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Location: Houston, TX 77006, United States

Little Libraries

There are 15 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

Libreria Espanola (0.1 miles)
620 W Alabama St, Houston, TX
1011 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77006
1100 W. Main, Houston, TX 77006
4100 Montrose, Houston, TX 77006
2424 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
1520 Sul Ross St., Houston, TX 77006-4730
1515 Sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006
3610 Fannin St, Houston, TX
2001 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006-1299
Greg Newton Books (0.8 miles)
20 Pinedale St, Houston, TX 77006
5600 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77265-6826
5600 Fannin at Ewing, Houston, TX 77265-6826
1300 Victor Street, Houston, Texas 77019
5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005
6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005-1892
3820 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, Texas 77098
2126 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX
2030 West Gray Street, Houston, Texas 77019
Brown Book Shop (1.6 miles)
1517 San Jacinto St, Houston, TX 77002
500 McKinney, Houston, TX 77002
550 McKinney, Houston, TX 77002
Murder By The Book (1.8 miles)
2342 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77005

Local events

Oct
1
LIFE Workshop - Sculpture and Remembrance
Gulf Coast Reads book Remember Ben Clayton by Stephen Harrigan deals with a father who commissions a sculpture of his son who died in World War I. Forensic sculptor, Amanda Danning, explores creativity and sculpture and what makes art memorable.

Categories: Adult Program, Adults, Seniors

LRNC 131 (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
1
LIFE Program: Sculpture and Remembrance
Harris County Public Library, Wednesday, October 1 at 10am
The Gulf Coast Reads book Remember Ben Clayton by Stephen Harrigan deals with a father who commissions a sculpture of his son who died in World War I. Forensic sculptor, Amanda Danning, explores creativity and sculpture and what makes art memorable.

Categories: Gulf Coast Reads, Adults

Harris County - Cy-Fair College Branch (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
1
West University Book Discussion Group
Please join us to discuss Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History, by S.C. Gwynne.

Categories: NONE, Adults

Senior Services, 6104 Auden (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
1
Gulf Coast Reads Book Discussion
Harris County Public Library, Wednesday, October 1 at 11am
We will discuss the book Empire of the Summer Moon:

Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful

Indian Tribe in American History.

Categories: Gulf Coast Reads - Book Discussion, Adults

Harris County - West University Branch (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
1
Spin-a-Yarn Club
Bring along your crochet, knitting or other handiwork project, as we gather to talk about books, crafts, and anything else on our minds! This 'hook and book' club meets Wednesdays at 2 pm and at 6 pm. Come to either or both sessions!

Categories: Craft, Adults (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
1
Tyler Whitesides
Blue Willow Bookshop, Wednesday, October 1 at 5pm
What: Tyler Whitesides will discuss and sign STRIKE OF THE SWEEPERS, his newest novel in the JANITORS series for kids. When: Wednesday, October 1, 5:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas, 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Tyler Whitesides, please purchase STRIKE OF THE SWEEPERS from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: Tyler Whitesides worked as a janitor at an elementary school to put himself through college. He graduated from Utah State with a degree in Music. In addition to writing novels, Tyler is an avid composer and arranger of instrumental music. He and his wife who teaches third grade live in Logan, Utah. Book: The stakes have never been higher, and you've never seen squeegees do this before! It is a wild and slightly unsanitary ride as Spencer, Daisy, and the rebels find themselves chased by Mr. Clean's new and terrifying breed of toxite: the Sweepers. Time is short. With the fabled Manualis Custodem in hand, Spencer must figure out how to summon the founding witches if they ever hope to mop up and save education. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Tyler’s book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of his book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. Attachment Size TylerWhitesidesThumb.jpg 23.56 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
1
Bear Creek Book Club
We will Discuss - Twas the Night After Christmas by Sabrina Jeffries

Categories: Book Discussion, All Ages (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
2
Story Time
Blue Willow Bookshop, Thursday, October 2 at 10am
Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. We read stories, sing songs, and do an art activity. The themes change weekly. This storytime is great for toddlers and preschoolers.

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Oct
2
Remember Ben Clayton Historical Fiction Book Club
Harris County Public Library, Thursday, October 2 at 1pm
Texas rancher Lamar Clayton commissions Gil Gilheaney to sculpt a statue of his son, Ben, who died in a battle during World War I, but Gilheaney finds the that Clayton and his son have a complicated past

Categories: Gulf Coast Reads - Book Discussion, Adults

Harris County - Cy-Fair College Branch (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
2
Wildcat Way Bookfair
Bookfair, Children's Event You're invited to Barnes & Noble for a bookfair. Join us on October 2 after the open house from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Student and teacher wish lists will be available. Take your picture with our special guest a Ninja Mutant Turtle. Raffles and refreshments. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Oct
2
Kathy Reichs at the HMNS
Murder By The Book, Thursday, October 2 at 6:30pm
Murder By The Book is working with the Houston Museum of Natural Science to present an event with Kathy Reichs.

Tickets are $35 if purchased by September 22, and $40 starting September 23. The ticket price includes a copy of Reich's latest book, Bones Never Lie.

Tickests are available on the Houston Museum of Natural Science's Website: http://store.hmns.org/Selection.aspx?sch=631479

Can't make the event? You can order a signed / inscribed copy of Bones Never Lie below.

Location: Street: Houston Museum of Natural Science Additional: 5555 Hermann Park Dr. City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77030 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
2
Kathy Reichs
Wortham IMAX Movie Theater, Thursday, October 2 at 6:30pm
Kathy Reichs (added from Random House)
Oct
2
Tracey Laird - AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: A HISTORY
Brazos Bookstore, Thursday, October 2 at 7pm
Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Oct
4
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Join us for the First Colony Friends of the Library Book Sale. Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, DVD's, CD's, Paperback books available.

Categories: Adult Special Program

Meeting Room (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
4
Kindle Reader workshop
Learning to download books on your device

Categories: Adult Program, Adults

Meeting Room (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
4
Story Time
Brazos Bookstore, Saturday, October 4 at 10:30am
SPECIAL STORYTIME ALERT: OCTOBER 4 IS THE ACTUAL DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT!

You read that right- October 4th is the actual day that the crayons in Drew Dewalt's mega-hit The Day the Crayons Quit...quit! Join us at 10:30am for a special reading of the book, creative crayon crafts, and snacks! I even heard a rumor...don't quote me on this...that there will be crayon costumes on that crazy Brazos storytime lady, Mary-Catherine. You will not want to miss this day to celebrate one of the most clever and beloved picture books out there!

Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
4
Gulf Coast Reads Book Discussion
Our book discussion is about this year's Gulf Coast Reads tile, Remember Ben Clayton by Stephen Harrigan. Please join us if you've read the book or listened to the book.

Categories: Gulf Coast Reads - Book Discussion, Adults, Teens

Meeting Room (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
4
Bookwalk
As a part of CreekFest, come and enjoy the library's bookwalk. It is just like a cakewalk, but with books.

Categories: Adult Program, All Ages

Earl Elliott Room (Foyer) (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
4
11:00a.m._ Book Club_Talk Back!
This book club is for general fiction lovers. We meet the first Saturday of the month from 11:00am -12:00pm.

Categories: Book Club

Conference Room (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
4
Danielle Walker
Blue Willow Bookshop, Saturday, October 4 at 2pm
What: Danielle Walker will meet and greet fans as she signs her new cookbook, Danielle Walker’S AGAINST ALL GRAIN: MEALS MADE SIMPLE. When: Saturday, October 4, 2:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas, 77079 Admission: This is a ticketed event. In order to attend this event with Danielle Walker, please purchase Danielle Walker’S AGAINST ALL GRAIN: MEALS MADE SIMPLE from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: Food blogger and author of the New York Times best-selling cookbook, AGAINST ALL GRAIN (www.againstallgrain.com), Danielle Walker, is the new face of grain-free cooking. A self-trained chef, Danielle tempts a range of appetites with her innovative, accessible Paleo-influenced recipes that are not only healthy and delicious, but are also credited for saving her life. Paying homage to the dishes she loved from her pre-Paleo days, she imaginatively recreates all of her favorites without grains, gluten and most times, dairy. Book: Beloved food blogger and "New York Times" bestselling author Danielle Walker is back with over 100 new Paleo recipes in her sophomore cookbook, MEALS MADE SIMPLE, a collection of gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo-friendly recipes for easy weeknight meals. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Danielle’s book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of her book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. Attachment Size Danielle_Walker_Thumb.jpg 23.95 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
4
Gulf Coast Reads Book Discussion
Discussion of Remember Ben Clayton by Stephen Harrigan.

Categories: Gulf Coast Reads - Book Discussion, Adults

Meeting Room (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
4
Deborah Coonts
Murder By The Book, Saturday, October 4 at 4:30pm
Deborah Coonts will sign and discuss Lucky Catch (Cool Guy Publishing; $11.99). PBO

Deborah Coonts has built her own business, practiced law, flown airplanes, written a humor column for a national magazine, and survived a teenager.

This series is HIGHLY recommended by John and Brenda!

Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Oct
5
Tomie de Paola
Blue Willow Bookshop, Sunday, October 5 at 5pm
What: Tomie de Paola will discuss and sign Jack, his newest picture book. When: Wednesday, October 5, 5:00 pm Where: 725 Bateswood Drive, Houston, TX 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Tomie de Paola, please purchase Jack from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: With over 15 million books in print, Tomie dePaola is one of the most beloved creators of children’s literature today. His many accolades include winning the Caldecott Honor Award for STREGA NONA, the Newbery Honor Award for 26 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE, the 2011 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contribution to children’s literature and, most recently, the 2012 Society of Illustrators Lifetime Achievement Award. Tomie dePaola is one of only five author/illustrators to be awarded a Newbery Honor and a Caldecott Honor. He has written and illustrated over 200 books in his 40 years in book publishing. Book: Beloved author-illustrator Tomie dePaola's take on traditional "Jack tales"--in which a young hero ventures out to seek his fortune and gains it through luck or pluck--is perfect for preschoolers. When Jack sets out to see the world and find a place of his own, he's surprised to attract a following of enthusiastic animal friends eager to join him on his quest. Jack and his entourage all have high hopes that they will find just what they are looking for as they travel on their merry way. Children will delight in the cumulative chorus of animal sounds as the pages get more and more crowded with the residents of this delightful kingdom. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Tomie’s book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of her book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. Attachment Size Jack.jpg 23.7 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Oct
6
Between the Covers Book Club
Need a break from the typical book club? Then Between the Covers is for you! Join us as we discuss our favorite romance books. Paranormal, Historical, Adventure, Urban… nothing is safe from this group of daring readers. Bring your current romance book or a favorite to share.

Categories: Book Discussion, Adults

Meeting Room (added from RSS Feed)
Oct
6
James Ellroy - PERFIDIA
Brazos Bookstore, Monday, October 6 at 7pm
Location: Street: 2421 Bissonnet St City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005-1451 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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