Barbara M's blog

Enjoy the Postcard Club

Did you know that a Postcard Club meets here at the library?
They meet every 3rd Saturday at 3:00 pm at the Tomball Library to socialize, talk about their postcard collections, and trade postcards. Then they discuss new and old business and listen to a postcard related presentation. There are no dues; all activities are free, and everyone is welcome.
Their collections are amazing and span decades of history and styles.
They will be meeting this Saturday, December 15th at 3:00 pm, in Room 212--the second floor Conference Room. Come, join in, and share your collection with the group.
 

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What are Your Holiday Wishes?

What are your wishes for the holidays this year? A particular gift from Santa? The safe return of family members? The healthy birth of a grandchild? A job for your husband?

We invite you to write your wish upon a star at the first floor Children's or Adult Reference desk, then help fill the sky on the round wall display area with your wonderful wish. Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish friends this weekend, and joyous anticipation to everyone else for your particular holiday celebration.

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Guess how many books we've checked out this (fiscal) Year!

We move a lot of books.

I thought you might be interested to know that 433,711 books, DVDs, and CD audiobooks have been checked out of LSC-Tomball Community Library branch  since March 1st, the beginning of our fiscal year.  That's our part in over seven million total checkouts across the county in that time. We move a lot of books!

We have also checked out an impressive number of electronic books. Since March 1st,  328,558 Adult and Young Adult electronic books and e-audiobooks have checked out across Harris County Public Library's reach, plus 80,483 children's TumbleBooks electronic books, for an eBook total of 298,799. This summer we added a collection of electronic audio...

Come to the Library's Holiday Celebration this Saturday!


Come to the library on SATURDAY, December 1, for the HOLIDAY CELEBRATION starting at 2 pm. Meet Santa, enjoy tap dance performances, and enjoy the holiday spirit. This is but another great program hosted by the Friends of the Library.

 

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Come and enjoy Holiday Fest this Saturday!

The holiday season is kicking into high gear. We have TWO celebrations you won't want to miss THIS WEEKEND. Here's the first one...

Lone Star College's famous HOLIDAY FEST is THIS FRIDAY, November 30, from 5-9 pm. On the north side of the campus loop. Expect bounce houses, hay rides, train rides, children's games and crafts; live performances, special guest appearances, photos with Santa, and more. There will be cookies, punch, and coffee, and you will be able to buy hot dogs and soda for 50 cents each. So that's at 30555 Tomball Parkway (aka Highway 249), north of downtown Tomball. It's best to use the north entrance to the campus, over by the Beckendorf Center.

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