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Amazing Tool for Readers and Teachers

Novelist PlusIf you’ve never used the NoveList Plus database, you’re missing out on an amazing tool.  The #1 thing that I use NoveList for is to find out the order of books in a series or the order of books written by an author.  Also, when I look up a book I liked in NoveList, it automatically displays book recommendations on the right side of the page.  You can also use the “Read-Alikes” link on the right side of the home page to look up an author and find out which other authors write similar books.  I have also used

Get Caught Reading Month

Get CaughtMay is “Get Caught Reading Month,” a nationwide campaign supported by the Association of American Publishers to remind people of all ages how much fun it is to read. Remember, home and school aren’t the only places you can read.  You could get caught reading on your lunch break, in the waiting room at the doctor’s or dentist’s office, on a Metro bus, on an airplane or just about any place.  No matter where you read, what your read, or whether you prefer paper, electronic, or audio books, your library has you covered!

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Free Computer Classes

All classes are in the library's meeting room.
Use our computers or bring your own laptop.
Beginner Word, Wednesday, 5/1, 3:30
Beginner Internet, Saturday, 5/4, 11:00
Intermediate Word, Wednesday, 5/8, 3:30
Beginner Email-Part 1, Thursday, 5/9, 11:00
Beginner Email-Part 2, Thursday, 5/16, 11:00
Computer Basics, Saturday, 5/18, 11:00
Beginner Excel, Monday, 5/20, 3:30
Intermediate Excel, Wednesday, 5/29, 3:30.
Please stop by or call (713) 466-4438 to register.

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Job & Career Accelerator

Job databaseIf you are unemployed, underemployed, unhappy in your current job, or a young person trying to figure out what you want to do career-wise, take a look at our Job & Career Accelerator database.  You can use it to assess your work-related interests and careers that would be suitable for you, explore over 1,000 detailed occupational profiles, find jobs and internships from over 5 million listings, prepare professional resumes and cover letters, and organize, manage and track the entire application process.  It’s all free, so why not give it a try?

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Fun4Seniors (50+) March Bus Trip

We didn’t worry about driving or directions.

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We had a delicious breakfast at a bakery.

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Then we wandered around a castle, complete with moat, drawbridge, and torture chamber!

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