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Lunch 'n' Lit: Empty Mansions

All adults are welcome to join our monthly book group. We will discuss Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman on November 13 at 1 PM. We will conclude the meeting with a 30 minute Q&A session with the author via the online chat service Skype. Feel free to bring your lunch or nibble on the provided snacks while enjoying a good discussion. 

 

Computer Class: Tech Savvy, October 27, 11 AM

Become a tech savvy computer user by learning some helpful tips, shortcuts, and more. Please register online or call the library at 281-812-2162, because space is limited.  *Prerequisites: Familiarity with using a keyboard and mouse.

 

Painting with a Twist: Heart of Texas

October 20 at 2 PM, let your inner artist shine at Atascocita Branch Library! Sign up online or in person to attend this free event sponsored by Painting with a Twist.

Word 2013 Basics: September 9, 1:30 PM

Join us on Tuesday, September 9 at 1:30, for this class on learning the basics of Microsoft Word 2013. Learn how to create documents and some of the elements of font choice and formatting.

eBooks for iPad, August 19, 1:30 PM

Wish you could access the library and get books while at home?  You can!  In this computer class, we will look at downloading free books from the library specifically for iPad.

Favorite SF Series: List of 10

Lists are fun.  Some lists can really stir fans’ passions about their particular topic.  I always enjoy reading “Best” or “Most influential” lists of Speculative Fiction books.  The comments found with those lists are often great ways to find new books.  With this in mind, I’ve decided to write up my list of top 10 favo

Roller Derby 101

Roller Derby’s recent revival began in Austin in 2001. Since that time, derby leagues have sprouted up around the world. Visit with members of our local derby team, The Missfits, as they regale you with tales of a fast moving and hard hitting sport that could be in the Olympics in as little as ten years. You can also find out how to join the team – even if you haven’t skated since you were six. Stop by Atascocita Branch on August 2 anytime between 2 PM – 4PM to meet our local derby ladies. All ages welcome.

New Mural arrives for the Meeting Room!

Thanks to a generous donation by Richard and Joanne Jacobson, we have a new mural arriving in our meeting room.  This mural was selected by staff and approved by FOAL’s board.  Additional thanks to Mr. Chris Johnson for installing the mural so expertly!

Robin Hobb: Fool's Assassin

 I had the privilege of reading Fool's Assassin by Robin Hobb recently, due to be published in August 2014.

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