You've seen them around town, those over-sized bird houses filled with children's books. That's a Little Free Library. The concept is simple. You take a book, or bring a book to share. In this way, communities can share their love of reading, and circulate their favorite stories and novels. It's sort of like having a... Continue Reading →
To kick off a series of veteran interviews in anticipation of Memorial Day, we've spoken with Doctor Samuel D. Axelrad, M.D.. Dr. Axelrad is a veteran of The Vietnam War. He served as an army surgeon, commanding a Forward Medical Company in the First Air Cavalry. After returning to civilian life, he became a urologist. Now... Continue Reading →
Bellaire High School teacher, Jennifer Mathieu, is set to release her fourth young adult novel, Moxie, in September. As if that's not accomplishment enough, Amy Poehler has already bought film rights! Moxie is geared toward teens and young adults interested in underdog stories about fighting for equality and earning respect in a closed-minded environment. Set in a... Continue Reading →
Books Without Borders is an adult book club that reads both fiction and non-fiction books, highlighting the literature, culture, environment, and politics of various parts of the world. Each month a LSC-CyFair faculty member will introduce and facilitate the conversation in LRNC 131. Starting on Thursday, February 16, the library will offer an additional discussion each... Continue Reading →
This Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, The Friends of the Northwest Branch Library will hold a book sale, and everyone is invited! You’ll find gently-used books, CDs, and DVDs. All funds collected go to support the Northwest Branch, so come for the deals and support the library. Details: Cash / Check only. Prices depend on... Continue Reading →
In an age of online shopping, tablets and e-readers, book lovers can head to Tomball to grab a paper copy of a classic novel, literary guilty pleasure or an old favorite. When owner Barbara Bracksieck opened The Book Attic in 2002, she said she wanted a change from her career in property management but never... Continue Reading →
A teen with dwarfism has a big heart for making life easier and happier for others.
Who writes books, pens poetry, plays six different instruments, built her own harp and grandfather clocks, constructs miniature rooms, composes music, paints, designs jewelry, and has a knack for telling engaging stories? That would be Marcia Allen Bennett. Marica Allen Bennett is an award winning novelist who has published five children's books and one adult... Continue Reading →