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Self-registration now available for Adult and Teen programs

CalendarDon't wait to call or visit the library during regular hours of operation to sign up for classes! For programs in May and in the future, individuals interested in attending programs such as Workforce Solutions and computer classes can register via our Events calendar. Simply visit www.hcpl.net, click on the "Events" icon to select your library and see upcoming programs. Consider adding our branch page to your Favorites for your convenience! Please note that not all programs require registration.

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Kingwood Branch Library hosts Second Annual ESL Luncheon

ESL 2nd LuncheonOn Tuesday, April 9, 2013, Kingwood Library hosted its 2nd Annual ESL Luncheon. Like many other HCPL branches, Kingwood Library offers English as a Second Language classes to the community. ESL tutors and students came together for an afternoon of food, fun, and festivities.  Students brought dishes from their native country and entertainment was provided by Teresa Moore of Fretted Friends. Thanks to all who make  the ESL program a possibility!

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YALSA's Great Graphic Novels 2013

YALSA, Young Adults Services Association of American Libraries Association, provides an annual list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens. These titles are selected for their “good quality literature and appealing reading for teens.” The recommendations are a mix of fiction and nonfiction titles

Listed below are highlights of the Top Ten Great Graphic Novels. Visit here for all Top Ten or here for all 55 titles.

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Altered Books Contest at Kingwood Library

Altered BooksIn honor of National Library Week, Kingwood Branch Library is hosting an Altered Books contest open to all ages in April.

What are altered books you ask? Altered books are books that are modified in a variety of ways to make an artistic or personal statement. Books can be used as a canvas, re-purposed to function a different way, the sky's the limit! We encourage participants to be creative.

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What Adult Programs would you like to attend?

SurveyLooking ahead to new ideas, the Adult Services staff want to know what kind of adult programs you are interested in seeing. Whether you're looking for something educational or recreational, we want to hear from you!

Please take a moment to fill out this survey.

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