Doodle 4 Google

 

Doodle 4 Google is a competition open to K 12 students of U.S.

 schools to create their own Google doodle. Google hosts this program

 each year to encourage and celebrate the creativity of young people.

 

 This year's theme is "If I could travel in time, I'd visit..." Students

 take a blank canvas to harness their curiosity and imagine the past,

 present, and/or future anywhere in the world. Doodles must be postmarked

 by March 20. Click here for a full list of rules and regulations.

 

 National Winner Prizes (one recipient)

    Winning doodle featured on google.com U.S. for the entire day on

 May 18, 2012

    Winning doodle exhibited in the New York Public Library

    A $30,000 college scholarship

Valentines Day

Valentine's Day will be the theme of next week's story time.  We'll read valentine books and create a valentine to take home.  Tuesday story  time is for children - ages 2 to 6 years old - and their caregivers.

West University Book Club-Selection for March 7

RebeccaTitle to be discussed:  Rebecca, by Daphne Du Maurier.  Wednesday March 7, at 11 a.m.  Review: Rebecca is a novel of mystery and passion, a dark psychological tale of secrets and betrayal, dead loves and an estate called Manderley that is as much a presence as the humans who inhabit it: "when the leaves rustle, they sound very much like the stealthy movement of a woman in evening dress, and when they shiver suddenly an

Caldecott and Newbery Award Winners

e          The Newbery and Caldecott Award winning books were announced last week.  West University Library has both titles available.  Dead End in Norvelt won the Newbery Award and A Ball for Daisy won the Caldecott Award for best illustrations.  We also have a display of former Caldecott Award winners to check out.

 

Computer Classes at WU in February

Don't neglect to sign up for a free computer class in February.  Call us at 713-668-8273, if  you would like to register for a class.

Beginner Internet 2/7, at  2:00 pm - Computer Basics Practice 2/7, at 3:30 pm

Facebook pt. 1 2/14, at 2:00 pm - Facebook pt. 2 2/14, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Excel 2/21, at 2:00 pm - Intermediate Excel 2/21, at 3:30 pm

Beginner Email pt. 1 2/28, at 2:00 pm - Beginner Email pt. 2  2/28, at 3:30 pm