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Summer Reading Program Winner

SRP Winner-Fran ScottFran Scott is the winner of a $50 gift certificate from Amazon.  She successfully completed ReaderNation, and her name was chosen from all the participants at West University Library.  Ms. Scott is a part time Reference Librarian at the Missouri City Library of Fort Bend County.  She obtained her MLS from the University of Denver, and worked in cataloging for the University of Houston for about 5 years, before going on to pursue a career outside of libraries.  She returned to libraries two years ago. Her manager at Missouri City Library encouraged her to take part in all the summer reading programs that were being offered in Houston.  Although she had never visited West University Library prior to winning her gift card, she obtained a library card during her first visit and promised to come back....

West University Book Club-Selection for September 7

One Amazing ThingTitle to be discussed: One Amazing Thing, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.  Wednesday September 7, at 11 a.m.  Summary: When an earthquake hits, nine men and women of diverse ages and backgrounds are trapped in an Indian consulate. Cameron, an African American Vietnam vet, takes charge, striving to keep them safe....

The 2011 Lariat Reading List

Belfer, Lauren. Fierce Radiance. HarperCollins.

  • On the eve of World War II, when Life photojournalist Claire Shipley files a story about the development of penicillin, she stumbles upon corporate espionage and murder. An enlightening look at life before antibiotics.

Billingsley, ReShonda Tate. Holy Rollers. Gallery/Simon and Schuster.

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Simply Grimm

Meet the artists of Lone Star Lyric, get a sneak preview of the 2011 season and find out how the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales come to life in a special event called, Page to Stage. Lone Star Lyric celebrates Season 5 with a festival of brand new operas and musicals called, Simply Grimm.

Join on us on Saturday, June 4, at the West University LIbrary, from 11-12pm.

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Art Car Parade

Visit the library at the Houston Art Car Parade this Sunday!  Once again Harris County Public Library will display art book carts, and you may even participate in a craft, or register for a library card.  The parade takes place along the Allen Parkway, and goes from 1 to 3pm.  Join in the fun!

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