Libraries Need Your Help

HelpOn Tuesday, January 11, the Texas Legislature started their 2011 session.  The #1 thing on their agenda is covering a $27 billion budget shortfall.  We need your help to minimize the damage to libraries.  Please contact as many state senators and representatives as you can and let them know how important libraries are to you and your community.  You can find out who YOUR representatives are at the legislature’s “Who Represents Me?” page.  You can also fill out a "Texans Love Libraries" card here in the library and we'll pass it on to the legislators for you.  The Texas L

Celebrating Martin Luther King @ Your Library

 To help you find excellent reading materials about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. we have a display of selected books at the library for you to check out.  The library also has books about other people active in the Civil Rights movement as well as books about African-American history and heritage.  As always, if we don't have an item you would like, please let us interlibrary loan it for you.

Ear Buds for Sale

Ear budsDoes the idea of using the same library headphones as everybody else creep you out a little bit? If so, the Friends of the Library have an outstanding offer for you – your very own handy little ear buds for only $2! See any staff member to buy them.

Let there be light!

Sunshine has been on short supply lately and we thought that cleaning up the library windows might help with our winter blues.

Window

The Time Twisting mural has been removed and the library feels so much brighter now! Feel free to come in from the cold and find a sunny spot to sit in with a good book.

The Mysterious & Unknown

If you like to read about unusual events and places, please browse the titles we have in a new display at the library--"The Mysterious & the Unknown".  I bet you can find something to interest you and to enjoy reading about.  If you have an item you want to request, please ask at the circulation desk and we will interlibrary loan it for you.  Happy New Year and Happy Reading!