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Go Green With a New Book Bag!

Need a good stocking stuffer?  Tired of using flimsy, disposable plastic bags?  Care to "go green?"  If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then you might want to get your hands on some of our new, reusable canvas book bags!  For a mere $3 donation to Friends of the Library Kingwood (FOLK), you can have one of your own, complete with the Harris County Public Library logo.  Be sure to ask the staff at the circulation desk about them next time you're in for a visit!

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New building aerial view - December 2009

Things continue to roll right along with the new library building!  Take a look below at the updated aerial photo for December provided by SpawGlass and KBL:

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Top 10 Mysteries - November 2009

Searching for a good mystery this holiday season?  If so, take a look at the top ten circulated mystery novels at Kingwood during the month of November (select "Read more" to see them all):

1. Finger Lickin' Fifteen, by Janey Evanovich

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Need help looking for work?

Looking for work?  Then let us help you during this season of giving!  On Tuesday, December 1st, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM, a representative from Texas Workforce Solutions will be available for a free program offering tips and techniques on Effective Interviewing.  Need to learn how to successfully present to an employer your work experience and skills?  Then join us also on Tuesday, December 15th from 3:00 to 5:00 PM to learn what you might not know about Writing Resumes.  If that isn't enough . . .

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Building construction nears an end!

It won't be long now!  Construction on the new Kingwood Branch Library building by SpawGlass is almost complete!  A target opening date has not been settled and is unlikely before the beginning of 2010, but the building process is expected to be finished by the end of this year.  Take a look at the slide show below to see how construction has transitioned over the last several months!

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