Karen Hayes's blog

Toys for Tots

Toys for TotsThis holiday season consider making a child smile by donating a new, unwrapped toy by December 17th.  The U.S. Marines' Toys For Tots program will distribute them to needy children in the Houston area. 

Going to Lose Your Place?

Have you been waiting for a best seller and now you are going out of town for the Holidays?  Make your request inactive and you will continue to move up on the waiting list.  To do this go into MY ACCOUNT on the home page and enter your card number and PIN.  Then chose HOLD REQUESTS, put a check mark in the box before the title,  and click CHANGE STATUS at the top or bottom of the hold list.   Now enjoy your holiday and activate your request when you return.

Turkey Craft Fun

Join us for some turkey craft fun!  Thursday, November 18, 4-5pm.  School age children.  Crafts & Snacks!

Monster Smash! Success!

Crafts! Food! Costumes! The room was packed and we had fun.  Be sure to watch for your next opportunity to join in the festivities!

Monster Mash!

Make a Halloween decoration! Enjoy Halloween snacks and goodies!  Wear your costumes and take pictures!  Thursday, October 28, 4pm.  School age children. 

Halloween Storytimes

Wear your costume for the Halloween Storytimes Oct 27th and 28th!  Enjoy the Halloween stories and trick or treat at the circulation desk!  Storytimes are: Babytime Wed 10am; Toddler Wed 11am and Thurs 10am; Preschool Thurs 11am.

Let's Go to the Opera!

Ann Thompson will present an opera preview on Monday, Oct. 25, 7pm.  She will introduce Puccini's Madama Butterfly and Britten's Peter Grimes.  These operas will be profomed by the Houston Grand Opera beginning October 22 and October 29 respectively. Join us for this free programs.

Value Line

Have you noticed that you can now access Value Line from you home computer?  If you are researching stocks you can go into the the databases from the HCPL home page and then into business section.  There you can find Value Line and access it by using your library card.  Tracking your investments has never been easier.

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