Hurricane Preparedness: Are You Ready?

When:  Tuesday, September 22, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Where:  The Galena Park Branch Library.  The Hurricane season is upon us, and after last year, we all know that it pays to be prepared.  Are you ready?  Are you aware and vigilant.  With this in mind, mark your calendars and come to the library to meet with representatives from the Harris County Office of Emergency Management as they will present a free program to discuss how to be better prepared should another Ike make it's way to Southeast Texas.  Interactive Hurricane Tracking Charts as well as emergency checklists and other items will be provided.

Regular Hours Resume September 8

During the heat emergency this summer, branches opened at 10 AM Monday-Friday. Regular hours resume for all branch locations on Tuesday, September 8.  Regular hours are listed on each branch page as well as the main locations page.

Summer Reading Programs - What Do You Think?

Adult SRP        Children's SRP      Teen SRP

Did you participate in one of this year's Summer Reading Programs?  If you did and you'd like to share your opinions, or if didn't and you'd like to tell us what would make you join next year, please fill out this survey by September 8th.  Help us make next year's program the best one yet!

Update 9/8: The survey has closed. Thank you for your interest.  If you have additional comments, please leave them below.

Free Job Search Workshop

Your Galena Park Branch has been hosting a series of informal Job Search Workshops. In this workshop, you will learn or take advantage or new techniques on conducting a strong and effective job search campaign.  Some of the methonds are very traditional as well as some great non tradatinal tips and strategies.  The workshokp will cover areas from developing an effective resume to having an excellent interview to that all important Thank You note.  All participants that attend our Job Search Workshop will receive a high quality job search workbook. Area job leads will also be provided.  The workshop will be conducted on Wednesday at 10:00 AM.  The JobSearch Workshop is being conducted with the help of the Texas Workforce Commission.