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Let's Go the Opera Preview

Opera previously previewed: Britten's The Turn of the Screw.  Date of preview: Monday, February 1, 7pm.  Presenter: Ann Thompson.  Hope you attended this free, informative, enjoyable program. The Houston Grand Opera's production opened January 29. 

Let's Go to the Opera Preview

Opera that was previewed: Puccini's Tosca. Date of preview: Monday, January 25, 7pm.  Plan to join this Let's Go To the Opera presentation by Ann Thompson as she previews Tosca.  The Houston Grand Opera production will open on January 22. 

The Job Search Seminar

Resumes were discussed at the first seminar presented by Workforce Solutions at 10am Tuesday January 12th. 

New Year's Resolutions

Planning to do something different in 2010?  Exercise more, eat better, quit smoking?  Consider stopping by the library to pick up a few motivational books to help you keep the momentum moving toward your goal.

Job Search Series

Workforce Solutions presented seven free seminars to help in searching for a job.  Tuesdays, January 12-February 23, 10am-12pm.  January 12--Resumes; January 19--Evaluate your skills and develop a plan; January 26--Creating references, cover, thank you letters; February 2--Networking; February 9--Interviewing; February 16--Resumes; February 23--Rebranding your skills.   

Toys for Tots

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserves are collecting new unwrapped toys for children this holiday season.  Please help a family in need by placing a new unwrapped toy in the collection box inside the library on or before December 21st.

One Day Only! Holiday Book Event

The Friends of the Library will expand the Lobby Books into the large meeting room on Saturday, December 5th from 10 am to 4:30 pm.  The display will feature gift quality books.  Look for classics, children's, novels, World War II, cookbooks, history, craft, art, religion, sports and stocking stuffers.

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