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SELF CHECK COMES TO LA PORTE COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Are you sometimes in a rush to grab a book and head out the door? Then you will be pleased to hear that La Porte Community Library now has two Self-Check stations which will allow you to scan your own items. There will always be our friendly circulation staff on hand to help you whether on self-check or at the full service line. Come on in and try out our new "toy."

VALENTINE DOUGH HEART TEEN CRAFT

Hey teens and tweens join us Wednesday, February 9 at 4:00pm for another fun craft time. You will be making salt dough hearts for Valentine's Day. They make a great little present for someone special.

 

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH CROSSWORD PUZZLE KITS TO GO

Test your knowledge of Black History with a collection of crossword puzzles. These fun and educational kits to go can be picked up at the Information Desk. Celebrate Black History month with us and enjoy the puzzles.

READY FOR SUPER BOWL XLV?

Will you be watching the Packers versus the Steelers on Super Bowl Sunday? The library has some fantastic books to get you ready like The Billion Dollar Game: Behind the Scenes of the Greatest Day in American Sport .So enjoy the game, the commercials and the food.

WHERE ARE THE TAX FORMS?

This is the question we are getting regularly. In past years we would have already received all our forms and publications. However, the late passage of the tax bill in Congress has delayed the printing of the forms. We hope to have most of them out next week. In the meantime you can visit the Internal Revenue Service website www.irs.gov .

THE WEATHER OUTSIDE IS FRIGHTFUL

Just in time for the really cold weather we have a fun display for the month of January. Ms. Sallie Gann has graciously lent us a portion of her snowman collection. As you can see from the picture, there are all shapes and sizes. Her grandson Blake helped choose just the right ones for the display. Stop by and see it and while you are here choose some hard freeze reading material.

NEW YEAR RESOLUTION - PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

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With the start of a new year, now is the perfect time to bring your 3-6 year olds to our Tuesday morning Preschool Storytime. Mr. D. and Ms. Mandy present age appropriate stories, skits, fingerplays, and occasional crafts. The fun all begins Tuesday mornings at 10:15 am. Come check it out.

GREAT MOVIE SUGGESTIONS

Do you like to curl up and watch a good movie on these cold winter nights? Do you need some suggestions on what to watch? Click on the Movie tab of our web page www.hcpl.net  and you will find lots of lists. Some of the lists are the American Film Institute's 100 Greatest Movies, the Top 100 Spiritually Significant Movies, the 50 Best Guy Movies of all Time, or Texas in the Movies. Check them out and you are sure to find a movie that fits the bill.

TEEN CHRISTMAS CRAFT

Hey tweens and teens, join us for a special Christmas craft time Wednesday, December 15 at 4:00pm. You will get to decorate a jar with decoupage and tissue paper to create a candle holder, vase or a gift. All materials provided. Ages 10 and up. See you there.

GRINCH TO VISIT STORYTIME

Hey kids! Guess who is making a visit to preschool storytime Tuesday, December 21 at 10:15 am. Here are some hints. He's furry and green and has a heart two sizes too small. Come join us and see if you guessed correctly.

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