Posts Tagged: library life

Kanopy comes to HCPL: Free Access to a Huge Collection of Documentaries, Foreign and Classic Films

Have you heard of Kanopy? It’s a film streaming site that began in Australia in 2008 and shares over 26,000 films annually. Unlike other streaming services this one focuses on high quality, must-see classics, indies, foreign and documentary films. It

Kanopy comes to HCPL: Free Access to a Huge Collection of Documentaries, Foreign and Classic Films

Have you heard of Kanopy? It’s a film streaming site that began in Australia in 2008 and shares over 26,000 films annually. Unlike other streaming services this one focuses on high quality, must-see classics, indies, foreign and documentary films. It

“I’m Sunny” is Worlds of Wonderful

Straightening the library today I came upon a board book which was made by the powerhouse graphic novel duo, Jennifer and Matthew Holm. It’s called I’m Sunny! and is a pure delight. More than just an intro to comic books,

“I’m Sunny” is Worlds of Wonderful

Straightening the library today I came upon a board book which was made by the powerhouse graphic novel duo, Jennifer and Matthew Holm. It’s called I’m Sunny! and is a pure delight. More than just an intro to comic books,

“Reading Without Walls Challenge” Winners at Tomball Library – Will You Take the Challenge?

Designed by author/illustrator and the National Ambassador to Children’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, The Reading Without Walls Challenge helps to build empathy, expand your perspective of the world and introduce you to new things. The initiative began last April and

“Reading Without Walls Challenge” Winners at Tomball Library – Will You Take the Challenge?

Designed by author/illustrator and the National Ambassador to Children’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, The Reading Without Walls Challenge helps to build empathy, expand your perspective of the world and introduce you to new things. The initiative began last April and

Star Wars Reads Day – Saturday October 8 at Tomball Lone Star Library

Stormtroopers, food, free books, Jedi training, posters- and did I mention FREE?!  Join us on Saturday October 8, at the Tomball Lone Star Library from 1-4 for Star Wars Reads Day. We have books to give away, books you can

Star Wars Reads Day – Saturday October 8 at Tomball Lone Star Library

Stormtroopers, food, free books, Jedi training, posters- and did I mention FREE?!  Join us on Saturday October 8, at the Tomball Lone Star Library from 1-4 for Star Wars Reads Day. We have books to give away, books you can

Weird & Wonderful Wordless Books

When one thinks of wordless picture books, the names David Wiesner, and Shaun Tan, come to mind. Dig a bit deeper and there are all sorts of wordless wonders waiting to be read. Before After by Anne-Margot Ramstein, and Matthias

Weird & Wonderful Wordless Books

When one thinks of wordless picture books, the names David Wiesner, and Shaun Tan, come to mind. Dig a bit deeper and there are all sorts of wordless wonders waiting to be read. Before After by Anne-Margot Ramstein, and Matthias

A Timeless Picture Book, “Peace”Encourages All to Strive for More

At a time when our country has almost daily reports of unnecessary violence, a call to peace is always welcome. In 2013, illustrator Wendy Anderson Halperin, pondered the path to Peace. She uses illustrations, historical quotes and a simple theory. Her theory,

A Timeless Picture Book, “Peace”Encourages All to Strive for More

At a time when our country has almost daily reports of unnecessary violence, a call to peace is always welcome. In 2013, illustrator Wendy Anderson Halperin, pondered the path to Peace. She uses illustrations, historical quotes and a simple theory. Her theory,

“Ballad” is Strange and Satisfying Work of Art Disguised as a Children’s Book

Ballad is a pleasure to hold. Measuring 1.2 x 5.5 x 7 inches, the book is both tiny and thick. The hardcover binding immediately gives a tactile pleasure to the reader with its textured surface. The pleasures continue with print-block

“Ballad” is Strange and Satisfying Work of Art Disguised as a Children’s Book

Ballad is a pleasure to hold. Measuring 1.2 x 5.5 x 7 inches, the book is both tiny and thick. The hardcover binding immediately gives a tactile pleasure to the reader with its textured surface. The pleasures continue with print-block