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Photography Tips: Pets

The sun is shining, bluebonnets are blooming and your camera's ready to take the perfect picture of your family. But don't forget about your favorite four-legged friends! Join Kingwood Photography Club's Vincent P. for some great tips on taking quality photos of your pets.

Altered Books Contest Starts April 1st

Altered BooksKingwood Branch Library is happy to announce its 2nd Annual Altered Books Contest beginning April 1st through June 30th. Altered books are books that are modified or altered by any number of means to make an artistic statement. The contest is open to all ages; participants can enter into one of three categories. To participate in the contest, simply pick up a book (or supply your own) and contest form from the 2nd Floor Reference Desk.

Wait--there's more! We are also offering workshops in conjunction with our contest. Workshops are not mandatory for contest participation and are open to anyone even if they're not participating in the contest.

Upcoming Computer Classes: March 17-31

Computer and Device ClassesThe Kingwood Library offers a wide range of computer classes to help you with your electronic devices. Check out our classes below for help on your iPad, eReaders, MS Office 2013, or cloud storage. You can register online using the event calendar by clicking on the event or by calling the library at (381)360-6804.

Button Battle: Luffy vs. Naruto

Who's the greatest--Luffy or Naruto? In this battle between manga characters, your vote counts! Cast your vote by grabbing a button in the Teen Room with your favorite character on it. While you're there, check out who won last month's battle between Batman and Superman.

The button battle runs Monday, March 10 through Saturday, March 22. Grab your button before it's too late!

For more information, please contact Leanne, YA librarian, 281-360-6804.

Characters Luffy and Naruto © One Piece, artist Eiichiro Oda and Naruto, artist Masashi Kishimato respectively.

Photography Tips: Spring Flowers

It's starting to warm up in Texas again, and that means Buttercups, Bluebonnets, and Indian Paintbrushes. Kingwood Photography Club's Vincent P. shares tips on how to take quality photos of these beautiful flowers just in time for Spring.

When: Saturday, March 8 @ 10:30 AM
Where: Kingwood Library's Computer Lab

CANCELED: Fun4Seniors Excursion Trip to the African American Library--Gregory School

Fun4SeniorsWe are sorry to announce that the Fun4Seniors trip scheduled for this Tuesday, February 25th to the African American Library at Gregory School is canceled due to lack of registrations. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Look forward to new excursions planned for March!

For more information contact the Precinct 4 Senior Adult Program at 281-893-3726.

Researching Your African-American Ancestors

Our Family Tree

Image © 2014 JupiterImages

To celebrate Black History Month, Gloria Miller is teaching a class on researching African-American ancestry, including the opportunities and obstacles unique to the process.

When: Saturday, February 15, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Kingwood Branch Library, 2nd floor Computer Lab

Fun4Seniors February Excursion Trips at Kingwood Branch Library

UPDATE: Due to lack of registrations, the February 25th Fun4Seniors trip to the African American Library--Gregory School is canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information, please call 281-893-3726.

UPDATE: We are sorry to announce that the Fun4Seniors trip scheduled for this Saturday, February 1st is canceled due to lack of registrations. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The February 25th trip is still scheduled. For more information about these trips, please call 281-893-3726.

Keep Your Resolutions With Help From the Kingwood Branch Library

Whatever your New Year's Resolutions and personal goals for 2014, let the Kingwood Branch Library help you succeed! Check out some of our books on some of the most common resolutions. Do you have a different resolution than the ones listed? We have books on all kinds of subjects, so stop by or give us a call so we can help you find the right resources for you!

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