iPads, Kindles & Nooks, Oh My!

Follow your HCPL crew down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City where we will guide you on using your iPad, Kindle, Nook or other eBook device to check out free ebooks& eaudiobooks. Bestowed with the courage to dive into this new technology, the brain power to indulge in a new era, and the heart to love the new literacy you have acquired, you will discover--there’s no place like the Tomball Library.

Wednesday, January 11 7:00-9:00 pm

Tuesday, January 17 9:00-11:00 am

Monday January 23 1:00-3:00 pm

Tax Season Begins Again

We've rolled out the tax forms. This year they are to the right of the front entrance on two mobile display units. As usual not all of the forms have been delivered yet, so here's a list of what we have.

Form 1040(Instructions 1040 ALL won't be in until the end of the month), Form 1040 A, Instruction 1040 A, Form 1040 EZ, Instruction 1040 EZ, and the big Publication 17--Your Federal Income Tax have arrived.

As well we have Schedules A, B, C, E, EIC, and SE and Form 1040 NR-EZ.

We  also have Forms 2441, 3903, and 5695.

And we have a supply of W2, W4, 1096, and 1099 Miscellaneous.

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Tax Aide program, where retired volunteers prepare simple tax submissions for elderly and low income people, begins Wednesday, February 1st and continues until Monday, April 16, every Monday (noon-4 pm), Wednesday (10-2), and Saturday (11-3) in our large meeting room, L 129.

You can also get printable forms from the Internal Revenue Service website, www.irs.gov. Click on 'Forms and Pubs' on the orange banner headline. 

Hey, Art Explorers!

...join us in the Children's Department for the 1st Art Explorers of the New Year!  On Monday, January 9th at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, January 10th at 4:30 pm, we'll have fun learning all about the art of Tissue Blending and Collage and create a landscape using these techniques!  Each session is limited to 20 children (2nd - 6th grade).  Call 832-559-4235 to register or for more information!

MAKE A BOX PUPPET!

Start  the New Year off right by coming to Craft Time in the Children's Department!  Using your imagination and creativity you'll have tons of fun making a puppet from [nothing but] a box!  This program will meet on Tuesday, January 3rd at 4:30 pm and is limited to 20 children (2nd - 6th grade).  Call 832-559-4235 to register and for more information!

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS IN CHILDREN'S!

 In the hustle and bustle of the week ahead, don't forget to bring the kids to the Library for some fun!

Monday, December 19th:  Baby Bounce - 10:30 am, Pokemon League - 6:00 pm. 

Tuesday, December 20th:  Toddler Time - 10:30 am. 

Wednesday, December 21st:  Toddler Time - 9:30 am, Preschool Story time - 10:30 am, Chess Club - 4:30 pm

Thursday, December 22nd:  Preschool Story time - 10:30 am

And, don't forget, we will close at 5:00 pm on Thursday, December 22nd for the holidays and reopen on Tuesday, December 27th at 8:00 am.

Happy Holidays from your Children's Department staff:  Lynn, Cheryl, Christie, Ann, Sylvia and Rachel!