Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Bluebonnet Reading

Thursday, August 30th at 4pm
Bluebonnet reading - Pompeii: Lost and Found

Monday, August 27, 2007

Weekly Storytimes

Lap Sit
Tuesdays, 10:00 am – 10:30 am
For babies who are not yet walking. Ten minutes of songs, rhymes and
games designed for infants sitting in a parent’s lap, then free play.

Mother Goose
Wednesdays , 10:00 am – 10:30 am
For babies who have started walking. Ten minutes based on nursery rhymes and other pre-literacy skills, designed for babies who can walk without help, then free play.

Toddler Time
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10:45 am – 11:05 am
Recommended for 2 to 3 year olds. A different story
each week.

PreSchool Storytime
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 11:30 am – Noon

Recommended for 3 to 5 year olds. Different stories each week.

New Titles This Week!

Check out the new books arriving this week! To place a hold on any book, please call us at 817-748-8243.

The Wheel of Darkness by Douglas Preston

FBI Special Agent Pendergast and Constance are in Tibet visiting a remote monastery when they learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been stolen. Pendergast agrees to find it. Little does he know that the trail will lead he and Constance to the maiden voyage of the 'Queen Victoria,' the world's largest, most luxurious passenger liner and to terror on the high seas of the Atlantic.

Drop Shot by Harlan Coben

Once the former tennis star found shot dead outside the stadium had a skyrocketing career. Now, the headlines were being made by another young player from the wrong side of the tracks. When sports agent Myron Bolitar investigates her murder, he uncovers a connection between the two players and a second murder long hidden. Suddenly Myron's in over his head as a dirty U.S. senator, a jealous mother, a desperate killer, and the mob are all drawn into the case.

Bones to Ashes by Kathy Reichs

The discovery of a young girl's skeleton in Acadia, Canada, is more than just another case to Tempe Brennan. The body could be her childhood friend, Evangeline, who had disappeared when they were eight years old. Tempe couldn't understand why she was warned not to search for Evangeline when she disappeared all those years ago. Meanwhile, Tempe's beau, Ryan, investigates a series of cold cases, in which two girls were dead and three were missing. Using the latest forensic anthropology Tempe hunts down a serial killer.

Monday, August 20, 2007

New Titles This Week!

Check out the new books arriving this week! To place a hold on any book, please call us at 817-748-8243.

The Burnt House by Faye Kellerman
Following the crash of a commuter plane into an apartment building, Los Angeles Police Lt. Peter Decker tried to calm the people of the community, although he had many unanswered questions. Was it terrorism or mechanical failure? Months afterward, he still had no answers. With all the bodies recovered except Roseanne Dresden, the flight attendant, Roseanne's parents insisted foul play was involved. The investigation leads Decker and Rina down dangerous pathways filled with dead ends and deadly consequences.

Sanctuary by Raymound Khoury
Naples, 1750. Three men burst into a man's home demanding that he reveal his closely guarded secret. The man escapes, leaving behind a raging pursuer. Iraq, 2003. A U.S. Army unit discovers the hidden lab of a Mengele-like scientist and dozens of bodies of men, women, and children. The symbol of a snake devouring its own tail is scratched on a cell wall. Lebanon, 2006. Martha Hammond, an archaeology professor, is kidnapped. These three storylines collide to reveal hidden knowledge that has been pursued for centuries.

Still Summer by Jacquelyn Mitchard
Tracy, Olivia, and Holly had been the 'it' girls back in their high school days. Everyone wanted to be like them or know them. Now, 20 years later, their friendship still flourished. When Olivia's wealthy husband died, she suggested a reunion cruise to the Caribbean on her luxury sailboat. What should have been a wonderful adventure instead turned deadly and they soon found themselves in a fight for survival as they battled the elements, dwindling food and water supplies, modern day piracy, and their own frailties.

Monday, August 13, 2007

New Titles This Week!

Check out the new books arriving this week! To place a hold on any book, please call us at 817-748-8243.

Play Dirty by Sandra Brown
Griff Burkett had once had a million dollar contract to play football for the Dallas Cowboys. At the end of his career, deep in debt, he took a bribe to throw a game and discovered it was an FBI sting. After being released from jail, he was summoned to the mansion of a millionaire airline owner who had been crippled in a car accident and now wanted Griff’s help. He agreed only to discover that he had been set up.

Hard Call by John McCain
'Hard Call' pays tribute to men and women in circumstances who have exemplified composure, wisdom, and intellect in the face of tough decisions. Some include: Henry Ford's decision to sacrifice his company's competitive edge by reducing the work day and guaranteeing a minimum wage; Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's decision to return to war-torn Liberia after receiving an economics degree from Harvard, and Branch Rickey's decision to offer Jackie Robinson a contract to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the face of public opposition.

Force of Nature by Suzanne Brockman
When P.I. Ric Alvarado and his assistant, Annie Dugan, prevent a client from murdering the son of Florida crime lord Gordon Burns, they suddenly find themselves welcome in Burns' inner sanctum: not necessarily a good thing, according to the FBI. They believe Burns has been smuggling terrorists into the U.S. and may be responsible for the disappearance of their undercover agent. As Ric and Annie try to resist growing feelings for one another, they begin a dangerous hunt, threatening their lives and the country's safety.

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Summer Reading Club Events

Monday, August 13th
2 pm
Make-and-Take Crafts: Suprise Theme

Thursday, August 16th
Back to School Bash!
Super Dave & Big Ern

Summer Reading Club Ends August 18th - Don't forget to turn in your reading logs and claim all your prizes!

Monday, August 06, 2007

New Titles This Week!

Check out the new books arriving this week! To place a hold on any book, please call us at 817-748-8243.

The Careful Use of Compliments by Alexander Smith
Although Isabel Dalhousie is now a mother, her curiosity does not diminish and soon she finds herself involved in a puzzling case of an artist who may or may not be dead. While the artist had disappeared years earlier and was later presumed dead, his paintings had been showing up at art shows frequently. Was the artist still alive somewhere? Were the paintings forgeries? Isabel plans to find out.

Eclipse by Stephanie Meyer
As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob . With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death. But which is which?

Devil May Cry by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Sin is an ancient god whose godhead was stolen by Artemis. Ever since that moment, he's done nothing but plot his revenge. When a chance meeting gives him the opportunity he's been waiting for he seizes it without hesitation. But things aren't what they appear and suddenly the hunter finds himself the hunted.

Sunday, August 05, 2007

Summer Reading Club Events This Week!

Monday, August 6th at 2 pm
Make-and-Take Crafts: Pirate Theme

Tuesday, August 7th at 2 pm

Pirate Magic by Brett Roberts

Thursday, August 9th at 2pm
Bluebonnet Reading: George Krum & the Saratoga Chip
Ballet of the Elephants

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Summer Day Camps

Einstein 3
August 6 - 10Ages 6-10
9 am to 12 pm $90
This is a high interest math and science camp incorporating hands-on activities, critical thinking and problem solving. Participants will learn with Egg-speriments, Rock Study, Mixtures, Solutions and Reactions and more! An additional $30 fee is payable to the instructor the first day of class.