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April book discussion: "Someone"

Pick up a copy of Someone by Alice McDermott here at the Parker Williams Branch Library and join us to talk about it on Thursday, April 24 at 2:30 p.m. "...McDermott continues to captivate readers by delving into ordinary, daily life with skill and compassion, showing us that we can't always see at the time what will be meaningful in our lives." - Library Journal

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How financially healthy are you? Get "fiscally fit"

How financially healthy are you? Join Christopher Hensley of the Society for Financial Awareness here at the Parker Williams Branch Library on Saturday, April 5, from 1 to 2 p.m. to “Get Fiscally Fit.”

By attending this session, you will learn the basic principles of cash management and how to accumulate wealth. You will learn the importance of having a financial blueprint as well as how to navigate the roadblocks to financial success. You will also learn how to locate and maximize discretionary income.

Besides important information, attendees will receive educational handouts as well as door prizes.

Houston Money Week hosts events and seminars on a variety of topics all over Houston related to finances.  For more information, see

How to handle college costs

If you or a family member has plans for college (or attend now), and finances are a concern – and they always are -- this Houston Money Week 2014 program has important information about costs and ways to save.

Join Christopher Hensley of the Society for Financial Awareness here on Saturday, April 5, from 2 to 3 p.m. to discuss the following topics:
• How to address the high cost of college
• Developing a college investment plan
• The new Educational IRA
• Maximizing financial aid
• Investment alternatives

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March book discussion: Book of Ages - The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin

You know about Ben.  He was a printer, scientist, and served the American revolution in many ways.  Book of Ages: the Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin is about his younger sister.  She married at 15 and was mother of 12 children.  She also loved to read, wrote numerous letters to Ben, and offered her own political opinions in her later years.  Despite the loss of many of Jane’s letters, author Jill Lepore brings her story to life.  Library Journal review: “This book is an important, inspiring portrait of a determined and faith-filled woman who just happened to be the sister of a big shot.” Join us on March 27 at 2:30 to talk about her life.

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Get help signing up for health insurance

If you have questions or need help signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, come and meet with a health care navigator this Saturday, January 18, at the Parker Williams Branch Library from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Navigators from Change Happens, a Houston non-profit organization, will help consumers learn about options through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, as well as complete eligibility and enrollment forms if desired.

For more information or to set an appointment to meet with a navigator, call the Parker Williams Branch Library at 281-484-2036.  The library is located at 10851 Scarsdale, Suite 510.

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