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Not Your Average Museums

Air TerminalAre you 50+?  If so, join your neighbors when they visit the National Museum of Funeral History and the 1940 Air Terminal Museum on Wednesday, August 27.  The National Museum of Funeral History includes an exhibit Celebrating the Lives and Deat

Free Computer Classes for September

LaptopBeginner Word 2013, Saturday, 9/6, 11:00
Intermediate Word 2013, Saturday, 9/6, 2:00
LinkedIn, Monday, 9/8, 4:00
Facebook, Wednesday, 9/10, 4:00
Computer Basics, Monday, 9/15, 4:00
PowerPoint 2013, Saturday, 9/20, 11:00
Beginner Internet, Monday, 9/22, 4:00
Beginner Excel, Wednesday, 9/24, 2:30
Intermediate Excel, Monday, 9/29, 4:00

Our Favorite Summer Reads

Although summer is not quite over, the official summer reading program is coming to a close.  Of all the books that you had time to read, or listen to, this summer, which was the best?  Check out our staff picks, and let us know if you agree or disagree.

 

 

 

Back to School @ Your Library

It's that time of the year again!  Summer vacation is coming to an end and school will be starting soon.  Kids will be going back to class and some teens will be off to college.  For those of you starting college, the library has some helpful resources for making your time at college successful and rewarding.  Please browse our display, "College Bound."  For those of you going to local schools, please browse our displ

Fortunately & Unfortunately Stories @ Preschool Storytime

Do you remember how sometimes you feel that you are experiencing both good luck and bad luck at the same time?  And that it feels like some things are good news while some are bad news?  Fortunately, there are various picture book stories about good luck/bad luck and good news/bad news to read and share. Please join us for our Preschool Storytime on Tuesday, August 12, at 10:30 AM in the library meeting room as we share some of these picture book stories, along with

The Rewards of Summer Reading

Have you picked up your summer reading prizes yet?  You have through Saturday August 9 to register and log your summer reading, and then one more week to pick up your prizes.  Remember that you can count audiobooks and any books that you read aloud to others, as well as required school reading.  Prize quantities are limited.  Visit Summer Reading is F

Egypt--Can You Dig It?

Please join us on Tuesday, August 5, at 2:00 PM in the library's meeting room for a special presentation about Ancient Egypt by the Houston Museum of Natural Science.  You can learn about life in Ancient Egypt and especially about the art and science of Egyptian mummies.  This is a program you can really get wrapped up in!  And while you are in the library, please browse our special display on Ancient Egypt, "Can You Dig It?"  See you

Are You Signed Up?

SRP 2014Are you signed up for HCPL’s Summer Reading Program? If you are, congratulations! You can get free stuff and read book reviews written by your neighbors. They’ll give you great ideas for your future reading!

Dog Days of Summer Reading

How are you spending the dog days of summer?  How about some fun stories to enjoy while you’re keeping cool?  Stop by the Fairbanks Library and check out our “Happy Tails” display, featuring a selection of dog themed picture books.  Here are just a few of the titles currently checked in at Fairbanks.

 

 

Zumba!!

ZumbaIf you’ve never attended a Zumba class with Otilia Gonzalez, you’re really missing out!  You can burn off a bunch of calories and have a blast doing it.  Join us at 2:00 pm tomorrow (Thursday, 7/24) and see for yourself.  After all, it’s way too hot to exercise outside!

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