Monday, October 10, 2011

College Admissions Essay Workshop

College bound teens are invited to attend our College Admissions Essay Workshop this Thursday, October 13 at 7:00 pm. Dr. Beth Dennard of Bright Futures Consulting will lead the workshop and guide you through writing a successful admissions essay. Bring samples of any admissions essays you have been working on for some one on one guidance. To register, please call (281) 554-1102, or e-mail Lindsay.Faust@leaguecitylibrary.org


Monday, June 27, 2011

Mini LANDFILL Science Experiment!

Here is Ava T. holding her mini landfill!
She reports that the paper has already dissappeared, but the plastic is still there.

Mini Land

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

READ CLUBS START JUNE 4!!

You can print out your reading log from the Library's website starting June 4. It's easy-breezy!

Or you can pick up a log at the library, also starting June 4.

SOMETHING NEW FOR KIDS IN GRADES 1 - 5:
Win a trophy for your school this summer. Whichever school has the most kids that finish all four reading logs will win a trophy. We are giving away a huge stuffed white tiger in a drawing to one of the children from the winning school.

GREAT PRIZES! GREAT PROGRAMS! All at Helen Hall!!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

World Domination for Dummies

Our Teen Advisory Board has worked hard all school year on a film.  It premiered at our last meeting of the school year last night.  Check out what they've been up to!

video

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Inheritance by Christopher Paolini

If you haven't heard the news, it was announced last week that the fourth book in the Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini will be released on November 8th, 2011.  The cover art is pictured on the left.  The Press Release quotes Christopher Paolini saying, "The burning questions asked by fans around the world will finally be answered in this last installment, all will be revealed."
Catch up on the series, Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr are all available at Helen Hall Library in the Teen Science Fiction section.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

New in Teen Fiction

Girl, Stolen by April Henry

Sixteen year old Cheyenne is blind and sick with pneumonia. While sleeping in the back of the car waiting for her step mom to pick up a prescription, the car she is sleeping in is stolen. Before Cheyenne knows what is happening the car is being driven off, but the thief is unaware that she is in the back. This is a sticky situation for any sixteen year old, but especially a blind one.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

One of the oldest knitted artifacts is a sock!

Knitting dates back to 11th century Egypt!

Children in upper elementary grades can get started in this ancient craft.

A series of three free knitting classes starts at the library on Monday, January 24 from 6 - 7 pm. Register now by calling for details at 281-554-1115 or emailing patti.conrad@leaguecitylibrary.org