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What's your big idea?

Do you have a brilliant idea for a library program?  We'd like to hear about it!  We somtimes run out of fresh ideas, and we're willing to bet you've got plenty we've never considered.  If so, drop a suggestion in the box at the table in front of the information desk, make a comment to this post, call us, or let one of the staff know directly.  This is your library!  Let us know what you want!

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Top 10 Fiction - October 2009

What's everyone else reading?  If you're curious, here is a list of the top 10 fiction titles circulated at Kingwood Branch Library during the month of October (click "Read more" to see them all):

1.  Hothouse Orchid, by Stuart Woods

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Local Author Visit!

Join us in welcoming local author John Cape (pictured left) this Saturday, November 14th, from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  Mr. Cape will be present to discuss his most recently published book, Oil Dusk, which, according to the author's website, is  summarized as follows:  "The MacCasland family struggles to survive when the dollar crashes and the United States is starved for oil. Gas prices soar, store shelves empty and jobs are almost nonexistent. When brutal gangs start looting, it becomes clear that anyone still living in the suburbs needs a Plan B." 

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The only two things certain in life!

No doubt all of us have heard of the two things most certain in life.  Strangely enough, on Wednesday, November 11th, you'll have the chance to hear about both at the library!  Join us in the morning at 11:00 AM as presenter Alfee Davis offers information on all that is involved and all to consider with the unfortunate but necessary business of planning a funeral (also available Monday, November 9th, at 6:30 PM).  Later in the evening at 7:00 PM, also on Wednesday, Paula Korber, a tax professional with H & R Block, will offer her knowledge in an open session on any and all tax-relat...

Top Mysteries - September 2009

Want to curl up with a good mystery?  Here's a list of the top ten mystery novels checked out by Kingwood Branch Library members during the month of September: 

1. Blindman's Bluff, by Faye Kellerman

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