Celebrate Spring and Eric Carle!

Celebrate the first day of Spring on Thursday, March 20th, and the 45th Anniversary of the children's book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"!  Written in 1969 by Eric Carle, this all time favorite story follows the hungry caterpillar as it grows from egg to cocoon to a beautiful butterly! ...

AARP Tax Aide

taxesApril 15th is fast approaching! Have you filed your taxes yet? AARP continues to be at the library three times a week to help individuals with simple tax returns. Assistance is on a first come first serve basis, so get here early to secure your spot. AARP Tax Aide will be provided on Mondays from 12:00-4:00pm, Wednesdays from 10:00am-2:00pm and Saturdays from 11:00am-3:00pm until April 14.

Please bring these items with you:

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Rosemary Massey's Paintings in Room L-129

Our exhibiting artist this month is Rosemary Massey. Rosemary is a retired art teacher and native of Houston, who paints both landscapes and still lifes in watercolor and acrylic. Come and see her paintings in Room L 129 or online at http://rosemarymassey.vpweb.com/

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March Book Clubs

booksInterested in reading books and making new friends with similar interests? The library is here to help! Each month we have six exciting book clubs for adults, all geared towards different reading interests, and there is always room for new faces.

For more information about the book clubs or to pick up a copy of this month’s selection, stop by the first floor Reference Desk and talk to a librarian.

After Austen Book Club (Monday, March 31, 7:00 pm) The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen
Afternoon Book Discussion (Tuesday, April 1, 3:00 pm)

The Month of March Madness

Why do we love the month of March?

We have so many events and several holidays. It may seem hard to keep up. Even the term "March Madness" immediately makes one think of basketball and rightly so, the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is known as March Madness.  However, there are numerous other reasons to love the month of March. A few of the big ones are The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the start of Spring, Mardi Gras and of course, St. Patrick's Day.

Want to read about starting a Spring garden, the origins of Mardi Gras, why rodeo's are so popular or who is St. Patrick exactly and why do we have a day in his honor?

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