Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Teen Hangout Schedule

 Memorial Park Library
3200 Copper
For more information please call:
http://library-memorialpark.blogspot.com/2014/11/teen-hangout-schedule.html           (915) 566-1034

Recommended E-books

                                      Checkout these E-books from the El Paso Public Library.



2014 YALSA Teens' Top Ten

  1. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell 
  2. Splintered by A.G. Howard 
  3. The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson
  4. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey 
  5. Monument 14: Sky on Fire by Emmy Laybourne
  6. Earth Girl by Janet Edwards
  7. The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
  8. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
  9. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
  10. The Eye of Minds by James Dashner

Learning with LEGOS

LEGO Connect is an interactive learning program focusing on creativity and design.  This program is available here at the Memorial Park Library branch every second and third Friday of each month from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM.  Age appropriate LEGOS will be provided.  Please do not bring your own.


LEGOS Connect Rules
1.      Have fun.
2.   Parents and caregivers are welcome to build with their children.
3.   Please do not bring your own LEGOs to the program. 
4.   LEGOS must be shared  Respect each other’s work.
5.   Everyone helps with clean up at the end of the program.

For more information please call (915) 566-1030

El Paso Ready to Read / Cada Nino Listo a Leer

Stories and Activities for Children

Toddlers Story Time

Ages 3 to 5 years / Edad 3 a 5 anos
Tuesdays/Martes - 11AM

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3 to 5 years / Edad 3 a 5 anos
Wednesdays/Miercoles 11AM

Family Story Time

All ages / Todas Las edades
Saturdays/Sabados 11AM

Recommended Young Adult books at this library

1. "EverTrue" by Brodi Ashton.
2. "Perfect Ruin" by Lauren Destefano.
3. "Revealed" by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast.
4. "Shooting with Soul 44 Photography Exercises..." by Alessandra Cave.
5. "The History of Jazz" by Stuart A. Kallen.

Internet Access and Computer Classes

Need to use the Internet?

The Memorial Park Branch Library offers free Internet access. We provide access to eighteen public internet computers, 10 internet laptops, and access to free WiFi.  So come on in and sign-up today or bring in your laptop, tablet or other WiFi enabled device and enjoy free internet access.  Please note that our computers automatically shut down 15 minutes prior to closing every day.

Basic Computer Classes

Don't know how to use a computer and are interested in learning. Then stop by the Reference desk and sign up now for our next Basic Computer class.  Classes are held Wednesdays from 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM and Thursdays from 10:00 AM. to 11:00 AM.  Classes are free.  For more information please call 566-1034.  

Books at the Park Bookstore

Visit the Books at the Park Bookstore and browse through their gently used book collection, videos, CD's and audio books.  Book Store Hours are:
Tuesday            1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday      1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Thursday          1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Friday                Closed
Saturday           1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday              Closed

For more information please call 564-9045

New Graphic Novels and Anime

  1. "Wolverine: The Dying Game" by Larry Hama
  2. "Guardians of the Galaxy" by Bendis Pichelli
  3. "Star Wars Darth Vader: Shadows and Secrets" by Kieron Gillen 
  4. "Simpsons Comics Colossal Compendium" by Matt Groening
  5. "The Walking Dead: All Out War" by Robert Kirkman
  6. "All New Xmen" by Bendis Immonen
  7. "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens

Friday, February 26, 2016

Annual Teen Poetry Contest

Teens and tweens, grades 7 - 12, can enter the Poetry Contest.  Entries may be submitted in English or Spanish.  Winners and honorable mentions from each branch library will be invited to attend an awards ceremony.  Each of the invited guests will have an opportunity to read their poem for the audience.  All selected poems will be published in an official Poetry Contest booklet.  Teachers are welcome to encourage their students to participate.  To enter fill out and submit an official form either electronically or in person.  The form and the official rules can be downloaded below.  Entries must be submitted no later than Saturday April 23, 2016.