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Book "Bag" Sale!

The Friends of the Parker Williams Branch Library will be having their first book sale for 2012 on Saturday, Jan. 28th, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  This will be a book “bag” sale.  Come and fill up a plastic bag with books for just $3.00, or fill up a paper bag with books for just $6.00.  There will be hundreds of paperbacks and hardbacks to choose from.  Bags will be furnished by the Friends.

Other items for sale include CD’s, DVD’s, cassettes, and VHS.

Book "Bag" Sale

The Friends of the Parker Williams Branch Library will be having their last book sale for 2011 on Saturday, Sept. 24th, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  This will be a book “bag” sale.  Come and fill up a plastic bag with books for just $3.00, or fill up a paper bag with books for just $6.00.  There will be hundreds of paperbacks and hardbacks to choose from.  Bags will be furnished by the Friends.

Other items for sale include CD’s, DVD’s, cassettes, and VHS.

The book sale will be held in the large meeting room located by the County Clerk's office.

2011 ReaderNation Winner

Milissa MIller won a $50.00 Amazon gift card for participating in the Adult Summer Reading Program at the Parker Williams Branch Library.  Ms. Miller noticed there was a summer reading program for adults on the library's web page. Since her daughter was participating in the program for children,  Ms. Miller felt she could set a good example and encourage her daughter by also participating.   

May Book Sale Cancelled

The Friends of the Parker Williams Branch will not have a book sale May 28.  The next  book sale will be June 25.

Book Sale

The Friends of the Parker Williams Library will be having their monthly book sale on Saturday, April 30th,  from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Come and find some great deals on hardback books, paperbacks, books for children, CDs, DVDs, and magazines.

The book sale will be held in the large meeting room located by the County Clerk's office.  

Book Sale

The Friends of the Parker Williams Library will be having their monthly book sale on Saturday, March 26th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Come and find some great deals on hardback books, paperbacks, books for children, CDs, DVDs, and magazines.

The book sale will be held in the large meeting room located by the County Clerk's office.  

Seeking Donations for Book Sale

The Friends of the Parker Williams Library will gladly accept donations of books, magazines, cds', dvds', children's games and puzzles.  These items will then be sold at the Friends' monthly book sale to raise money to support the library's programming, both adult and children, furnishings, and other items.

Check Yourself Out

In a hurry?  Just want to check out quickly and there's a line at the circulation desk?  Now you will be able to check out your own items at the library's self check-out stations.  All you need to do is scan your library card, scan the barcodes on the items you are taking, and print your date due receipt.  If you don't want a paper receipt, you can have the receipt emailed to you instead.   

Once Upon a Time: Telling Stories Through Clay

Once again the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is bringing art from the museum to the library.  The exhibit this year, Once Upon a Time: Telling Stories through Clay, will be at the library until March 28, 2011. 

Come and see each of the nine objects displayed.  What story does each one tell to you?

Don't forget to pick up a bookmark  to find out how to get your free pass to the musuem!

Free Tax Help

Beginning Friday, February 4, 2011, volunteers with AARP Tax-Aide will be offering free tax assistance Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Please bring your current year’s tax forms, copy of last year’s income tax return and all relevant tax information.

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