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ALL ABOUT SECRETS

Secrets are one of the things that make life a little mysterious. Reading about secrets and whom they involve can cause things to become a little bit crazy. Inspirational Book Club at Northwest will be reading, The Secret of Us. I found this book to be very interesting, especially when it comes to marriage. I have given you a little hint. If you want to know more come and join our book club on November 5, 2012 at 2:00 PM. Even if you haven’t had a chance to read it, your attendance is welcomed.

 

Halloween Scary Smart

Halloween Scary Smart
Halloween is a good time to test our smartness. While we are having fun with friends and family, let’s trick our minds into treating thoughts of Halloween trivia. This is just a few questions to get you started.
1. What country did Halloween come from?
2. Pumpkins grow on?
3. What phobia means you have an intense fear of Halloween?
4. What was Dracula’s real name?
5. What was the name of Dracula’s side kick?

Bonus Question: What is the second most commercially successful holiday?

 

Jamming High With IPad Technology

Wha! Jamming with iPad technology? I have never heard of such a thing. Well, here at Northwest we are always looking for something new and different. This challenge is for any adult looking to shed pounds or just have fun. In the Month of November, we are going to work-off those extra pounds and inches just in time for the holidays. How will we do it? We will exercise using the IPad. Come and join us it will be fun!

Navigate Your Way Through Voting

Voting is a privilege and we want to make sure you are ready, and have all the information you need when you go to the polls. With this in mind, Northwest Branch is having an informative seminar on October 17 at 6:00 pm to help you navigate your way through the voting process. This is a non-partisan event and all are welcome. Elections are near so get ready, Get ready! Get ready.  

Something New But It's Not Blue

Technology is here to stay. It has invaded our world of sanity and it is forever changing and evolving. It is called the I Pad. You have your device and you think it is nice but; are you having difficulty? Want to know what all I can do with it? Where are the free apps? Well, a series of seminars will be given in the month of October, here at northwest. They are to bring clarity and to help you enjoy your IPad better. Seminars will be each Saturday at 1:00 PM starting October 6, 2012. Bring your IPad, and if you don’t have; one will be provided. Flyers are in the library or you can ask our staff. 

Word up “Sci Fi”

Science fiction is the word around Northwest Library. Are you a science fiction fan? Have you ever read it before?
Do you read it sometimes? Well, we have a place for you. Northwest Library is starting a new book club. Would you believe a “Sci Fi” book club? We are looking for people like you with the same passion for science fiction. If you are interested, all you need to do is come by the library and sign up. Please don’t be shy; your response is well needed.

Here are a couple of titles you might like:

The Android's dream by John Scalzi

 The last Colony by John Scalzi

 

Research Data User-Friendly

Research is one of many criteria for anyone going to school. Whether it be at the Elementary Level, Middle School, High School, or at the University Level, it is something we will eventually need to use.  Therefore, we would like to be of assistance. Harris County has a database which is user friendly and is in subject order. Just go to www.hcpl.net, and click database. Choose your database then type in your library card number. If you do not have a library card, stop by the Northwest Branch and sign up for  one. All we need is proof of mailing address..

 

 

Small-town girl makes bad

What!  Annie Lou Riddle had a plan but nowhere in that scenario did she expect to accidentally sell her soul in exchange for a job. Want to read more and discuss with friends at the library? We will be reading Devilishly Hot by Kathy Love.Devilishly Hot Kathy Love

Come to Reader’s Perspective Book club on Monday August 20th at 2:00 Pm. See you there.

Do you have THE Ambition?

Book CoverRedefine Inspirational Fiction with Lee Strobel's The Ambition. On Monday, December 5th at 2:00 PM, we will be discussing this new title. Corrupt judges, mob murder cases, a disillusioned pastor, power struggles and media report scandals... what else can you ask for? Well, how about a story of change and inspiration. Come check it out!

Referencing Digitalness

OctoGwenDigitalness  has now become an official part of the Urban Dictionary! How does one define it? Well... Being able to use digital products or format. The ability to use, teach, and comprehend anything digital. How does one use it in a sentence? Gwen is showing her digitalness  by downloading the Overdrive App on her iPad while talking on her smart phone.  How will you show your digitalness???

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