Summer Reading Programs - What Do You Think?

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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.

Help Select The Best Children's Books In Texas!!!

Do you homeschool your child/children?

Are your children in grades 3,4,5, or 6?

Would your children like to help select the best children's books in Texas?

If you answered YES to any of the above questions, please see our Children's Librarian, Billie or fill out an index card information sheet and turn it in at the Circulation Desk,  or  email me at for more information

Our Final Friday Family Movie of the Summer!!!

Can ya smell what Octavia's cooking??? Popcorn!! That's right folks, join us for the Final Friday Family movie on Friday, August 21, 2009. We'll be showing a very recently released dvd, with one of your favorite pro wrestler's turned actor. There are 196 requests for it, but you can see it HERE at 2:30 pm, the last Friday before school. And we provide the popcorn!!

Blue Bonnet Book Club

  Billie Bailey, our children's librarian, would like to start a Blue Bonnet Reading Club for home schooled children from 3rd grade to 6th grade.   Starting sometime in September, it will be an opportunity for home schooled children to meet and discuss award winning novels with their peers.  Please contact Ms Billie via email at bbailey@hcpl.netSmile


Read It and Eat it Book Club!

 We'll be having our monthly Read It And Eat It  book club on Saturday August 29, 2009 at 10:30 am.  The book we will be discussing will be Lucia, Lucia .  Copies are available at the Circulation Desk, including the book on cd.  We'll also be sampling Outrageous Brownies, and the recipe will be available so that you can enjoy them at home, too!!