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Library Closed July 4

Wishing everyone a safe and fun 4th of July! The library closes early at 5 pm on July 3 and is closed all day July 4. You have access to your account online as well as digital selections by visiting and having your library card number and pin. Library items are not due days the library is closed.

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Annual Meeting, May 14, 4 pm

You are cordially invited to the Friends of the Atascocita Library Annual Meeting, on Tuesday, May 14, at 4:00PM in the children’s area of the Atascocita Library. There will be a very short business meeting to elect officers and present the 2019-2020 budget for next year.

The program will include a special book donation to the Atascocita Library by representatives of the Kingwood Republican Women’s Club.

There will be a presentation with the family of Donna Prosser, for the Donor Wall.

Our dedicated FOAL volunteers, including those participating in corporate volunteer involvement grant programs, will receive recognition. There will also be a presentation of books donated to the Atascocita Library, by FOAL, in honor of board members and volunteers from ExxonMobil and Best Buy Atascocita,

Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.

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In Memoriam: Donna Marlene Prosser (1945 – 2018)

The Friends of the Atascocita Library(FOAL) has lost a dedicated board member who volunteered tirelessly for the betterment of the Atascocita Library and the community.

Donna moved from California to Atascocita about 10 years ago, when she retired after a distinguished career as Western Division Administrative Manager for Perennial Sales Company, a Division of Seagram’s.

She began volunteering at the Atascocita Library as a shelf reader, helping keep the library’s shelved book collection in order. Then Donna joined FOAL as the recording secretary and volunteer hours recorder, where she not only kept the minutes of the monthly meetings in a concise manner, but kept an up to date record of all FOAL volunteer hours, including comparison statistics for previous years.

Donna was always available to help with used book sales, volunteering many hours setting up, working during the sales, and packing up. Library patron counts were also included in her volunteer duties, meticulously recording patron library usage.

Donna was also a dedicated volunteer with the Airport Ambassadors at Houston Intercontinental Airport, where she was named volunteer of the year. She helped as many as 500 travelers a day, to find their way around the busy airport.

Donna was a proud mother of two sons and grandmother to three grandchildren.

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AmazonSmile special

Through Nov 2, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to Friends of the Atascocita Library when you shop at #AmazonSmile #StartWithaSmile

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FOAL Annual Book Sale August 18!


The Friends of the Atascocita Library(FOAL) will hold a used book sale Saturday, August 18, from 10AM – 5PM at the Atascocita Library, 19520 Pinehurst Trail Dr.  Individuals with disabilities may shop from 9AM -10AM. Preview sale for FOAL members is Friday evening from 5PM-7PM, with memberships available at the door. There is a large selection including teaching materials, children’s, fiction and nonfiction, hard backs and paperbacks, 25¢ music CD’s, 25¢ magazines, and much more. Most are priced at $.50 – $1.00. FOAL reusable book bags are available for $3. Donations of used books & magazines are welcome anytime during regular library hours. No wheeled carts or strollers due to space limitations. Visit for library hours or email All proceeds benefit the Atascocita Branch Library.

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