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Applesauce Season

Tomorrow is officially the first day of the fall season.  It’s a great time to celebrate harvest time.  Here are some books to go with all the fresh fall fruits and vegetables.

Applesauce Season     ...

Healthy Aging

Art of aging         Age well       

We Have a Winner!

FB SRP winner All of the participants who logged 4 books that they read over the summer into HCPL’s adult summer reading program, ReaderNation, were entered into a random drawing for Amazon.com gift cards sponsored by the Harris County Friends of the Library.  The Fairbanks Branch customer who won a $50 gift card was Christy R.  Christy is an emergency veterinarian and the owner of a bird, a guinea pig and a couple of hamsters.  Christy’s mother was always reading to Christy and her sister and taking them to the public library when they were children.  So, Christy grew up with a love of reading and libraries.  Every time she moves to a new town, the first thing she does is find the nearest grocery store a...

Thank you!

 Thank you-dog  Thank you very much to Shane Rasch of Rasch Graphics for re-binding a book that our library system desperately needed!  [Clipart © Jupiter Images.]

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Volcanoes!

This week marks the anniversary of two of the most famous volcanic eruptions in history.  On August 24, 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the town of Pompeii in ash and preserving a pristine record of life in the Roman Empire.  On August 27, 1883, Krakatoa, in Indonesia, exploded, killing 30,000 people, changing weather around the world, and creating the loudest sound in history.  The explosion was heard as much as 3000 miles away!  You can find adult books, children’s books, and DVDs about volcanoes under the call number 551.21.  These are just a few:

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