Shop Stop

It's December and Christmas is around the corner. Time to shop for gifts for family and friends. While you are out and about, don't forget about our ongoing book sale at the Aldine library. You always find great deals on used books, CDs and DVDs. Happy Holidays!

Aldine Branch Teens Compete in National Competition

Teens In Front of Blank WallAs you know, the teens of the Aldine Branch Library have been hard at work on many projects. Along with creating digital stories and decorating the Young Adult area of the library, they also became semi-finalists for a national contest sponsored by IdeaPaint! How great is that?!

Watch the video the teens made and cast your vote for the Harris County Public Library. You can vote once a day until December 4th, so don’t wait.

And spread the word! Let’s supports the teens and all of their hard work.

Calling All Young Naturalists!

Researcher in a FieldIt’s that time of year again. It’s time for the Young Naturalist Awards contest, from the American Museum of Natural History. The science competition is for students in grades 7-12. The contest is perfect for those teens who enjoy learning about the world around them. Plus, the winners are provided with a chance of a lifetime!

There’s no time to waste. Entries are due March 9, 2012. And for a new twist, digital entries will be accepted as well.

 

 

 

Think Pink

pink stool

What is of steel construction, supports up to 500 pounds of weight, has a bottom rubber bumper / rubber belly band, and has a pink powder coat finish? It's our new set of stools at the Aldine Library!  Step up to see books on higher shelves and support breast cancer awareness at the same time. For each stool that we have purchased, an annual donation will be made to support breast cancer awareness.

Coming Soon

As you know the teens have been working hard on spicing things up in the Young Adult area of the Aldine Branch Library. After a few weeks of work they are getting close to unveiling their creations. What in the world can they be doing? Here’s a picture to give you a clue, but I wouldn’t try too hard to guess because you’ll never get it right!

Teens Holding Blank Pieces of Cardboard