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Brrr!

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It’s the height of summer and, boy, is it hot! When the daily temperature is in the triple digits and walking from the car to the door has me covered in a sheen of sweat, I can’t help but wish for cooler climes. When beach days and migration aren’t an option, I like to curl up on the couch and watch cold weather movies. I can’t honestly say that watching movies with snow makes me feel less like I’m about to suffer heat stroke, but it’s always worth a try. If nothing else, I am inside with the AC while the movie is playing!

If you’re in need of colder weather but stuck in Texas, browse the HCPL catalog and request a movie today!

Kimberly’s Cold Movie Picks:

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LEGOs & Movies

Lego Indiana JonesHey teens! Relive your childhood and create something spectacular out of LEGOs! Prizes will be given for the most creative designs. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday July 19 at 3:00pm.

And don’t forget Teen Movie Night on Thursday! Call the library for the movie title. Meet in the second floor Computer Lab on Thursday, July 21 from 7:00-9:00pm.

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Teens: Harry Potter Release Party

Harry PotterHey teens! The last Harry Potter movie (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2) comes out in theaters on Friday. Are you ready? Get geared up for the end of the series with a Harry Potter Release Party! We’ll have food, crafts, games and prizes. Costumes encouraged, but not required. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 12th at 3:00pm.

For more information about this and other Harry Potter-themed programs, call the library at 832-559-4200.

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

baseballsIt’s the middle of summer and halfway through baseball season. I’m not a huge baseball fan myself, but I do enjoy a good baseball movie. Baseball movies remind me of sitting in the nosebleed section at the ballpark, eating hot dogs and peanuts, singing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh inning stretch, watching fireworks after the game, and cheering on my favorite team.

If you’re like me and can’t make it out to Minute Maid Park to watch the Astros play, there are plenty of baseball movies to get you through the season. Browse the HCPL catalog and request your favorite today!

Kimberly’s Baseball Movie Picks:

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Crafty Teens: Memory Boxes

craft suppliesHey teens! Need a break from the summer heat? Stop by the library next week and decorate a memory box to take home! All supplies provided, but feel free to bring your own decorative items. Meet in the first floor Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 5th from 3:00-4:30pm.

Have you registered for the Teen Summer Reading Program yet? If you haven’t, what are you waiting for? All you have to do is read any 5 books (or for 600 minutes) this summer, log them online, and stop by the library for cool prizes!

Call the library at 832-559-4200 for more information.

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