Free SAT Practice Test

pencils in a jarGetting ready to take the SAT? Need to improve your scores? This month the Princeton Review is hosting a free SAT practice test here at the library. The practice test will be offered on Saturday, September 18 from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Students will be given their scores and a detailed analysis the following Saturday, September 25 from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Registration is required.

Don’t forget: The library also has study guides! Check out this post for information on finding the best study guide for you.

For more information or to register for the test, call the Library at 832-559-4200.

Study Guides and Practice Tests

SAT, PSAT, ACT, ASVAB, Texes, TOEFL, THEA and more. For many of the tests you take in school and career, we have study guides and practice tests.

In physical form they are on the shelves behind the reference desk on the second floor of the library.

In virtual form they are on our website in the Learning Express Library database and in the NetLibrary database. You’ll need your library card and PIN to log in. Our best wishes for your success. 

Genealogy 201: Beyond the Basics

Our free training in genealogy detective work continues. If you have completed Genealogy 101 or if you have organized and done research on your own, we invite you to expand your skills. Rhonda Brewer, the Director of the Family History Library in Tomball, will explore genealogy websites, databases, search strategies, and other in-depth resources.

Classes will be held on September 11 in the Meeting Room L129, and on September 18 & 25 in Room L216 (Computer Lab); all classes are from 1-3 p.m. To register, call 832-559-4213 or drop by one of the Adult reference desks.

Photo by Flickr CC: Unlabeled ambrotype c. 1859, possibly Louisa Melvina (Countryman) June (1829-1920) and Elias C. June (1826-1891) of Jasper, New York: eaubscene

Upcoming Book Clubs @ Your Library

Next week, two of Tomball Library’s book clubs will hold their monthly meetings. Newcomers are always welcome, so join us for discussion and refreshments.

Children’s Dept. goes “Wild” over New Program!

Growing up Wild is a new wildlife and nature education program beginning Sept. 13th from 1:00-2:00 pm.

Children ages 3-7 and their parents can explore their sense of wonder about nature, wildlife and the world around them with crafts, music, math, science and conservation activities.

The program meets every second Monday of the month and is limited to 20 children and their parents.  Required registration begins one week in advance at the Children's Reference desk or by calling 832-559-4235.