Saturday, November 29, 2014

Christmas and New Years Schedule

The Memorial Park Library Branch will be adjusting its hours for the Christmas and New Year Holidays.  The Branch hours for the holidays will be as follows:

December 22 through December 24, 2014    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
December 25, 2014   CLOSED
December 26, 2014                                      1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
December 27, 2014                                      9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

December 29 through December 31, 2014    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
January     01, 2015   CLOSED
January     02, 2015                                      1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
January     03, 2015                                      9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The library will resume regular hours on Monday January 05, 2015.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Teen Hangout Schedule

 Memorial Park Library
3200 Copper
For more information please call:                  (915) 566-1034

Guess who's coming to town?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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 class.  Classes will begin on Wednesday August 13, 2014 and will last for seven weeks.  Classes will be held on 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.  

Please note that due to the Christmas and New Year Holidays classes will not be held on December 24, December 25, December 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015. 

Monday, October 27, 2014

Learning with LEGOS

LEGO Connect is an interactive learning program focusing on creativity and design.  This program is available here at 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

Teen Hangout

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

New Graphic Novels and Anime

  1. "Young Avengers" by Kieron Gillen
  2. "All new X-Men: Yesterday's X-Men" by Brian M. Bendis
  3. "Star Wars Legacy: Prisoner of the Floating World Book I" by Corinna Bechko 
  4. "Injustice Gods Among Us vol. 1" by Tom Taylor
  5. "Halo: Initiation" by Brian Reed
  6. "Olympians: Aphrodite Goddess of Love" by George O'Connor

New Young Adult Books

Young Adult Non-Fiction
  1. "Raspberry Pi Hacks" By Ruth Suehle and Tom Callaway.
  2. "Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Guys" By Ann Shoket.
  3. "Anatomy of SteamPunk" By Katherine Gleason.
  4. "Manga: The Monster book of Manga Gothic"
  5. "The Vision Book of Football Records 2014" By Clive Batty.
  6. "Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II" By Martin W. Sandler
Young Adult Fiction
  1. "Avalon" By Mindee Arnett.
  2. "Killing Woods" By Lucy Christopher.
  3. "I'm with Stupid" By Geoff Herbach.
  4. "No Angel" By Helen Keeble.
  5. "The Deepest Blue" By Kim Williams Justesen.
Spanish Young Adult Non-Fiction
     1. "Promesas de la Biblia para Chicas" 
     2. "Chicas tus suenos, tu identidad y tu mundo" por Carina Valerga

Spanish Young Adult Fiction

     1.  "Oksa Pollock y el bosque de los perdidos" por Anne Plichota
     2.  "Insurgente" por Veronica Roth
     3.  "Los Gatos Guerreros Los Cuatro Clanes" por Erin Hunter
     4.  "Marina" por Carlos Ruiz Zafon

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.