Tomball's Summer Reading Program Draw Winners

“Better luck next year!” she mused when, at the end of last summer, she discovered that she hadn’t won any HCPL Summer Reading Program prizes. Better luck indeed: LSC-Tomball Community Library customer Brandi Henri’s name was randomly drawn as one of the e-reader winners in this year’s Summer Reading Program prize draw. The Harris County Friends Council awarded her with a Kindle Paperwhite.  She is delighted that she won’t have to borrow her husband’s iPad anymore; now she has an e-reader of her own—which ironically, we presented to her on her wedding anniversary. Good fortune all round.
Brandi and her 3 year old daughter, Olivia, are prolific readers. They were thrilled that during one visit to the library this summe...

Chess Anyone?

 Well, maybe not anyone, but, certainly children ages 8 – 12 with a basic knowledge of the game are invited to come to the Children’s Department for a friendly game [or two, or three] of Chess!  This non-competitive club meets every Wednesday from 5:00 – 6:00 pm in the Children’s Activity room.  All the chess boards are provided and fun is guaranteed!  Call the Library at 832-559-4235 for more information!

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Business Success Seminars: Google Tools for Business

Learn how to use Google Tools to market your business! HCPL, in partnership with Lone Star College Tomball and the Lone Star Small Business Development Center, is offering three Friday sessions to improve profits in your business. The first one, this Friday, September 6th, will teach you how to use Google Tools to perform market research, create business listings, advertise locally, analyze website traffic, manage documents, and more. Lead by Doug Mansfield of Mansfield Marketing, it will be held in the library’s meeting room, L 129, at 1:30 p.m. No registration is needed; just drop in and profit!
 

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Art Explorers Around the World!

  On Monday, September 9th at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, September 10th at 4:30 pm, our artistic trek around the world begins in the United States!  Each month, children (grades *2nd  - 6th)  will “travel” to a fabulous country and learn about artists, art forms and create a one of a kind art project!  This month we’ll learn all about Quilling! This is a FREE program with all supplies provided!  Required registration will begin on Saturday, August 31st and is limited to 20 children for each session. Call the Library  at 832-559-4235 for more information or to register! *must turn 8 years old during the 2nd grade school year to particpate.

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Book Clubs News

Here’s what our book clubs are reading in September:
Afternoon Book Club (1st Tuesday, 3 pm): Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
Paranormal Book Club (2nd Monday, 7 pm):