This Week at the Library

2014 Summer Reading Program

The library will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, for the Labor Day holiday.

Get ready for Texas City Reads! Every year, the library picks a book for the community to read, ponder and discuss. This year's choice is Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain.

On Sept. 16, join us for a panel discussion on the topic of "Introverts vs. Extroverts: What Makes a Leader?" at the Nessler Center in the Alamo Room. You don't have to have read Quiet to enjoy the program! On Sept. 23, we'll have a book discussion on Quiet here at the library.

Our regularly scheduled Tuesday and Wednesday children's storytimes resume on Sept. 2. Our Thursday and Friday computer classes also start up again on Sept. 4.

Want to check out our ebooks but not sure how? Not to fear! OverDrive, the company through which we provide ebooks, has created an easy-to-use Help Page to get you started. Give their guides a try and if you're still having problems, please bring your device to the Reference Desk or call us at (409) 643-5977.

Did you know our online catalog is now available via smartphone app? It's called BookMyne, and it's available for mobile Apple devices like the iPhone, the iPod touch and the iPad in the iTunes App Store, and for Android devices at Google Play.

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