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Alvin Reads

new books at the Alvin Branch


A monthly list featuring the top ten books loved by librarians across the U.S.

Angleton Library News

new books at the Angleton Branch

Manvel Library Times

What's Happpening at the Manvel Library

Armchair Travel

See the world without ever leaving your chair! Featuring the best in travel writing, this newsletter will take you all over the world. Bi-monthly.

Manvel Must-Reads

new books at the Manvel Branch


Hear ye, hear ye! Whether you're on the road or just like to multitask, these newsletters will be music to your ears. Bi-monthly.

More Than Books

additional resources and services available throughout the library system

BCLS Staff Picks

suggested titles from throughout the library system


Drawn to puzzles? These books will provide you with a steady stream of who-dun-its for your solving delight. Monthly.

Biography and Memoir

Walk a mile in someone else's shoes -- immerse yourself in the lives of the famous, the infamous, and the ever intriguing. Monthly.

Nature and Science

No equation, test tube, or leaf is left unexamined! Explore the wonders of our world with books that will quench your thirst for knowledge. Bi-Monthly.

Brazoria Buzz

new books at the Brazoria Branch

New Book Arrivals

all genres

Christian Fiction

Like a little faith with your fiction? These titles, representing a range of genres from historical fiction to romance to suspense, will hit the spot. Bi-monthly.

New York Times Fiction Bestsellers

An up-to-date list of the New York Times Fiction Bestsellers. Weekly.


Events and happenings at the Clute Library.

New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

An up-to-date list of the New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers. Weekly.

Danbury Don't Miss

new books at the Danbury Branch

Pearland Picks

new books at the Pearland Branch

Don't Miss DVDs

new DVD arrivals

Pearland Westside
Fantasy and Science Fiction

Whether fueled by magic or advanced technology, imagination is the engine of speculative fiction. This newsletter brings you the best of fantasy, science fiction, and everything in between. Monthly.

Picture Books

Looking for great picture books to share with the children in your life? You'll find books here that are sure to captivate the imaginations of kids ages 0-8. Monthly.

Fiction A to Z

Take a walk through the aisles of our general fiction section and discover a range of fascinating characters and stories to engage and enlighten. Monthly.

Popular Culture

If variety is the spice of life, this newsletter is the spice rack. We'll cover music, film, sports, clothing, and all the other stuff that makes life interesting. Bi-monthly.

Food & Cooking

a selection of new cookbooks

PURR: Paranormal Undead Romance Readers

books you can really sink your teeth into

Freeport Favorites

new books at the Freeport Branch


Flirt with romance--whether you like your lovin' with ghosts, spies, or knights in shining armor, this newsletter will deliver, sealed with a kiss. Monthly.

Graphic Novels

a selection of new comics and graphic novels

Spanish-language Books = Libros en espanol

libros nuevos en espanol para leer

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

Stretch your muscles and your mind with our selection of books that explore the financial, physical, and philosophical challenges in life. Bi-monthly.

Spirituality and Religion

Looking inward, outward, or upward? All manner of devotional and spiritual books will be featured in this newsletter, to inform, enlighten, and engage. Bi-monthly.

Historical Fiction

Do you prefer novels with period detail? Become part of history, without having to slop through the mud or face the guillotine yourself. Monthly.

Sweeny Bulldog Books

new books at the Sweeny Branch

Home, Garden, and DIY

Whether you wield a hammer, whisk, spade, or crochet hook, this newsletter will keep you busy with a constant stream of projects. Bi-monthly.

Teen Scene

All types of fiction for those who want to imagine different realities -- and nonfiction for those who are trying to understand ours! For high school readers age 14 and up. Monthly.


If you feel that no day is complete without uncertainty, terror or blind panic -- fictional, of course -- the books featured here are sure to send chills down your spine. Bi-monthly.

Thrillers and Suspense

Footsteps behind you... Conspiracy theories... A race against time... Horrific consequences... If you're seeking white knuckles and a racing heart, you've come to the right place. Monthly.

I Despised This!

a selection of books & movies that library staff did not like

West Columbia
Kids' Books

Find out what’s new and cool! We’ll suggest fun and fascinating fiction (and great nonfiction, too) for kids in elementary school, ages 8-11. Monthly.


a round-up of new titles about the Old West

Lake Jackson
Large Print Titles

a selection of new large print books

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