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This Friday @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs Friday Film Series - Hispanic Heritage Month

Please join us on Friday, September 28 at 10:15 AM as the TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. We look forward to showing a 2017 Disney Pixar animated film about aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. This film, rated PG, lasts 105 minutes.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide light refreshments as well as the film. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at 832.927.5420 for further information.  

Teen Book Club--Fruits Basket #1

Fruits BasketCome discuss some “good reads” with fellow teens at the library while you eat pizza!

This month we will be reading the manga Fruits Basket #1.

Date: Tuesday, September 25

Time: 4-5 PM

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library (930 Corbindale Road)

Grades 6-12

No registration required!

Adults - This Friday @ 10:15 - TGIF Programs - Demo Series - JH Lee Innovation Lab Open House

Please come and check out all the cool items and tools housed in the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab, maker of the Friday Film Series door prizes.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide refreshments and support for all TGIF Programs. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library by visiting 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832-927-5420 for further information.

The Page Turners

Please look after momTitle to be discussed: Please look after mom by Kyung-Sook Shin.  Date of meeting: October 9, 6:30 p.m.  Summary: "The book follows the efforts of a family to find the mother who went missing from Seoul Station and their sobering realizations when they recall memories that suggest she may not have been happy."

Katy Branch Library Closed for Repairs on Saturday, September 22, 2018

Attention!The Katy Branch Library will be closed for repairs on Saturday, September 22, 2018.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this closure may cause. Other library branches in the area will be open that day from 10:00am - 5:00pm: the Maud Marks Branch Library and the Katherine Tyra Branch Library

We invite you to visit us again when we reopen on Monday, September 24, 2018.

September Computer Classes

WordNow that the school year has started, why not put yourself in a student’s chair and brush up on a few computer skills?  This month we are offering:

Microsoft Word part 4—September 6
ExcelMicrosoft Excel part 3—September 13
Microsoft Excel part 4—September 20
Windows 10—September 27—bring your own device

All sessions are scheduled for Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.  

Sign up at the Information Desk or call 713-464-1633.

Green Thumb Gardening—Roses: Planting, Growing and Upkeep

RoseThe Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Harris County Master Gardeners invite you to their March class on taking care of roses.  Add beauty to your garden with these colorful and fragrant flowers, and learn how to take care of them so they reach their full potential.

Place: Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Date:  September 18
Time:  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

Copyright © Georges Seguin (Okki) 2017

Adult Crafts-To-Go Kits for September Are Here!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. We're making a decorative, non-edible hard candy magnet this September. 

This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last. Limit 1 kit/adult. Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at (832) 927-5420 for more information. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.

FamilySearch Genealogy Classes This September!

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations and is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history. Join us on Fridays at 3:45 PM in the second floor Computer Lab to learn how to use the free Family Search website (www.familysearch.org) to research your family history.

September 7: Part 1 - Getting Logged In and Starting Your Tree

September 14: Part 2 - Adding to the Tree – Basic Search Features

Pick Up HCPL Items at the Texas Medical Center Library

tmc libraryIt’s not always easy navigating the area around the Texas Medical Center, so HCPL and the TMC Library hope to reduce daily stress for those who work or seek treatment in the Medical Center with the availability of public library items for pick-up and browsing in the TMC Library.

Starting January 3, 2012, Harris County Public Library materials will be available for convenient pickup at the TMC Library location (1133 John Freeman Boulevard).  Simply select the materials you want in the library’s catalog at www.hcpl.net, place a request using your library card, select TMC as the pickup location, and the items will be delivered to the TMC Library.  Once your items arrive, you will receive a notification by e-mail or phone and have one week to pick them up.  If you would just like to browse, the library will have a small collection of books for adults, children and teens available on site.  If you don’t currently have a HCPL library card, you can apply for one online or at the HAM-TMC Library.

Please note that parking is not free at this location.  More information is available through the TMC website.

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