Teen Volunteering

 

Want to volunteer this summer? Are you in middle school or high school? Well, Teen Volunteer Training is a must for you! On June 11th at 5:00, you can find out what it takes to be a volunteer at the library. We will cover your responsibilities and what you can expect when you arrive. This training is mandatory for all volunteers, and would look amazing on your college applications! See you there!

Expanded Hours at Five HCPL Branches

More time at your libraryOn June 1, 2014, customers of five Harris County Public Library branches will see an increase in their library’s operating hours. 

  • Galena Park, Northwest and South Houston branch libraries, which are currently closed on Fridays, will all be open Fridays 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Jacinto City and Stratford branches will add more weekend hours. They, along with all other HCPL locations, will be open Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Chess Club

This Thursday, May 8th at 4:30 pm will be the start of a new Chess Club.  We will meet once a month through August, so check the online calendar for future dates and times.  The club is informal and is for beginners who want to learn how to play as well as for those who know how to play but need strategy tips. It is recommended for children ages 7-12.

Book Sale April 26th!

Big sale

Northwest library is having a Book Sale on Saturday, April 26th, 2014, hosted by our Friends of the Library. Everyone is invited to come support your Northwest Library and enjoy the book sale.

We have gently-used hardcover and paperback books, CDs, DVDs and audio books, magazine, as well as NorthWest Library book bags and USB flash drives.

Give yourself the gift of helping out your library as well as getting that so desired book at a bargain price.  Remember, funds collected go straight back to the Northwest branch.

Words Carry Meaning

                  Words are very powerful and have a lasting effect. April is considered Poetry Month. Northwest is hosting the Author Kristen Clark. She is the author of 30 classic and vintage poems about butterflies. We look forward to seeing you at the library ready to listen on Saturday April 12 at 1:00 PM.