it out against To Kill a Mockingbird, while A Game of Thrones will go toe to toe with The Help.

In Young Adult fiction, The Maze Runner battles with Beautiful Creatures, while The Perks of Being a Wallflower dukes it out with I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You.

In Children’s fiction, Nancy Drew is up against Chronicles of Narnia, while Matilda must stand against Bridge to Terabithia.

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!

Flickr CC: Lord of the Rings Photo by: Frank Escamilla

Imagination Station at the Children's Department!

The month of July starts of with a bang as Mick Corley's Imagination Station presents a fun filled variety show with puppets, music, mime, and illusions!  It's fun for the whole family and it all begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, July 1st in the Children's Department!  Call 832-559-4235 for more information!